Ethos Voting Guide: Stoa TP 2019-2020

Ethos Voting Guide: Stoa TP 2019-2020

Harrison Durland took a look at Stoa’s 2019-2020 TP options. Here are some of his conclusions intended to spark your own independent thinking. 1. Resolved: The United States Federal Government should substantially reform its banking, finance, and/or monetary policy....
1ACs In Real Life: A Grassroots Policy Push

1ACs In Real Life: A Grassroots Policy Push

Imagine if legislation were made by policy debaters. I recognize that some readers may be imagining a dystopian world where almost nothing gets done due to a paranoid fear of starting a nuclear war, and even I realize that a congress composed of policy debaters could...
The Stock Issues, Revisited

The Stock Issues, Revisited

In mid-2017, I wrote an article describing what the stock issues are and why they are useful. I still recommend that article for a basic introduction into the stock issues, but since then, I have updated my views on the framework. This article presents a newer and...