Special Programming - Intelligence Squared: The Two Party System Is Making America Ungovernable - March 11, 2011

Posted by: danny 3/11/2011 12:42 AM

March 11, 2011
Friday
Special Programming
Intelligence Squared: The Two Party System Is Making America Ungovernable
The Republican and Democratic parties are entrenched in calcified partisanship, where politics is played as a zero-sum game.  The rise of the Tea Party, liberal backlash, and the exodus of moderate voices from Congress all point toward the public’s growing discontent.  Has our two-party system failed us? Is this a call to change our two-party system of governance?

Moderated by John DonvanDavid Brooks and Arianna Huffington argue for the motion.  Zev Chafets and P.J. O'Rourke argue against.

Link:
http://intelligencesquaredus.org

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