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Comments on the Bannon vs Frum Debate by Munk Debate Chair, Rudyard Griffiths

Oct 30, 2018

The following are his public comments on November 2 Munk Debate on populism featuring Steven Bannon and David Frum.

The future of western politics is populist not liberal

Sep 5, 2018

The Munk Debates announced today the resolution for the 23rd semi-annual event, to be held in Toronto on Friday, November 2nd, 2018.

Is Political Correctness an Enemy of Free Speech or Does It Help Create a More Just Society?

Mar 5, 2018

The twenty-second semi-annual Munk Debate is announced. Michael Eric Dyson, Michelle Goldberg, Stephen Fry, and Jordan Peterson convene in Toronto to debate political correctness.

Is Donald Trump to blame for the crisis of American Democracy?

Sep 7, 2017

Newt Gingrich, Kimberley Strassel, E.J. Dionne, and Andrew Sullivan convene in Toronto to debate the state and future of American democracy.

Peter Munk Announces Funding to Support Public Debate in Canada and Globally

Apr 28, 2017

$5 million pledge will ensure that the Munk Debate remains Canada’s leading public policy forum for informed debate.

In front of 3,000 people at Roy Thomson Hall, Peter Munk announced his foundation will make a $5 million gift to the Munk Debates to ensure another half-decade of world-class debates take place in Toronto, Canada.