Genevieve Bell, an anthropologist and vice president at Intel Corp., with teammate David Weinberger, senior researcher at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. Samuel LaHoz/Intelligence Squared U.S. hide caption

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Diann Rust-Tierney, executive director of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, with teammate Barry Scheck, co-director of the Innocence Project. Samuel LaHoz/Intelligence Squared U.S. hide caption

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Debate: Is It Time To Abolish The Death Penalty?
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Two teams face off in a debate over the extent of the president's war powers at the latest debate from Intelligence Squared U.S. Samuel LaHoz/Intelligence Squared U.S. hide caption

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Debate: Has The President Exceeded His War Powers Authority?
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Jonathan Zittrain, co-founder of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, says the right to be forgotten online is "a very bad solution to a real problem." Samuel Lahoz/Intelligence Squared U.S. hide caption

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Debate: Should The U.S. Adopt The 'Right To Be Forgotten' Online?
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Two teams face off over the motion, "Liberals Are Stifling Intellectual Diversity On Campus," at the latest Intelligence Squared U.S. debate. Chris Zarconi/Intelligence Squared U.S. hide caption

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Debate: Do Liberals Stifle Intellectual Diversity On The College Campus?
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Josef Joffe, author of The Myth of America's Decline, says the U.S. remains a world leader in education, economic performance and innovation. Samuel LaHoz/Intelligence Squared U.S. hide caption

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Debate: Are America's Best Days Behind It?
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Franklin Foer recently wrote a cover story for The New Republic titled, "Amazon Must Be Stopped." He argued against Amazon at the latest Intelligence Squared U.S. debate — and won. Samuel LaHoz/Intelligence Squared U.S. hide caption

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Debate: Is Amazon The Reader's Friend?
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Debate: Should We Genetically Modify Food?
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Bioethicist Peter Singer argues that, under certain circumstances, people should have the right to die at a time of their choosing. Samuel La Hoz/Intelligence Squared U.S. hide caption

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Debate: Should Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?
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Venture capitalist Nick Hanauer, with Elise Gould, argues that a robust economy relies on large numbers of innovators and affluent consumers — and that too much inequality prevents too many Americans from joining those groups. Samuel LaHoz/Intelligence Squared U.S. hide caption

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Debate: Does Income Inequality Impair The American Dream?
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John Yoo, a former lawyer with the U.S. Department of Justice, argues that the NSA's phone records surveillance program is constitutional. Jeff Fusco /Intelligence Squared U.S. hide caption

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Debate: Does Mass Phone Data Collection Violate The 4th Amendment?
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Paul Pillar (right), a former national intelligence officer, with teammate Aaron David Miller, argues that the U.S. should have a smaller military footprint in the Middle East. Samuel LaHoz/Intelligence Squared U.S. hide caption

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Debate: Does U.S. Military Intervention In The Middle East Help Or Hurt?
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Education experts faced off on the motion "Embrace the Common Core" at an Intelligence Squared U.S. debate, moderated by John Donvan (center). Samuel LaHoz/Intelligence Squared U.S. hide caption

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Debate: Should Schools Embrace The Common Core?
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Burt Neuborne and Zephyr Teachout convinced audience members that the right to unlimited spending on political speech is not guaranteed by the Constitution. Intelligence Squared U.S. hide caption

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Is Unlimited Spending On Political Speech A Protected Right?
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Sean Carroll (left) and Steven Novella argue that testimonies about near-death experiences are not evidence of an afterlife. Samuel LaHoz/Intelligence Squared U.S. hide caption

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Debate: Is Death Final?
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Jessica Grose, who writes for Slate, Bloomberg Businessweek and Fast Company, says that millennials have been mischaracterized in the media. Samuel LaHoz/Intelligence Squared U.S. hide caption

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Debate: Millennials Don't Stand A Chance
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Two teams debated the value of online education in an Intelligence Squared U.S. event at Columbia University. Samuel LaHoz/Intelligence Squared U.S. hide caption

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Debate: In An Online World, Are Brick And Mortar Colleges Obsolete?
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Debate: Does Affirmative Action On Campus Do More Harm Than Good?
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Debate: It May Be Flexing Its Muscles, But Is Russia A Marginal Power?
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Hina Shamsi, director of the ACLU's National Security Project, argues against the motion, "The president has constitutional power to target and kill U.S. citizens abroad." Samuel LaHoz/Intelligence Squared U.S. hide caption

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Debate: Should The President Be Able To Order Citizens Killed Abroad?
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Ben Wizner (left) and Daniel Ellsberg argue in favor of the motion "Edward Snowden Was Justified" in an Intelligence Squared U.S. debate on Feb. 12. Samuel LaHoz/Intelligence Squared U.S. hide caption

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