The phrase “always be hungry” is at the core of the winner’s mindset. More than anything else, you need to have a constant drive to win and get better. This post will discuss the many different aspects of the winner’s mindset that is required to consistently push through to late elimination rounds at high-intensity tournaments.
Resolved: The United States ought to substantially reduce its military presence in the West Asia-North Africa region.
The topic for the 2023 September- October Public Forum debate event
The topic for the 2023 November December Public Forum debate event
Resolved: The United States ought to prohibit the extraction of fossil fuels from federal public lands and waters.
Resolved: The United States ought to guarantee the right to housing.
Resolved: The justices of the Supreme Court of the United States ought to be term-limited.
Resolved: The United States Federal Government should increase its diplomatic efforts to peacefully resolve internal armed conflicts in West Asia.
Resolved: Justice requires open borders for human migration.
The topic for the 2022 November December Public Forum debate event
The 2022 November/December topic release for Lincoln-Douglas
How often should topics rotate in Public Forum debate? This article argues they should be bimonthly.
Resolved: Japan should revise Article 9 of its Constitution to develop offensive military capabilities.
This is the second piece in a two-part series on word economy, focusing on recording yourself speak.
In the first part of a mini-series on flowing, Raffi Piliero explores the benefits of computer versus paper flowing.
Resolved: In a democracy, a free press ought to prioritize objectivity over advocacy.
Resolved: In the United States, the benefits of increasing organic agriculture outweigh the harms.
Over time, as you resolve more and more debates, you’ll get better at thinking about debate in the macro sense. Ethan Elasky discusses the importance of watching rounds.
Resolved: On balance, Turkey’s membership is beneficial to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.A total of 83 coaches and 283 students voted for the resolution. The winning resolution received 68% of the coach vote and 65% of the student vote.
Does the number of conditional counterplans matter? This article explores an argument against quantitative accounts of conditionality