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Is intrusive electronic surveillance justified during a pandemic?

Is intrusive electronic surveillance justified during a pandemic?

Background Mass surveillance is spreading along with COVID Location tracking firm that helped Trump win election now wants to cash in on carona virus We mapped how the caronavirus is driving surveillance around the world Apple-Google Contract Tracing Apple & Google want to turn your phone into a COVID tracking machine Countries are using apps and data networks Drone Pandemic: Will Caronavirus invite the world to meet big brother?] Government

Should the US institute universal background checks?

DebateUS! Resources Introductory essays  Video  Bibliography 2019 Bibliography Background/General How the NICS background checks system works (2019) The promise and background of universal background checks (2019) Background checks good Support background checks and extreme risk protection orders (2019) Background checks won’t stop mass shootings. We need them anyway (2019) Universal background checks do not violate the 2A (2019) Background checks fail/Are Bad Background checks don’t work (2019) Against universal background

Is white nationalism a threat?

Possible Extemp Questions Is white nationalism a threat? What can the US do to reduce the risks of white nationalism? Should white nationalism be considered terrorism? White nationalism is a threat Trump’s thin skin is hurting US national security (2019).  The president’s aides are reluctant even to broach the dangers of white racist violence and electoral interference with him. Stop me if you’ve heard this one:There’s a dangerous threat to

Gun Control — Should Assault Weapons Be Banned?

Background The US had a ban on assault weapons.  What did it expire? (2019) Yes. Twenty five years ago, when Biden was chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Congress passed the Public Safety and Recreational Firearms Use Protection Act — commonly called the assault weapons ban. It prohibited the manufacture or sale for civilian use of certain semi-automatic weapons that could be converted to fire automatically. The act also banned

What steps should the United States take to improve the safety of America’s drinking water supply?

Referene Water Pollution: Everything You Need to Know (2019) Harms Millions of Americans are drinking dangerous water (2019) 11 terrifying things that would be found in drinking water (2019) There is a good chance your drinking water is bad for you (2019) Millions of Americans drink potentially unsafe tap water (2019) Effects of improving water quality on early childhood growth (2019) Why America’s drinking water needs improvement (2019) Is US

Should the US increase offshore drilling?

Reference What is “offshore”? General Offshore Oil and Gas Explained US offshore drilling remains cut by 58% (July 2019) Trump administration postpones plan to expand offshore oil drilling (2019) Pro Offshore oil drilling crucial for US security Oil, gas development moves from shale to offshore  A new US oil production peek looks imminent  Tremendous room for growth for offshore oil and natural gas  Con Republicans like me are breaking with

Should the US Support the Green New Deal?

<iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”” frameborder=”0″ allow=”accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture” allowfullscreen></iframe> Background The Green New Deal, Explained (2019) As we will see, the exact details of the GND remain to be worked out, but the broad thrust is fairly simple. It refers, in the loosest sense, to a massive program of investments in clean-energy jobs and infrastructure, meant to transform not just the energy sector, but the entire economy. It

Middle School TOC Questions

Renewable energy Has the time come for the United States to abandon fossil fuels as a primary source of electricity production? Problems with the status quo Climate change resources  Oil dependence resources Should the United States increase its use of nuclear power? Resources  What steps should the U.S. pursue in its efforts to combat climate change? Nuclear Power bibliography  Wind bibliography Are renewable energy sources the best way to ensure

Should Big Tech Be Broken Up?

The June NSDA nationals topic was wether or not the US should apply antitrust regulation to Big Tech. We have a large number of resources available from this topic, including — Annotated Bibliography and evidence downloads Intro Essay  Pro Essay . Con Essay .  Daily Update  Pro Lecture . Con Lecture Intro Lecture Con Artificial Intelligence Scenario  Con Court Clot Scenario  Con Privacy Answers  Con Innovation Answers Con Social Media Bad Answers Con Wealth  Concentration Answers


Is Trump’s Border Wall Beneficial?

Will the border wall reduce the border crisis? Will the border wall reduce illegal immigration? Is the border wall racist? Does the border wall undermine American leadership? Does diverting funds from the military to build the border wall threaten the military? Is the diversion of funds from the military constitutional? Is the border war a threat to the environment? Updates Supreme Court: Trump Can Use Funds for Border Wall Fight