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DEBATE Resources: Home

Essential links for debate.



Opposing Viewpoints

The New York Times

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The New York Review of Books

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Public Forum Debate - Case Development & Evidence

Research several arguments on both sides of the issue.

Effective persuasion requires credible, unbiased, quality supporting evidence, including:

  • facts
  • statistics
  • expert quotations
  • studies
  • polls

Select the best evidence to support the teams claims.