Christopher Hitchens vs. Tony Blair: The Full Transcript

November 27, 2010

New Statesman: "You may need to set aside the rest of your Saturday to get through this, but here in full is the transcript of the long-anticipated Munk debate between Christopher Hitchens and former prime minister Tony Blair. The motion: "Be it resolved, religion is a force for good in the world". No prizes for guessing who was arguing for and against.
Read it here. (

Preliminary poll results show Hitchens winner of religion debate with Tony Blair

“To terrify children with the image of consider women an inferior creation. Is that good for the world?” - Christopher Hitchens.

Preliminary results posted on the Munk Debates website from an audience poll suggest Mr. Hitchens won the debate. Read More (

Clip from the debate

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BBC Newsnight: Christopher Hitchens (Preview)

Jeremy Paxman interviews Christopher Hitchens in Washington D.C. Full interview on BBC2, Nov 29, 7.30pm. 


Christopher reads from Hitch-22: A Memoir