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© 2019 Edinburgh University Debates Union

Resources

Useful information to improve your debating skills...

Monday's workshop materials:

More coming soon...

Do not forget to follow current affairs!! Read the sources with just a critical perspective and try to find many different opinions!! Here are some useful sites**:

  • BBC, The Economist, Al Jazeera, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, RT

  • John Oliver's Last Week Tonight, Vox, Buzzfeed, Very Short Introductions Series

  • Find more news sites here.

** You can get free subscriptions for some of these on DiscoverEd.

Content Related Prep:

  • SOCIAL JUSTICE:

    • Video workshop by Dee Courtney 

    • Why I'm no longer talking to white people about race, a podcast/book by Reni Eddo-Lodge

    • Stuff Mom Never Told You, a podcast on women's issues

    • The Root, US based news site focused on race issues

    • Them. US based news site focused on LGBTQ+ issues

    • Follow on Instagram: @nowhitesaviours, @rachel.cargle, @laylafsaad, @shishi.rose

  • INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

    • Foreign Affairs, The Economist, The Diplomat, Council on Foreign Relations

    • Foreign Policy (Shadow Gov't for Democratic views; Elephants in the Room for Repubican perspective)

    • Vox Videos, AJ+ Videos

    • Pod Save America, Pod Save The World, Citations Needed

    • Listen to podcasts on any of the previously mentioned sites.

    • Prisoners of Geography, Why Nations Fail