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College Football Should Be Banned

How Malcolm Gladwell and Buzz Bissinger won the Slate/Intelligence Squared live debate on May 8.

May 7 2012 2:16 PMGet Rid of College Football (But Keep the NFL)Why Buzz Bissinger will argue that college football should be banned at the Slate/Intelligence Squared live debate on May 8 in New York City.
May 1 2012 6:42 PM“Hey, It Worked for Me”Why Jason Whitlock will argue that college football should not be banned at the Slate/Intelligence Squared live debate on May 8 in New York City.
April 30 2012 3:50 PMShould College Football Be Banned?Watch—and participate in—the Slate/Intelligence Squared live debate on May 8, featuring Malcolm Gladwell.
April 13 2012 5:26 PMSilicon Valley, Serendipity, and CatsSlate/Intelligence Squared debater Evgeny Morozov explains the Internet.
April 11 2012 12:31 PMVoting Against the AlgorithmWhy Siva Vaidhyanathan will argue that the Internet constricts politics at the Slate/Intelligence Squared debate on April 17.
March 14 2012 4:45 PMWhy America's Capitalism Is Better Than China'sWho won the March 13 Slate/Intelligence Squared debate, and how.
March 7 2012 6:18 AMA Pox on Both Your HousesWhy Minxin Pei will argue that America does capitalism better than China—barely—at the Slate/Intelligence Squared live debate on March 13.
March 5 2012 3:05 PMDoes China Do Capitalism Better Than America?Watch—and participate in—the Slate/Intelligence Squared live debate on March 13.
Feb. 2 2012 6:45 AMTwinkies Are Science Fair ProjectsAnd other reasons the government should play a role in America’s war on obesity.
Jan. 11 2012 5:02 PMIt’s Time for the U.N. To Admit PalestineWho won the Intelligence Squared debate, and how.
Jan. 5 2012 8:00 AMThe Granddaddy of Dumb IdeasWhy Aaron David Miller thinks admitting a Palestinian state to the United Nations would be a terrible move.
Jan. 4 2012 7:05 AMThe U.N. Should Accept Palestine as a Full Member StateWith Jan. 10’s Slate/Intelligence Squared debate approaching, former Palestinian presidential candidate Mustafa Barghouti explains why Israel and the United States are on the wrong side of history.
Nov. 16 2011 3:40 PMLet’s Abolish Religion!How two British atheists convinced a crowd of New Yorkers that the world would be better off without faith at last night’s Slate/Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.
Nov. 9 2011 4:32 PMAn Atheist’s EvolutionWhy Charles Darwin’s great-great-grandson stopped believing in God.
Nov. 4 2011 2:58 PMWould the World Be Better Off Without Religion?Watch—and participate in—the Slate/Intelligence Squared U.S. live debate on Nov. 15.
May 2 2012 5:40 PMLet Them PlayWhy Tim Green will argue that college football should not be abolished, at the next Slate/Intelligence Squared live debate on May 8 in New York City.
April 30 2012 6:29 PMHead GamesWhy Malcolm Gladwell will argue that college football should be banned at the Slate/Intelligence Squared live debate on May 8 in New York City.
April 18 2012 4:51 PMThe Web Is Turning Us Into Narrow-Minded DronesHow Eli Pariser and Siva Vaidhyanathan convinced a roomful of New Yorkers they’d been brainwashed by the Internet. 
April 13 2012 9:17 AMPopping the Myth of the Filter BubbleWhy Jacob Weisberg will argue that the Internet expands our political perspectives at the Slate/Intelligence Squared debate on April 17. 
April 9 2012 6:08 PMDoes the Internet Narrow Our Political Horizons?Watch—and participate in—the Slate/Intelligence Squared live debate on April 17.
March 9 2012 1:21 PMExcuse Me, But Your Democracy Is Ruining My CapitalismWhy Euro Pacific Capital CEO Peter Schiff will argue that China does economic policy better than the U.S. at the Slate/Intelligence Squared live debate on March 13.
March 6 2012 6:30 AMFull Speed Ahead, Without a Steering WheelWhy Eurasia Group President Ian Bremmer will argue that America’s liberal capitalism is still better than China’s state capitalism at the Slate/Intelligence Squared live debate on March 13.
Feb. 8 2012 12:56 PMUncle Sam Is Not Coming to DinnerWho won the Slate/Intelligence Squared debate on whether obesity is the government’s business, and why.
Jan. 30 2012 5:37 PMIs Obesity the Government’s Business?Watch—and participate in—the Slate/Intelligence Squared live debate on Feb. 7.
Jan. 6 2012 11:31 AMIsraeli Democracy in PerilWhy Daniel Levy thinks Israel’s policy toward the Palestinians is poisoning the Jewish state from within.
Jan. 4 2012 3:48 PMPalestine’s Bid for U.N. Membership is Dangerous and WrongWith the Jan. 10 Slate/Intelligence Squared debate approaching, former Israeli ambassador to the U.N. Dore Gold explains why the Palestinian effort destabilizes the region.
Jan. 3 2012 3:31 PMShould the U.N. Admit Palestine as a Full Member State?Watch—and participate in—the Slate/Intelligence Squared live debate on Jan. 10.
Nov. 10 2011 3:28 PMReligion Doesn’t Make People Immoral, Being Human DoesAn interview with Rabbi David Wolpe: Why he’ll argue against the motion,"The World Would Be Better Off Without Religion," at the Nov. 15 Slate/Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.
Nov. 8 2011 5:06 PMWhy We’d Be Miserable in a World Without ReligionAn interview with King’s College President Dinesh D’Souza: why he’ll argue against the motion, “The World Would Be Better Off Without Religion,” at the Nov. 15 Slate/Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.
Oct. 26 2011 3:31 PMA Victory for the President’s Jobs Plan (Sort Of)How Obama’s plan won over the crowd during last night's Slate/Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.

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