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Mar 13, 2012
EXCLUSIVE LIVE STREAM TONIGHT: to Broadcast Free Intelligence Squared U.S. Debate Live Online Tuesday, March 13: "China Does Capitalism Better Than America"

WHAT:, the leading online destination for video programs from the world’s best conferences and events, will broadcast tonight’s Intelligence Squared U.S. (IQ2US), "China Does Capitalism Better Than America.” China seems to have emerged unscathed from the global economic crisis, in stark contrast to its biggest debtor, America. But can its brand of state-directed capitalism overcome rampant corruption and the threat of growing inequality, or will the American model of innovation and free markets prevail?

WHEN: Tuesday, March 13th at 6:45 pm EST

WHERE: The debate will be streamed live at Following the live event, will offer the debate as a free on-demand program, and highlights and the full video will be available to share and embed.

In support of the motion:

Orville Schell, award-winning journalist and Director of the Center on U.S.-China Relations at Asia Society

Peter Schiff, CEO and Chief Global Strategist for Euro Pacific Capital

Against the motion:

Ian Bremmer, Founder/President of Eurasia Group and author of The J Curve

Minxin Pei, Professor of Government at Claremont McKenna College and author of China’s Trapped Transition

The Moderator: John Donvan is a correspondent for ABC News’ “Nightline.” In a career that spans more than two decades for ABC News, Donvan previously served as the Chief White House Correspondent, along with postings in Moscow, London, Jerusalem and Amman.