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Weekly Questions: August 24th – August 30th

Written by Shreya Joshi and James (Jimmy) Gao. Happy practicing!

Do you want to start honing in on your speaking skills? Below is a list of USX and IX questions for the week of August 24th – August 30th. Best of luck & happy practicing!

US Extemp

  • Will never-Trump Republicans be a potent political force in the 2020 election?
  • What steps can the federal government take to minimize the scope of the COVID-19 eviction crisis?
  • Is it time for the US to embrace postal banking?
  • Will COVID-19 force meaningful rule changes within the NCAA?
  • Are Trump administration moves to curtail the FDA’s authority unwise?

International Extemp

  • Will Navalny’s “unexpected illness” be the end of Putin’s reign?
  • What could Bolivia have done to prevent the death toll from the coronavirus?
  • Will Belarus be able to reignite its protest momentum after the government response?
  • Will Xi Jinping’s “clean plate campaign” succeed in fighting food insecurity concerns in the country?
  • What can the African Union do to protect Kenyan health workers as COVID-19 numbers rise?

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