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  • Debate: The Soho Forum — Richard Lowry vs. Alex Nowrasteh

    • December 14, 2022
      6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Debate: Nationalism is an important value that Americans should support. For the affirmative: Richard Lowry is the editor in chief of National Review, the nation’s premier conservative publication. He was selected to lead NR by its founder, William F. Buckley. Under his guidance, it has grown from a print magazine into a vibrant digital property. (more…)

  • Debate: The Soho Forum — Lawrence White vs. Frederic Mishkin

    • January 26, 2023
      6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Debate: Replacing the Federal Reserve with free-market institutions would significantly improve the economy’s money, banking, and financial systems. For the affirmative: Lawrence H. White is Professor of Economics at George Mason University. His forthcoming book Better Money: Gold, Fiat, or Bitcoin? (Cambridge University Press, 2023) compares and contrasts alternative monetary standards. Best known for his (more…)

  • Debate: The Soho Forum — Ryan McMaken vs. Jonathan Casey

    • February 21, 2023
      6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Debate: The break-up of the United States into different regions is a workable option likely to bring a marked improvement in human affairs. For the affirmative: Ryan McMaken is a senior editor and economist for the Mises Institute where he has published more than a thousand articles focusing largely on the global economy, foreign affairs, (more…)

  • Reason Weekend 2023

    • March 16, 2023 - March 19, 2023
      6:00 pm - 12:00 pm

    Come join the fun at Reason Weekend 2023, our annual long weekend for members of Reason’s exclusive Torchbearer Society. You’ll spend time with great speakers, engage in spirited conversation, and enjoy amazing food at one of California’s most beautiful resorts. It will be a weekend to remember! Register today! Join: Nobel Laureate Vernon Smith Eamonn (more…)

  • Debate: The Soho Forum — Yaron Brook vs. Bryan Caplan

    • March 23, 2023
      6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Debate: Anarcho-capitalism would definitely be a complete disaster for humanity. For the affirmative: Yaron Brook is the host of the podcast and YouTube program The Yaron Brook Show. Brook was the Executive Director of The Ayn Rand Institute (ARI) for 17 years (2000-2017). He continues as Chairman of the Board of ARI. Brook has co-authored (more…)

  • Debate: The Soho Forum — Alex Nowrasteh vs. Francis Menton

    • April 24, 2023
      6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Debate: The U.S. should have free immigration except for those who pose a security threat or have a serious contagious disease. For the affirmative: Alex Nowrasteh is the director of economic and social policy studies at the Cato Institute where most of his work has focused on immigration. He is widely published in newspapers, blogs, (more…)