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When in conflict, a nation’s self-interest should outweigh its international commitments to migrants (IPPF)

When in conflict, a nation’s self-interest should outweigh its international commitments  to migrants (IPPF)

When in conflict, a nation’s self-interest should outweigh its international commitments to migrants (IPPF)

Lecture General News  UN Migrants and Refugees The Refugee Brief Refugee-Migrants Emergency Europe Migrant News @ AL Jazeera July 30 Ethnic networks help local refugees integrate into the host country economies How many refugees are there are where are they? Excellent intro article. Refugee terms  July 29 Refugee policy must be changed . This article argues for restricting the number of refugees the US accepts. Somali refugees arrested on terrorism

Resolved: The benefits of genetically modified food outweigh the risks (Texas UIL LD)

Resolved: The benefits of genetically modified food outweigh the risks (Texas UIL LD)

With the agriculture industry’s increasing reliance on mutant seeds, which were used in 90 percent of American corn last year, counteracted by the recent passage of mandatory GMO-labeling laws in Vermont, Maine, and Connecticut (with Oregon and Colorado likely to follow suit), GMOs are on the tips of our tongues—and at the bottoms of American stomachs—like never before. As with most deeply polarizing subjects, the pros and cons are manifold (and

What does it Mean for the EU to “Join” the BRI?

One thing that debaters will struggle with is what it means for the EU to join the BRI. The reason is that there is no concrete answer to this question. First, remember that the BRI is just a concept, it is not a legal document. If an entity joins a trade agreement, there is a trade agreement to sign. The trade agreement identifies specific obligations that both sides agree to.

Instructions for adding multiple users to your account

Coaches  can now add users to their accounts on their own. Instructions for doing so —  (1) Purchase a multi user account.  Coaches/team leaders can purchase multi user accounts that allow them to add students and assistant coaches as users.  These subscriptions start at $239 and additional users can be purchased in bulk or individually by adding a certain number of additional users. If users purchase wish to add a

PF Power Points for Coaches/Teachers

We’ve added 15 new Power Points that coaches/teachers can use and modify as they wish for teaching students Public Forum debate. The Power Points are synched to our Teachers’ Guide and textbook, using the school uniforms topic, but they can be easily modified for other topics. They are accessible to subscribers from our main PF home page.

Two African American High School Boys Make History At Harvard Debate

Full article at Black Enterprise Two African American Atlanta-area high school students led their debate team to its second consecutive win at Harvard University’s annual international debate tournament—making history after achieving an unprecedented, undefeated record, according to a press release on the matter. Seniors DJ Roman of North Atlanta High School and Keith Harris of Westlake High School clinched the win for their debate team in the championship round. The pair,

DebateUS! Supports China NSDA’s Summer Camp

DebateUS! Supports China NSDA’s Summer Camp

We had a great time working with the National Speech & Debate Association of China on their first summer camp, which attracted 125 students from all around China. DebateUS! instructor Dr. Michael Hester directed the camp and supported the entire staff.  Natalie Bennie coached a Public Forum lab and Dr. Rachel Williams ran the Public Speaking course. It was great to see Ryan Wang, one of the very first NSDA