More Recent Archived Topics:
Topic 1: Resolved: The United States’ use of the atomic bombs against Japan was justified.
Topic 2: Resolved: A single-payer system is preferable to reform within the existing private-public health insurance system in the United States.
2019: Resolved: The United States should commit to landing humans on Mars by the end of the 2030’s.
Resolved: When considering U.S. national interest, maintaining current American military assistance to Saudi Arabia is preferable to a significant decrease in assistance.
2018: Resolved: The United States should replace the Electoral College with a direct popular vote for the presidency.
Resolved: On balance, Amazon is good for the United States.
2017: Resolved: On balance, social media has been good for democracy.
Resolved: The United States should require one year of national service from all young adults.
2016: Resolved: The United States federal government should pay financial reparations to African Americans to compensate for historic racial injustices.
Resolved: The United States should increase its military presence in the South China Sea in order to deter Chinese expansionism.
2015: Resolved: The United States should incrementally raise the federal minimum wage to at least $15 per hour by 2020.
Resolved: The European Union should require all member states to significantly increase the number of refugees they accept and resettle.