A public forum dedicated to civil debate on the most hot-button issues of the day. Hosted by Josh Hammer, Newsweek's the Debate features passionate discourse between our guests while also highlighting common ground.
Professor Michael Eric Dyson from Vanderbilt University debates David Azerrad from Hillsdale College about whether to give African Americans cash reparations for the past injustice of slavery.
Do extra legal protections for law enforcement from constitutional lawsuits make sense? Billy Binion from Reason Magazine and Jim Copeland from Manhattan Institute join us on this week's edition of The Debate.
Max Eden from the American Enterprise Institute and Marcus Johnson, PhD student at American University debate critical race theory and the recent push by Republicans to ban it from American schools.
Alexis Mrachek from the Heritage Foundation and Josh Shifrinson from Boston University exchange opposing points of view on the magnitude of the geopolitical and national security threat posed by the Russian Federation.
Oppression, aggression or self defense? Omar Baddar, a member of the National Policy Council at the Arab American Institute, and David Brog, the director of the Maccabee Task Force join us to debate the current situation unfolding in Israel.
Mike Davis, founder and president of the Article III Project and Tom Rogers, Editor at Large for Newsweek, founder of CNBC/MSNBC join us to debate the idea of adding seats to the Supreme Court
Brad Polumbo, policy correspondent for the Foundation for Economic Education and Pedro Gonzalez, senior writer at American Greatness, debate the idea of a $15 national minimum wage.
Dr. Kevin Sabet, President of Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM) and Maj. Neill Franklin (Ret.), former Executive Director of the Law Enforcement Action Partnership (LEAP) join us to debate the pros and cons of marijuana legalization.
What is "cancel culture" and is it destroying our society—or holding the powerful accountable? Kmele Foster, co-host of the Fifth Column Podcast, debates Virginia Heffernan, LA Times columnist and co-host of Slate's Trumpcast, for our first conversation on cancel culture.
Talk show host and media entrepreneur Armstrong Williams joins us to debate Allan Katz, former Ambassador to Portugal and founder of American Public Square, about a spate of new GOP voting laws that limit early and mail-in voting.