Student Debaters Take Center Stage - Young Voices Debate Tough Topics: DEI and Climate Change

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Student Debaters Take Center Stage - Young Voices Debate Tough Topics: DEI and Climate Change

This week: New episode: Students showcase the power of debate’s presence in classrooms A look at the students representing tomorrow’s leaders Celebrating our colleague’s achievement from the Daughters of the American Revolution Your Sunday reading…
May 26, 2024

The Pursuit of Happiness: Virtue or Pleasure? Newsletter

This week: New episode: What do philosophers and historians have to say about finding happiness? A look at which countries are the happiest this year Your Sunday reading list     Greek philosopher Aristotle first…
May 20, 2024

Newsletter: Should the Courts Restrict Access to the Abortion Pill?

This week: A new Mock Trial:  Is the FDA right on the Abortion Pill? A closer look at the rise of medication abortions in the U.S. Your Sunday reading list     As we acknowledge…
May 13, 2024

Newsletter: Should Elite Universities Reinstate the SAT?

This week: New episode: Is the SAT the best objective measure for academic success? A closer look at the public opinion on standardized test scores Your Sunday reading list     Earlier this week on…
May 6, 2024

Newsletter: Is Free Speech Threatened on Campus?

This week: Protests on college campuses: When do student protests require intervention? A closer look at what students would be comfortable saying on campus Debates to help navigate the most complex questions on the Middle…
April 29, 2024

Ban the Box Newsletter: Should We Banish the Criminal History Check Box from Job Applications?

ARGUING YES Beth Avery Senior Staff Attorney at the National Employment Law Project   ARGUING NO Jennifer Doleac Executive Vice President of Criminal Justice at Arnold Ventures   MODERATOR John Donvan Host and Moderator-in-Chief  …
April 23, 2024

Newsletter: Should Congress Stop Funding the War in Ukraine?

This week: New episode: Should Congress authorize more money to help Ukraine fight Russia? A closer look at how aid to Ukraine compares to other U.S. spending Your Sunday reading list     In step…
April 15, 2024

Newsletter: Is Religion a Force for Good?

ARGUING YES Shadi Hamid Columnist and Editorial Board Member of The Washington Post; Assistant Research Professor of Islamic Studies at Fuller Seminary   ARGUING NO Annie Laurie Gaylor Co-Founder and Co-President of the Freedom From…
April 5, 2024

Childhood Obesity Guidelines Newsletter: Good Medicine or Too Extreme?

ARGUING “GOOD MEDICINE” Dr. Julia Nordgren Pediatric Lipid Specialist at Palo Alto Medical Foundation; Attending Physician at the Stanford Weight Clinic   ARGUING “TOO EXTREME” Dr. Janna Gewirtz O'Brien Pediatrician and Assistant Professor at the…
April 1, 2024

Revisiting the Debate: Should TikTok Be Banned in the U.S.?

ARGUING YES Kori Schake Senior Fellow and Director of Foreign and Defense Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute   ARGUING NO Milton Mueller Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology School of Public Policy;…
March 22, 2024

Newsletter: Does Taylor Swift Deserve Her Billion Dollar Fortune?

ARGUING YES Jessica Flanigan Political Philosopher and Chair in Ethics and Democratic Values at the University of Richmond   ARGUING NO Ingrid Robeyns Chair in Ethics of Institutions at Utrecht University's Ethics Institute; Author of…
March 18, 2024

Newsletter: Should We Address the Gender Wage Gap?

ARGUING YES Kadie Ward Chief Administrative Officer and Commissioner at the Pay Equity Commission of Ontario    ARGUING NO Allison Schrager Economist; Bloomberg Opinion Contributor; Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute   GUEST MODERATOR Nayeema…
March 11, 2024
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