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Friday, September 22, 2017
Against the backdrop of North Korea's nuclear advances and escalating regional tensions, we ask: How should the U.S. respond to its most urgent national security threats?
Friday, May 5, 2017
Walmart has long been a target for critics of corporate expansion. They say that it pushes out locally-owned businesses and mistreats its employees. Others say Walmart provides countless jobs to low-skilled workers. Has Walmart been good for America?
Friday, October 7, 2016
Does support for Trump reflect an uninformed populism and misplaced anger by a large swath of the American electorate? Or have the elites failed to empathize with their struggles, and failed to craft effective policies to help them cope?
Monday, July 4, 2016
Is Congress still the most powerful branch, or is this the era of the imperial presidency? Has the President usurped Congress's legislative power? Airs Monday at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. in place of Insight with Beth Ruyak.
Friday, April 22, 2016
The auto industry, agriculture, the energy sector. What do they have in common? These industries benefit from government subsidies in the form of loans, tax breaks, regulation, and other preferences. Do we need subsidies or is this corporate welfare?
Friday, January 22, 2016
Since the Syrian Civil War began in 2011, more than 4 million Syrians have fled the country, creating the greatest refugee crisis since World War II. Should the U.S. let in 100,000 Syrian refugees? Airs at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. in place of Insight.
Friday, January 1, 2016
The constitutionality of racial preferences in college admissions will be back before the Supreme Court this term. Airs Jan. 1 in place of Insight at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Friday, September 26, 2014
More than 40 states have adopted the Common Core State Standards, new national academic benchmarks in reading and math. But the Common Core has become the center of a highly contentious debate nationwide.
Friday, August 15, 2014
Intelligence Squared U.S., an Oxford-style debate. The topic debated here: Individuals and organizations have a constitutional right to unlimited spending on their own political speech. 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. on the News Station, in place of Insight.