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The Soho Forum Debates
81 minutes | Jun 10, 2022
Did Prescription Opioids Cause The Overdose Epidemic?
Doctors Adriane Fugh-Berman and Jeffrey Singer debate the harms of prescription opioids
80 minutes | May 20, 2022
A Feminist Debate on Sex Work
Reason's Elizabeth Nolan Brown makes the case for legalizing sex work. Author Julie Bindel wants customers to be held criminally liable.
77 minutes | Apr 22, 2022
Send The U.S. Military to Taiwan?
Brookings Institution senior fellow William Galston debates former State Department diplomat Peter Van Buren
84 minutes | Feb 24, 2022
Regulate Social Media? Jonathan Haidt Debates Robby Soave
Professor Jonathan Haidt of NYU and Reason's Robby Soave debate the harms of social media and what the government should do about it.
85 minutes | Dec 18, 2021
Two Libertarians Debate Vaccine Mandates
George Mason University Law Professor Ilya Somin debates Libertarian Party activist Angela McArdle
90 minutes | Nov 24, 2021
Abolish Intellectual Property Rights?
Patent lawyer Stephan Kinsella debates Law Professor Richard Epstein
94 minutes | Oct 8, 2021
U.S. Foreign Policy: Bill Kristol vs. Scott Horton
Antiwar.com's Scott Horton takes on The Weekly Standard's founding editor, Bill Kristol
83 minutes | Sep 17, 2021
Do Voter ID Laws Undermine the Democratic Process or Ensure Trustworthy Elections?
NYU's Eliza Sweren-Becker debates Hans von Spakovsky of The Heritage Foundation
72 minutes | Jul 30, 2021
Is the Free State Project a Better Idea than the Libertarian Party?
The Free State Project's Jeremy Kauffmann debates the L.P.'s Angela McArdle in a Soho Forum debate.
80 minutes | Jul 16, 2021
Does Bitcoin Have the Potential to Become a Generally Accepted Medium of Exchange?
Financial consultant John Vallis vs. George Mason University economist Lawrence H. White
120 minutes | Apr 23, 2021
Socialism or Capitalism? A Soho Forum Debate
Jacobin's Ben Burgis and Soho Forum's Gene Epstein debate which system better promotes freedom, equality, and prosperity.
82 minutes | Mar 26, 2021
Is More Presidential Power Necessary in the Modern World? A Soho Forum Debate
Stanford University's Terry Moe and the Cato Institute's Gene Healy debate giving fast-track authority to U.S. presidents.
87 minutes | Mar 5, 2021
Should Businesses Only Focus on Shareholder Value? A Soho Forum Debate
Ayn Rand Institute's Yaron Brook says yes, Whole Foods' John Mackey says no.
99 minutes | Jan 22, 2021
Should the U.S. Government Adopt an Industrial Policy? A Soho Forum Debate
American Compass Executive Director Oren Cass vs. the Cato Institute's Scott Lincicome on whether the U.S. should increase its intervention in the manufacturing industry.
88 minutes | Dec 18, 2020
End the COVID-19 Lockdowns? Two Epidemiologists Debate
Harvard's Martin Kulldorff vs. Andrew Noymer of UC Irvine
91 minutes | Nov 20, 2020
The Electoral College: Keep or Replace? A Soho Forum Debate
Richard Epstein vs. Lawrence Lessig
96 minutes | Nov 2, 2020
Completely Replace Fossil Fuels Within 20 Years? A Soho Forum Debate
Jeff Nesbit and Bjorn Lomborg on the threat of climate change and what should be done about it
24 minutes | Oct 19, 2020
Who Should Libertarians Vote for in 2020? A Soho Forum Update
Ilya Somin, Angela McArdle, and Francis Menton refresh their cases for Biden, Jorgensen, and Trump.
94 minutes | Sep 18, 2020
Could All Parents Have 'Pandemic Pods' If There Were More School Choice? A Soho Forum Debate
As K–12 education goes remote, groups of parents are hiring teachers to teach their kids in person. Is that wrong?
92 minutes | Aug 21, 2020
Does COVID-19 Strengthen the Case for Medicare for All? A Soho Forum Debate
Gerald Friedman of the University of Massachusetts says yes, while the Pacific Research Institute's Sally Pipes says no.
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