In this episode, debaters from the UWO Debate Society take to the mics to argue about the efficiency and efficacy of the Canadian government’s response to the opioid crisis. Has Canada done enough, quickly enough, to be considered ‘responsible’?
How intentional are you in the way you use inquiry?
What would it take for nation known for its diversity to change its inclusionary policies?
Is being curious the ideal way to live?
How competitive debating can influence politics, society, and individual lives.
Will a populist, anti-immigration agenda come to Ottawa?
What if we are using debates about ‘free speech’ as a proxy for in-group/out-group identification?
The full audio of the Wolf Hall Debates event on political correctness
Beware the words that can mean anything to anyone.
All accusations of political in/correctness are political.
The merits and faults of political correctness are impossible to measure without accounting for the values we have already assumed.
The full audio of the Wolf Hall Debates event on the proposition of a Basic Income Guarantee
The compulsion to learn lies at the nexus of intrigue and ignorance.