What’s the Res?

What’s the Res - Season 2, Episode 21 - An Introduction to Policy Debate: An Interview with Bryan Brooks

September 27, 2019

Josh interviews Bryan Brooks, debate coach for Grace Academy in Georgetown, Texas. They discuss the unique format of policy debate, the kinds of analysis pertinent to this debate, k-debate, spreading (with a demonstration of Bryan spreading), and the 2019-2020 policy resolution, "The United States federal government should substantially reduce Direct Commercial Sales and/or Foreign Military Sales of arms from the United States." Bryan describes the major arguments he sees on Affirmative and Negative, and he closes with advice for novices. Check it out, and let us know what you think!

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