• Debate: The Soho Forum — Legislators in multiple states are actively working to make it harder for Americans to vote.

    • September 8, 2021
      6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Legislators in multiple states are actively working to make it harder for Americans to vote. Eliza Sweren-Becker vs. Hans von Spakovsky Resolution: Legislators in multiple states are actively working to make it harder for Americans to vote. For the affirmative:  Eliza Sweren-Becker serves as counsel in the Voting Rights & Elections Program at the Brennan Center (more…)

  • Soho Forum Live Discussion: Ask Gene Anything

    • May 28, 2021
      5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Debate Discussion Party Ask Gene Anything about the Capitalism vs. Socialism debate! Ben Burgis vs. Gene Epstein Resolution: Socialism. is preferable to capitalism as an economic system that promotes freedom, equality, and prosperity. For the Affirmative: Ben Burgis is a philosophy instructor at Georgia State University Perimeter College, a Jacobin columnist, and the host of (more…)

  • Camp Reason June 24-27, 2021

    • June 24, 2021 - June 27, 2021
      8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Camp Reason is SOLD OUT! Please contact Jennifer Kambara at jennifer.kambara@reason.org if you’d like to be put on a waiting list. Spend an incredible weekend with Reason at Stein Eriksen Lodge in Park City, Utah! You’ll hear from great speakers, engage in spirited conversations under a starry sky, and reconnect with other friends of liberty. Bring your (more…)

  • Debate: The Soho Forum — Socialism vs. Capitalism

    • April 18, 2021
      3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Socialism is preferable to capitalism as an economic system that promotes freedom, equality, and prosperity. Socialism vs. Capitalism On Sunday, April 18, Soho Forum Director Gene Epstein will take the live debate stage to argue against the resolution: Socialism is preferable to capitalism as an economic system that promotes freedom, equality, and prosperity. Gene has previously defended (more…)

  • Debate: The Soho Forum — Time for a More Powerful Presidency?

    • March 17, 2021
      6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    To make the federal government more effective, presidents should be given fast-track authority to propose bills, for all types of legislation, that Congress must approve or deny by majority vote and without change. Time for a More Powerful Presidency? “We live in a modern society with serious modern problems and we have a government that (more…)

  • Debate: The Soho Forum Live — Our First Live Event of 2021! With John Mackey & Yaron Brook

    • February 18, 2021
      5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    A clearly-articulated purpose, consciously embodied by the leadership, should be an essential element in all business organizations, while also enhancing shareholder value. John Mackey will be defending the core theme of his recent book, CONSCIOUS LEADERSHIP: Elevating Humanity Through Business, in the form of the resolution, A clearly-articulated purpose, consciously embodied by the leadership, should be an essential element in all business organizations, while also enhancing shareholder value. There’ll be (more…)

  • Debate: The Soho Forum Live — Is Industrial Policy Back in Vogue?

    • January 13, 2021
      6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    To promote prosperity among all income groups, the U.S. government should adopt an industrial policy. Industrial Policy Back in Vogue? “Will COVID-19 Bring Industrial Policy Back in Vogue?”  That’s the headline in a recent column in The Diplomat. The columnist writes:  “The pandemic has forced an overdue discussion on whether too much faith has been placed in (more…)

  • Debate: The Soho Forum Live — Do We Need to Impose Tighter Lockdowns?

    • December 13, 2020
      3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    Coronavirus lockdowns should be lifted and replaced with a targeted strategy that protects the old and other high-risk groups. Do We Need to Impose Tighter Lockdowns? With Covid cases rising in the US, there has been a call to revert to tighter lockdowns. Governors and mayors have already started imposing greater restrictions on everyday life. Infectious disease epidemiologist (more…)

  • Debate: The Soho Forum Live — Time to Dismantle the Electoral College?

    • November 11, 2020
      6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    The Electoral College is the best means of electing a president compared to any other that might be devised.  Time to Dismantle the Electoral College? With this coming Tuesday’s presidential election hinging on just a few swing states and undecided voters, calls have already begun to end the Electoral College and transition to a “one (more…)