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- Extemp Prep for June 29, 2020 – Three headline topics covered in this week’s Extemp Prep download include the Supreme Court, Israel, Apple.
- Impromptu Prep for June 29, 2020 – “It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.” ― Theodore Roosevelt
- Parli Prep for June 29, 2020 – Topics in this week’s Parli Prep include Video Manipulation, Confederate Symbols, Seattle, Cancel Culture, Chief Justice, Mail-in Ballots, Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Gretchen Whitmer.
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New in Monument Libraries
- Arms Exports – The Season 20 NSDA Policy resolution is now available in the Archive Library. “Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially reduce Direct Commercial Sales and/or Foreign Military Sales of arms from the United States.” NOTE: This relates closely to Stoa’s Season 21 resolution. PLUS Members should download this material to prepare for Stoa’s policy debates for Season 21.
- Energy Policy – The Season 20 NCFCA Policy resolution is now available in the Archive Library. “Resolved: The United States Federal Government should substantially reform its energy policy.”
- Monetary Policy – The Season 20 Stoa Policy resolution is now available in the Archive Library. “Resolved: The United States Federal Government should substantially reform its banking, finance, and/or monetary policy.“
- Policy Debate – Taiwan – Use this video to learn how a well-flowed, structured debate round rolls. Jeub/Jeub lost to Donaldson/Gilbreath in the end, but the round was an excellent example of a policy debate well done.
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New Affiliate Announcements
- Next Week’s New Monument Course – Monument’s third course launches next week, “Mastering the Monument Method.” Have you invited your people to the class yet?
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Next Week in Monument
- Monument Monday for July 6, 2020
- New extemp, impromptu, and parli prompts.
- The first debate releases for the season.
- Launch of the new Monument Course MASTERING THE MONUMENT METHOD.
- New Modeling video “Calvin and Hobbes” that models a junior speech (kids under 12 years old).
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