• Debate: The Soho Forum Live

    • October 18, 2020
      3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    To combat climate change, the world’s nations must make it their highest priority to completely replace the burning of fossil fuels within the next 20 years. On Sunday, October 18, at 3:00 PM ET, the Soho Forum is hosting an online debate on the resolution: To combat climate change, the world’s nations must make it their highest priority (more…)

  • Debate: The Soho Forum Live

    • September 16, 2020
      6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    To combat inequality, greater investments must be made in public schools so as not to accommodate the formation of “pandemic pods” by affluent parents. Pandemic Pods vs. Public Schools? Are Pandemic Pods the answer to public school closures? Many parents are forming these privately-funded mini-schools, which pay for a teacher to instruct their children. Others warn that this market (more…)

  • The Costs and Unintended Consequences of Tobacco and Vaping Flavor Bans

    • August 27, 2020
      1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Bans on flavored vaping products and e-cigarettes are intended to protect young people from tobacco and nicotine. But is prohibition the answer and what do we know about the unintended consequences experienced in places that have already implemented vaping and flavor bans?

  • Debate: The Soho Forum Live

    • August 19, 2020
      6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    The Covid-19 pandemic makes it all the more urgent for the U.S. to install a system of Medicare for All.  Is Medicare for All the Solution to Soaring Health Care Costs? Imagine nearly dying from Covid-19, spending 60+ days in the hospital, making a miraculous recovery, and then nearly dying a second time when you receive (more…)

  • Debate: The Soho Forum Live

    • July 22, 2020
      6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Libertarians should vote for Donald Trump in the next presidential election. Who Will You Vote For? On Wednesday, July 22, at 6:00 pm ET, Francis Menton will take the affirmative, and Angela McArdle the negative, on the debate resolution, Libertarians should vote for Donald Trump in the next presidential election.   Francis Menton writes the popular Manhattan Contrarian blog (more…)

  • Debate: The Soho Forum Live

    • June 24, 2020
      6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    There is overwhelming evidence that the criminal-justice system is racist. Our planned debate on the presidential election has been postponed to Wednesday, July 22, so that we can join the urgent public discourse on the criminal justice system. On Wednesday, June 24, at 6:00 pm ET, Radley Balko will take the affirmative, and Rafael Mangual the negative, on the debate (more…)

  • Debate: The Soho Forum Live

    • June 1, 2020
      6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

      The lockdown has saved hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of lives and spared American hospitals the horrors of rationing care. On Monday, June 1, at 6:00 pm ET, Dr. Marty Makary will take the affirmative, and Dr. Knut M. Wittkowski the negative, on the debate resolution, The lockdown has saved hundreds of thousands, if (more…)

  • Reason Weekend 2021

    • March 18, 2021 - March 21, 2021
      8:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Come join the fun at Reason Weekend 2021, 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 and views. It will be a weekend to remember! Reason Weekend is open exclusively to members of Reason’s Torchbearer Society, who are (more…)

  • Virtual Panel Discussion: Vaping and COVID-19

    • May 19, 2020
      12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Numerous sources have suggested vaping could be a risk factor for either contracting or increasing the severity of COVID-19. Some politicians have gone so far as to demand the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) temporarily ban e-cigarettes until the pandemic subsides. The World Health Organization (WHO) claims the tobacco industry is creating doubt about the (more…)