The Munk Debates provide a lively and substantive forum for leading thinkers to discuss the pressing issues of our time.

Toronto, Canada
Joined October 2009
“I've never seen the country in the state it's in now. It raises profound questions about the enduring success of the American experiment.” @gideonrachman arguing that America is an empire in decline: munkdebates.com/podcast/amer…
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Brilliant analysis of America and China’s economies and where to invest in the long term. Great to hear civil discussion. It’s why I’m a @munkdebate member and thank you @rudyardg
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Soaring #debt, falling wages, rising #inequality, #AfghanistanDisaster.... Are we witnessing the end of the American empire? @AEI's @KoriSchake and @FT's @gideonrachman debate the future of American power in our latest podcast: munkdebates.com/podcast/amer…
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Enjoyed this debate with @scottsantens. And no, Covid-19 has obviously not proven that it's time to embrace a Universal Basic Income.
Has #COVID19 era government cash handouts proven that it's time to embrace a Universal Basic Income? @scottsantens and @oren_cass debate #UBI on the latest @munkdebate podcast, out now: munkdebates.com/podcast/univ…
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Excited to see @munkdebate TV series The Question Before US featuring the best of our main stage debates on Crave TV. @BellMediaPR crave.ca/en/tv-shows/munk-de…
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I grew up at the foot of racist statues in the South. LISTEN to my debate with @GeorgeWill about taking them down. @munkdebate @washingtonpost
What should we do with the statues of Robert E Lee, Sir John A Macdonald, and Winston Churchill? @GeorgeWill and @CornellWBrooks take on this debate in our latest podcast, out today: munkdebates.com/podcast/stat…
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What should we do with the statues of Robert E Lee, Sir John A Macdonald, and Winston Churchill? @GeorgeWill and @CornellWBrooks take on this debate in our latest podcast, out today: munkdebates.com/podcast/stat…
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This @munkdebate with @alfiekohn and @tguskey is ABSOLUTELY FASCINATING. The insidious effects of grading do not get enough attention in my view. "Be it resolved: schools that grade students are failing them" Thanks to @jaymctighe for alerting me to it! munkdebates.com/podcast/scho…
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New podcast debate on #VaccineMandates: should governments step in and force the unvaccinated to get the shot? @DrPaulOffit and @MartinKulldorff take on the debate of the moment in our latest podcast: munkdebates.com/podcast/vacc…
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“If we want to have long-term trust in public health, we cannot use coercion and mandates. We have to use education and mutual trust.” @MartinKulldorff argues against #VaccineMandates in the latest @munkdebate podcast, a must-listen: munkdebates.com/podcast/vacc…
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"We have to compel people to do the right thing because they seem not to want to do the right thing on their own.” @DrPaulOffit argues in favour of #VaccineMandates in the latest @munkdebate podcast, out now: munkdebates.com/podcast/vacc…
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Is it time to get rid of the A, B, and C's? Students are heading back to class, and some educators believe it's time to scrap outdated grading methods. If you're a parent, you won't want to miss our latest podcast debate between @tguskey and @alfiekohn: bit.ly/3yXVs1w
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Is meritocracy - long championed as a way of attaining success through hard work - responsible for the demise of the middle class? @Yale's @DSMarkovits and @TheEconomist's @adwooldridge join us for latest Munk Debates podcast, out now: munkdebates.com/podcast/meri…
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