• 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…)

  • 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…)