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👎😶 Meanwhile, some historically threatened demographics feel even more at-risk while wearing them. https://t.co/Ioaxn4c364👍😷 Medical experts like Dr. Shan Soe-Lin argue that cloth masks are an imperfect solution, but they're better than… https://t.co/vqdodAUhv8To mask or not to mask? 👍👎 https://t.co/rHP9bItnhZShould more federal dollars be allocated toward testing centers? Or should it be up to the states to fund? https://t.co/gNe02gj40QHow will cost of care affect the spread of COVID-19 in the U.S.? - 33% of Americans have put off treatment for a m… https://t.co/LgiHOVGX5BNearly one-in-four Americans have shared made-up news, according to @PewResearch. https://t.co/cWgYlEViwa
4/9
2020
You have the podium. Use it wisely. https://t.co/au2effhpczThe best time to sneak in your argument during a family debate is when they have food in their mouths 🤫"These rooms have the makings of a debate." https://t.co/hNHiyhh5t9Should Americans wear face coverings in public?😏 https://t.co/6k601joFMY
4/8
2020
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Retweeted by Intelligence Squared U.S.Should in-person voting continue amidst the coronavirus? https://t.co/7djENTX6JJhttps://t.co/V9OPJhUdHQIn uncertain times, opt for civil, reasoned analysis of the facts.
4/7
2020
Consider @JohnDonvan the good angel on your shoulder –– https://t.co/vpgFvrlzbnThe U.S. health care system under COVID-19 –– a glimpse at capacity: • 2.6 doctors per 1,000 citizens • 2.8 hospit… https://t.co/SWWySgsj02
4/6
2020
Worried about being a perfect parent to your now homeschooled children? Behavioral geneticist Robert Plomin argues… https://t.co/691eRe2OE3
4/5
2020
Did you get a similar text? Tweet @ us. @JohnDonvan @AngieHolan @katestarbird https://t.co/YCoMObKjZvWho's responsible for making change? • Individuals • Government • Health care industry • Food manufacturers https://t.co/Nsh7Vpyy7k
4/4
2020
@jakuuire Working to put some more out soon! @jakuuire Thanks for listening/watching!“Scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, that they didn’t stop to think if they should.” W… https://t.co/rR3tx3P2iO
4/3
2020
National quarantine: against American values or a necessity to preserve them?
4/2
2020
@PDShinkman Thanks!Which has a greater impact on a child's development?
4/1
2020
Feeling stuck in an attention vortex of @netflix and the news? Give your brain a little workout with our latest d… https://t.co/5V9ygZj1zA @AngieHolan, editor of @PolitiFact & scholar @katestarbird join @JohnDonvan today to take a new look at fact-check… https://t.co/QFfQnz4gvqFive must-watch debates for social distancing: https://t.co/PA07v9P6oz"There's no question that we have polarized... The bigger problem is that we have become tribalized as a society."… https://t.co/kdjvbP66yD
3/31
2020
"@PewResearch recently polled Americans and found that 82% believe they have achieved the American dream or are wel… https://t.co/urQN5HlbgzDoes capitalism improve the human condition?Debrief on the arguments supporting and challenging a universal basic income in America: https://t.co/bmD3fpkFze"I became a conservative because I believe we shouldn't be arrogant in the use of power." –– @nytdavidbrookshttps://t.co/DgMjh7OJMA"Even threat perception is deeply divided along partisan lines: Democrats are much more likely than Republicans to… https://t.co/rAoAf6sWjrAccording to @awgaffney, health care isn't currently a right in this country, but it "absolutely should be." Do yo… https://t.co/jVshD5L6Df"People vote now more on the basis of their antipathy towards the enemy than their adherence to their own [party]."… https://t.co/qNFkffkDYzGreat minds don't always think alike. Our debaters prove it.If you identify as liberal, does morality have anything to do with that choice? https://t.co/MbKYFvGB5Z
