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General Speech ยป Debate Topics

Films on Demand: Intelligence Squared For current UWest patrons only.

Recorded debates on current issues and controversial topics.


A database of current topics and issues under debate. Includes citation and resources for the pro or con side of the debate.

New York Times: Room for Debate

Outside experts and commentators discuss various issues and current events.


Providing pro/con sides to specific issues. Contains documents resources and easy citations.

Public Agenda: Discussion Guides

The discussion guides outline several approaches to solving specific public policy problems, along with the pros, cons and trade-offs of each choice.ย