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Images from Battle of Ideas 2015.
Thanks to James Berry, Paul Brocklehurst, Lameya Chaudhury and Tom Fenn for the pictures.
Gap-year do-gooding won't save the world, Jim Butcher and Pete Smith
Teaching; it’s about what you know, Joanna Williams
Anti-smoking zealots are censoring reality, Barry Curtis
Something Borrowed, Alec Wilkinson
Magna Carta-800 years of freedom: A spiked debate , WORLDbytes
Views on the news: Patriotism , WORLDbytes
Against the tyranny of the majority, Tim Black
Happiness: A modern malaise, Kathryn Ecclestone
'Sexual consent contracts’ are now a thing. Would you sign?, Olivia Goldhill
E-cigarettes: miracle or health risk?, Jon Henley
Riots in Baltimore: a crisis of authority, Sean Collins
On the legalisation of drugs, City Journal