3/30
2020
"During the crisis, it’s hard to think of the long term. But during a crisis is precisely when you must think of th… https://t.co/AcyhSsbpFOWhich nation is the greatest security threat to the U.S.?We're reading Stephen Metcalf's review of “Why We’re Polarized" by @ezraklein –– via @NewYorker https://t.co/LWaX9YyWht
3/29
2020
Twelve leading global thinkers offer their predictions for a world after COVID-19, from globalization to democracy.… https://t.co/jS6flbN62P“Science is organized skepticism.” –– @stewartbrand in "Don't Bring Extinct Creatures Back to Life" https://t.co/MC60rwxB9ZLife after death –– Does it exist? Y/N https://t.co/mt25P2MP6z https://t.co/hiu8yT3cvsDid you miss last month's debate on Anti-Zionism? Stream it here: https://t.co/6c0iPdzpUcBy 2050, 25% of world's population will be over 60. Should we accept a “natural” end? Or should we find a cure to… https://t.co/rPwTO5k8qIWhat is America's greatest virtue?"If ever there was a time for the United States to be looking out into the world and engaging the world, it is now.… https://t.co/THQjvsffm6Scientists can reportedly give a drug to a mouse to make it live 30% longer. Should we cure aging in humans? Debat… https://t.co/Yl40Ps6rJh
3/28
2020
According to H.R. McMaster, intense pressure is the only way to incite change in Iran. Do you agree? Y/N… https://t.co/OQmJ2IxjG8Would the world be better off without religion?Tonight's plans? Dinner and a debate.Next Friday, @katestarbird & @angieholan join @johndonvan to discuss a troubling side-effect of COVID-19: misinform… https://t.co/HcN0G6xLHCThe Senate just passed a bill to give select Americans up to $1,200 in financial relief. Could it boost the popul… https://t.co/HIJ0dEV2fShttps://t.co/Ztmey522Ob founder @PatrickByrne argues the Central Bank's stimulus methods are "old wine in new bottl… https://t.co/V7ZbZ5IdCK"[Globalization] is being rolled back as nations shut borders, restrict travel, and realize that tightly integrated… https://t.co/IdCDwg8mdu"Some commonly recommended rationing strategies, researchers found, could paradoxically increase the number of deat… https://t.co/qv3cEV99w1Could COVID-19 lead to the end of globalization? Y/N
3/27
2020
Health workers are urging efforts to expand medical capacity so that rationing will be unnecessary. But if forced,… https://t.co/DlsdzNMQSrHas COVID-19 made Americans even more politically polarized, @ezraklein? https://t.co/4eCqs3t1e4Millions of students across the country have shifted to remote learning in an effort to combat the spread of COVID-… https://t.co/bvEz0BofRP @CraigNLevitt @milaniabbas We're developing some potential debates like that right now!Did the U.S. killing of Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani violate international law? @milaniabbashttps://t.co/p9YEitld7BIs COVID-19 attacking Western democracy? @DrDaronAcemoglu makes the argument via @ForeignAffairs. https://t.co/NF1KbkxcfPThe central bank is using tactics from the last financial crisis and deploying new ones to keep money flowing. Get… https://t.co/8gJw3tFuMBglob·al·i·za·tion /ˌɡlōbələˈzāSHən,ˌɡlōbəˌlīˈzāSHən/ The process by which businesses or other organizations develo… https://t.co/57rURGy2jaglob·al·ism /ˈɡlōbəlizəm/ The operation or planning of economic and foreign policy on a global basis.No, globalism isn't globalization (a thread).
