Open To Debate Conversation: A New University Offers "Forbidden" Courses

They say that colleges have become too censorious. That our most prestigious institutions have abandoned their mission of fostering critical…
January 07, 2022

Agree To Disagree COVID Series

Covid is the pandemic threatening our world right now. But the pandemic of misinformation is proving similarly disastrous. Open to…
December 16, 2021

New Podcast: The State Of Debate On Capitol Hill And The American Health Care Act

In this special edition of Open to Debate podcast, we are taking a moment to explore how debates really work…
June 27, 2017

Legalize Psychedelics? The Results Are In.

First off, we at Open to Debate would like to extend a warm thank you to all of those who…
April 30, 2021

RESULTS: We Should Expand The Supreme Court

After keeping the vote open for 7 days, the results are in. The team arguing against the motion “We Should…
October 08, 2021

Open To Debate Wins Five Telly Awards

Open to Debate U.S. Wins Record Five Telly Broadcast Awards At the 42nd Annual Telly Awards honoring excellence in video…
May 27, 2021

The Intelligence Briefing: ‘Twas The Sunday After Christmas

...and all through the House, attention was focused on what Georgia’s voters would espouse. A run-off election to control the…
December 28, 2020

Intelligence Briefing: The Electoral College

This week, the Supreme Court heard arguments (over teleconference) on a case that gets to the heart of a truly…
March 23, 2022

UP FOR DEBATE: Do Identity Politics Win?

In this week's briefing, we dive into identity politics, break down the GOP’s attraction with African Americans, examine why how…
December 14, 2020

20 Books To Raise Your IQ This Summer: Our 2020 Summer Reading List

How can you stay sharp this summer? In true Open to Debate fashion, we’re challenging you – our community–to take…
June 30, 2020

The Year In Review: The Best Debate Moments Of 2022

2022 has finally ended. Some of it bad, some of it splendid. There was Russia’s invasion. And Ukraine’s self-defense. The…
December 22, 2022

2020 - Year In Review

 Looking back at 2020, its been interesting. Open to Debate, like the rest of the world, went virtual as…
December 26, 2020
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