14 episodes

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.

The Munk Debates Podcast Antica Productions and iHeartRadio

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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.

    Be it Resolved: Bernie Sanders is a Compelling Candidate to Beat Donald Trump in the 2020 US Presidential Election

    Be it Resolved: Bernie Sanders is a Compelling Candidate to Beat Donald Trump in the 2020 US Presidential Election

    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

     

    • 41 min
    Be it Resolved: Justice Demands the Payment of Reparations for the Victims of Slavery and their Descendants

    Be it Resolved: Justice Demands the Payment of Reparations for the Victims of Slavery and their Descendants

    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

    • 37 min
    Be it Resolved: Politics as Usual Isn't Working. It's Time for a Revolution

    Be it Resolved: Politics as Usual Isn't Working. It's Time for a Revolution

    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

    • 40 min
    Be it Resolved: Religion is a Force for Good in the World

    Be it Resolved: Religion is a Force for Good in the World

    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.

    • 39 min
    Be it Resolved: Donald Trump Has Committed High Crimes and Misdemeanours

    Be it Resolved: Donald Trump Has Committed High Crimes and Misdemeanours

    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.

    • 43 min
    Be it Resolved: Social Media is a Force for Good in the World

    Be it Resolved: Social Media is a Force for Good in the World

    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.

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

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Essential listening

Credible, informed thinkers with different perspectives and opinions debating important topics .. essential listening

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Liberal Left

Sounding tank

Some quite extreme stuff masquerading as For the good of Society

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Unmissable

The Munk podcasts have quickly become required listening, so nice to listen to reasoned debates by experts on numerous subjects

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