3/26
2020
@VincentWetzel @JohnDonvan @ezraklein Thanks for listening - glad you enjoyed!COVID-19 is forcing a major reevaluation of the interconnected global economy. 🚨 Will it end globalization as we k… https://t.co/hOCAZmZcPPThis week, Colorado became the 22nd state to eliminate capital punishment. Should the death penalty be repealed na… https://t.co/gwVPbTd2fhThe definition of "populism" has been up for debate. How do you define it?How can trade policies help in the fight against coronavirus? https://t.co/VWnX2ya8hi via @J_A_Hillman in @ThinkGlobalHlth
Retweeted by Intelligence Squared U.S.The COVID-19 epidemic is already playing into today’s nationalist narratives. Will it affect Western democracy as w… https://t.co/jGOF1c1AgESchools across the world are closed due to COVID-19. Does the traditional classroom stand a chance? Throwback to… https://t.co/fgfDoCoXiF.@BernieSanders recently argued that COVID-19 exposed the "incredible weakness" of the nation’s health care system… https://t.co/GyhEfeU32x
3/25
2020
According to @greditor, "In recent years, as overt anti-Semitism has declined, criticism of Israel’s policies from… https://t.co/6DGezJYaGqShould First Amendment doctrine govern free speech online? Should it protect false information regarding the pand… https://t.co/tpsp7eWkecIs health care a right? Should it be? @sallypipes argues that it's a good / service, and therefore necessarily sca… https://t.co/NufLgTF821In simple terms, globalization is the process by which people and goods move easily across borders. Is it to blam… https://t.co/XVxSBJWtPKIs ICE’s use of a Maryland facial recognition database lawful? We're reading this piece from @lawfareblog –– … https://t.co/9DtrjemnEiWhat do @andrewyang and @MittRomney agree on right now? The government giving every American $1,000.… https://t.co/GBXJDGA2T4From the value of remote learning to how government should respond to a crisis –– Here are 5️⃣ debates that will h… https://t.co/GFLibW6lQd
3/24
2020
What would the COVID-19 pandemic look like without the ability to share information via smart technology? Throwba… https://t.co/0lNrsaoDrbCan China be trusted to act as a responsible global stakeholder?Is the coronavirus crash worse than the 2008 financial crisis? @ForeignPolicy reviews –– https://t.co/P0LILXT8Rn https://t.co/fMMpSxiPBCDid the push toward global integration leave our most vulnerable populations behind? https://t.co/kidf4jPBJZG. Alan Tarr on "five common mistakes made in arguing for the preservation of the Electoral College." –– via… https://t.co/tVugEEKnLPLast year, John J. Mearsheimer argued China would become so powerful in 30-40 years that the U.S. would have to put… https://t.co/Z7RxdhXcRNYes or No to this statement –– "The Maximum Pressure Campaign Against Iran Is Working." https://t.co/0ytaU8Yt0Y https://t.co/9uZSoAjCFbAccording to @rabbijilljacobs, "Yes, anti-Semitism is alive and well, and increasingly it masquerades as criticism… https://t.co/y4VPx9DksU"Military escalation is the logical outcome of a U.S. 'maximum pressure' campaign that, by steadily squeezing the I… https://t.co/7WdUTlllJFBig Tech versus government regulators –– these are the bills to watch: https://t.co/u2gCU425lN • Consumer Online P… https://t.co/H67ykOBWRj
3/23
2020
The @CDCgov projects that in various COVID-19 scenarios, 2.4 million to 21 million people might need hospitalizatio… https://t.co/zg4QfxNfB3What should the United States’ trade policy with China be? @CFR_org's @lizeconomy and author @fredhochberg debate –… https://t.co/RHhzEvYuG9"We talk a lot about the left/right divide in political media. But we don’t talk enough about the more fundamental… https://t.co/z5vZ7Vkt09Debrief on the four broad models of Medicare for All: 1. Single payer (gov. purchases services) 2. Dual payer (gov… https://t.co/a348fWeHF7
3/22
2020
"The way the Electoral College operates today is not carved in stone," says @jessewegman. "The winner-take-all rule… https://t.co/KsU5x5yEFW"If the economy slips into a serious recession, will it doom President Trump’s reelection chances?" Political scie… https://t.co/AeTrsuQ3WK
3/21
2020

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