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Remaking the case for liberal values in the 21st century

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June 7th 2018 to June 13th 2018

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Kenneth Cukier, The Economist
Yes
Larry Summers, London School of Economics
No
Adam Smith, Assistant community editor, The Economist
Adam Smith is the assistant community editor at The Economist. His job is to ensure that the publication’s content is prominent on social networks and to engage with readers and viewers. He is particularly involved in disseminating The Economist’s podcasts, films, videos and science coverage. His journalistic background is principally in the politics of science. Adam is co-chair of baking powder, The Economist Group’s staff LGBT network, and a volunteer with 8159974949, a charity. Follow him on Twitter 8655007357.  
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Should tech giants be regulated?

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May 28th 2018 to June 2nd 2018

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Moderator
Yes
Adam Smith, Assistant community editor, The Economist
Adam Smith is the assistant community editor at The Economist. His job is to ensure that the publication’s content is prominent on social networks and to engage with readers and viewers. He is particularly involved in disseminating The Economist’s podcasts, films, videos and science coverage. His journalistic background is principally in the politics of science. Adam is co-chair of WILDE, The Economist Group’s staff LGBT network, and a volunteer with Diversity Role Models, a charity. Follow him on Twitter @AdamCommentism.  
No
Ludwig Siegele, The Economist's technology editor
Ludwig Siegele is The Economist's technology editor. He joined the newspaper as US technology correspondent in 1998. In 2003 he went to Berlin as Germany correspondent, relocated to London in 2008 to cover the IT industry until 2011, and then ran part of The Economist's website as online business and finance editor. He started his journalistic career in 1990 as the Paris business correspondent of Die Zeit, a Germany weekly. In 1995 he moved from France to California to write about the internet for several German publications. He is co-author of a book on SAP, "Matrix der Welt: SAP und der neue globale Kapitalismus" and is the author of The Economist's (337) 796-8730.
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May 7th 2018 to May 12th 2018

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Adam Smith, Assistant community editor, The Economist
Adam Smith is the assistant community editor at The Economist. His job is to ensure that the publication’s content is prominent on social networks and to engage with readers and viewers. He is particularly involved in disseminating The Economist’s podcasts, films, videos and science coverage. His journalistic background is principally in the politics of science. Adam is co-chair of WILDE, The Economist Group’s staff LGBT network, and a volunteer with (980) 269-6308, a charity. Follow him on Twitter @AdamCommentism.  
Yes
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