Weekly Questions: January 25th – February 1st

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

Happy practicing!

US Extemp

  1. Will the attack on the U.S. Capitol lead to D.C. statehood?
  2. Should the U.S. adopt a “vaccine for stimulus” program to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates?
  3. Did Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley’s political maneuvers strengthen their political stock for 2024?
  4. Do the newly restrictive approaches towards content moderation from social media platforms signal the beginning of a new trend?
  5. What are the implications of Roblox’s IPO for the gaming industry?

International Extemp

  1. Is the Vatican’s move to clean its financial house going to significantly help the Church’s image?
  2. What can be done to crack down on immigrant smugglers?
  3. Is the Philippine War on Drugs about to end?
  4. Will the pro-Navalny protests in Russia be successful?
  5. What can be done to improve safety in China’s mining industry?

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