The Munk Debates Podcast

The Munk Debates Podcast

The Munk Debates podcast is an extension of the main stage events - in subject, speaker selection, tone and format. It will introduce the iconic brand - and its engaging debates about significant issues of our time. Audiences will hear strong and passionate arguments from both sides of an issue so they will have enough information to make up their own minds about where they stand.... Show More

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Can Bernie Sanders beat Donald Trump?

On this episode of the Munk Debates Podcast, New York Magazine columnist Jonathan Chait and The Intercept's DC Bureau Chief Ryan Grim debate the motion Be it resolved, Bernie Sanders is a compelling candidate to beat Donald Trump in the 2020 US Presidential Election.

SOURCES: MSNBC, CNN, The Guardian, CCTV, bitesizedhistory, CBC

 

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Are the descendants of slaves owed compensation?

On this episode of the Munk Debates Podcast, economist and author Dr. Julianne Malveaux and Quillette columnist Coleman Hughes debate the motion Be it resolved, justice demands the payment of reparations for the victims of slavery and their descendants.

SOURCES: CBS News, C-Span, Washington Post

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Is it time for a revolution?

On this episode of the Munk Debates Podcast, New York Times columnist David Brooks and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges debate the motion Be it resolved, politics as usual isn't working. It's time for a revolution.

SOURCES: CNN, The Guardian, Bernie Sanders

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Is God Great?

This week we are airing a special edition of the Munk Debates Podcast—a rebroadcast of a classic debate that launched our series on the world stage. Former Prime Minister Tony Blair and the late Christopher Hitchens - an avowed atheist - debating the motion Be it resolved, religion is a force for good in the world.

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Should Donald Trump be removed from office?

On this episode of the Munk Debates Podcast, The Atlantic's David Frum and The Wall Street Journal's Kimberly Strassel debate the motion Be it resolved, Donald Trump has committed high crimes and misdemeanours.

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Is social media a force for good?

On this episode of the Munk Debates Podcast, Open Web advocate Jeff Jarvis squares off against Wired Magazine and former New York Times columnist Noam Cohen to debate the motion be it resolved, social media is a force for good in the world.

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Will Liberal Democracy survive the century?

On this episode of the Munk Debates Podcast, historian Niall Ferguson and academic Michael Ignatieff debate the motion be it resolved, liberal democracy will not survive the 21st century

SOURCES: CNN, CTV NEWS, EXPRESS UK, SKY NEWS, HETEREDOX ACADEMY, DAILY WIRE, FOX NEWS

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Is Trump winning the global trade war?

One this episode of the Munk Debates Podcast, Jason Furman squares off against Alan Tonselson to debate the motion be it resolved, tariffs are terrific.

SOURCES: CNN, AFP

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Are we headed for a recession?

On this episode of the Munk Debates Podcast, economist David Rosenberg and former Bush economic advisor Pippa Malmgren debate the motion be it resolved, the next recession is sooner than you think.

SOURCES: CBS, Bloomberg, CNBC.

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Is capitalism broken?

On this episode of the Munk Debates Podcast, David Brooks and Arthur Brooks square off against Yanis Varoufakis and Katrina vanden Heuvel to debate the motion be it resolved, the capitalist system is broken. It's time to try something different.

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Will Trump's 'maximum pressure' campaign against Iran force them back to the bargaining table, or are increased sanctions destabilizing the region and making the world a more dangerous place?

In this episode of the Munk Debates Podcast, Mark Dubowitz and Robert Malley debate the motion Be it resolved, Trump’s sanctions regime is the right response to Iran’s regional ambitions.

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Is China the greatest threat to liberal international order today? On this episode of the Munk Debates Podcast, Steve Bannon, former White House Chief Strategist, debates Ian Bremmer, President and Founder of the political risk research firm Eurasia, on the motion Be it resolved, China poses an existential threat to the United States and the idea of freedom.

SOURCES: AP, AFP, Reuters, CNN, CBC, CNBC

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From college campuses to the UN to the US Congress, it's one of the big debates of our time: is anti-Zionism anti-Semitism? Introducing the first episode of the Munk Debates podcast, featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Bret Stephens VS The Atlantic contributing editor Peter Beinart. 

Sources: CNN, CTV.

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The Munk Debates Podcast, a weekly series where the best minds of our time go head-to-head on the big issues driving public debate today. Join the movement to reclaim the art of civil and substantive debate. One Issue. Two sides. You decide.

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