Monday 30 June 2014, Shirley Dent

Teens and social media: everything in moderation?

With a bit of adult guidance, children should be free to interact and experiment online.

Thursday 26 June 2014, Justine Brian

Debating Matters National Final 2014

On Friday, 12 schools from across the UK will be making their way to London for the Debating Matters Competition 2013/14 National Final

Tuesday 24 June 2014, Rob Lyons

My DM Journey

This month, Debating Matters is launching an exciting new contest open to all participants in the competition

Friday 13 June 2014, Jason Smith

We shouldn’t put our faith in judges

A recent event on the problem of surveillance suggested that the best solution was oversight by the courts. That's a mistake.

Monday 9 June 2014, David Bowden

Don’t ban Nietzsche, read him!

Students calling for a ban on books and philosophers being studied and debated at a university is a depressing illustration of the state of academic freedom today

what's happening next

Battle of Ideas 2018

13 & 14 October 2018, The Barbican, London