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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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