• 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…)

  • Debate: The Soho Forum Live

    • April 21, 2020
      6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

      The US economy should be liberated from the governments’ lockdowns right away. On Tuesday, April 21, at 6:00 pm ET, David R. Henderson will take the affirmative, and Justin Wolfers the negative, on the debate resolution: The US economy should be liberated from the governments’ lockdowns right away. David R. Henderson is a research fellow with (more…)

  • Taste of the Trade War — Issue Release Party at Reason’s DC Office

    • Registration
      March 4, 2020
      6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Globalization is delicious, but the trade war is harming domestic producers and driving up prices of imports. Join us at our Dupont Circle office on March 4 to eat, drink, and learn about the benefits of free trade. We will also be celebrating the release of (more…)

  • Debate: The Soho Forum — Is Big Tech Taking Over?

    • March 9, 2020
      6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

      Antitrust should take the initiative to control the size of big tech companies. Big tech companies are threatening democracy— according to Columbia Law Professor Tim Wu, author of The Curse of Bigness.  In an interview last year with Wired Magazine, Prof. Wu, who coined the term “net neutrality,” explains that the tech sector “was traditionally the most decentralized, most innovative part of the economy.” Yet it (more…)

  • Debate: The Soho Forum — Can Trade Wars Be Won?

    • February 4, 2020
      6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

        Can Trade Wars Be Won? Last week, the U.S. and China signed a new trade deal, one that President Trump called, “The biggest deal anybody has ever seen.” The President argues that the tariffs he has imposed are a vital tool to force the Chinese to keep their promises and bring them to the negotiating table. The deal is currently in Phase 1, but (more…)