Debaters Against Sexism: Taking a Stand

We received an email from the people organizing Debaters Against Sexism: Attached is an article that we would like published as soon as possible; I hope it’ll be pretty self-explanatory when you read this. I, along with Catherine Tarsney, Diana Li, Karlyn Gorski, Bekah Boyer, Mike Bietz, and many other debaters have been working on […]

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NFL Announces New Resolutions

Jan/Feb LD: Resolved: Rehabilitation ought to be valued above retribution in the United States criminal justice system. Jan PF: Resolved: On balance, the Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission harms the election process.

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Handicapping the Jan/Feb Resolution

I haven’t given a whole lot of thought to the reasons why I’m picking the potential resolutions with odds I’ve chosen. Based on instincts, here’s how I’d handicap it: Long Shots Resolved: In a democracy, voting ought to be compulsory. 100:1 Resolved: On balance, labor unions in the United States are beneficial. 250:1 Feeling Lucky […]

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Competition Theory In LD

Lets start with a baseline- critiques and counterplans are arguments that originated in policy debate. As such, if you deploy a policy argument in LD it logically makes sense that you are bound to debate that issue by the parameters established in policy debate. If you want to make your own new argument form that […]

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New Topics Released

New topics have been released! November/December LD: Resolved: The United States ought to guarantee universal health care for its citizens. November PF: Resolved: Current U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East undermines our national security.

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