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The IoI hosts a yearly two-day festival, the BATTLE OF IDEAS, runs an acclaimed Sixth Form debating competition, DEBATING MATTERS, and a three-day summer university, THE ACADEMY. Read more ABOUT THE IOI

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Friday 9 December

The rise of the Busybody State

Podcast: Josie Appleton, director of the Manifesto Club, talks about her new book.

Friday 2 December

Are political parties over?

Recording of the debate at the Battle of Ideas 2016

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