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Should affirmative action be banned in college admissions?

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Why Attacking (or Threatening to Attack) North Korea is a Terrible Idea

Some have suggested that as an alternative to stronger missile defense, greater deterrence, and expanded diplomatic activity that the US strike, or more credibly threaten to strike, North Korea, with the aim of toppling the regime and or destroying its nuclear weapons. This is a very bad idea. Astonishingly, I’ve seen polls that say that more than 60% of Americans favor an attack on North Korea. This is probably because

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How to Make a Great Authorship Speech

From Rosslyn Model Government  The first speech on a bill is either a Sponsorship Speech or an Authorship Speech If you are the person who wrote the bill, it is an authorship speech.  This speech is 4 minutes long. If you have not written the bill but want to make the first speech, it is a sponsorship speech. This is 3 minutes long. These speeches have a slightly different format from normal speeches.  Here’s how to make a great sponsorship/authorship speech: Identify

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Should the US have a single payer health care system?

Health Care Background Introduction to Health Care in the US Related: Millennial Health Care Bibliography Updates Single payer updates Single Payer Background Cities fear Obamacare repeal, warm to single payer Single payer, meet All payer Yes Cities support move to single payer  The conservative case for universal health care Here’s a single payer health care plan that could work Single payer health care better, less expensive  No Why Bernie Sander’s

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Should college be free for all?

General Summary of Sander’s College for All Act College for All Act Sanders says Wall Street tax would pay for his free tuition plan Pro A practical plan for free college tuition that can work now The ambitious goals of Bernie Sanders The case for free college Con Bernie’s Bad College Idea It won’t help struggling students There’s a big problem with Sanders’ plan Why the College for All plan

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The Case Against the Electoral College

Introduction In 2016 Hillary Clinton will win the popular vote by more than 3 million total votes, but she still lost the election to Donald Trump. This is the fifth time in history that the candidate winning the popular vote lost the election, though it is the second time the century. This last happened in 2000, with Al Gore winning the popular vote but losing the election. As I explained

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The Case for the Electoral College

Introduction In 2016, Hillary Clinton will won the popular vote by more than 3 million total votes, but she still lost the election to Donald Trump. This is the fifth time in history that the candidate winning the popular vote lost the election. This last happened in 2000, with Al Gore winning the popular vote but losing the election. How did this happen? It happened because we have an electoral

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Should genetically modified mosquitoes be used in Zika control?

[wpfilebase tag=”file” id=1249] General Genetically modified mosquitoes and the future of disease control — Strong introductory article that generally supports GM mosquitoes. Biotech company releases genetically engineered mosquitoes Describes how GM mosquitoes work and identifies the pros and the cons. FDA says test of genetically engineered mosquitoes is safe Millions of GM mosquitoes fight virus in Caymans Genetically modified mosquitoes scare Floridans War against mosquitoes Deploying mosquitoes against Zika GM

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Should FIFA be dissolved?

General FIFA is on the brink of dissolving Yes Website – New FIFA Now The case for abolishing FIFA Throw FIFA out of the game Dissolve FIFA now FIFA needs to be replaced Abolish corrupted FIFA and start again No A pragmatic proposal for FIFA reform FIFA reforms passed