Topics

Debate Nirvana currently has research on 61 different topics.

Scan the list of topics below or use the Search Bar on the right-hand side of the screen to quickly find what you're looking for.

A constitutional convention would do more good than harm

5 PRO | 4 CON
Published: Jan. 19, 2018, 5 p.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

Ad blockers do more harm than good

3 PRO | 4 CON
Published: July 16, 2018, 5:50 p.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

All anonymous posting and commenting on the Internet should be banned

4 PRO | 3 CON
Published: Jan. 17, 2018, 10:41 p.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

All internships should be paid.

2 PRO | 3 CON
Published: July 16, 2018, 5:50 p.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

American intervention in Iraq during the Iraq War did more good than harm

0 PRO | 0 CON
Published: Jan. 17, 2018, 10:41 p.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

Animal testing does more good than harm

9 PRO | 8 CON
Published: Jan. 22, 2018, 8:08 p.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

California High Speed Rail will do more good than harm

3 PRO | 4 CON
Published: Jan. 23, 2018, 5:53 a.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

Candidates running for presidency must have been elected to a public office

3 PRO | 3 CON
Published: Jan. 17, 2018, 10:41 p.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

Celebrities are positive role models

5 PRO | 6 CON
Published: Jan. 22, 2018, 4:59 a.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

Cell phones should be allowed in prisons

2 PRO | 5 CON
Published: Jan. 22, 2018, 9:24 p.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

Cell phones should be allowed in schools

0 PRO | 0 CON
Published: Jan. 22, 2018, 10:39 p.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

College athletes should be paid

4 PRO | 3 CON
Published: Jan. 22, 2018, 10:31 p.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

Computer hacktivism does more good than harm

6 PRO | 5 CON
Published: Jan. 23, 2018, 1:11 a.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

Congress should significantly increase the number of justices on the US Supreme Court

6 PRO | 3 CON
Published: Jan. 17, 2018, 4:32 p.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

Cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, do more good than harm

4 PRO | 4 CON
Published: Jan. 23, 2018, 5:55 a.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

Drone warfare does more harm than good.

3 PRO | 3 CON
Published: Jan. 22, 2018, 6:14 a.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

Ecotourism does more harm than good

4 PRO | 2 CON
Published: Jan. 22, 2018, 1:49 p.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

Employers should require a 2.0 GPA for hiring teen workers

6 PRO | 4 CON
Published: Jan. 23, 2018, 5:56 a.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

Food aid does more harm than good

0 PRO | 0 CON
Published: Jan. 22, 2018, 11:17 a.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

Food trucks should be banned

4 PRO | 4 CON
Published: Jan. 22, 2018, 1:11 a.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

Genetically modified foods do more good than harm

5 PRO | 4 CON
Published: Jan. 23, 2018, 2:27 a.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

Giving children an allowance does more good than harm

6 PRO | 7 CON
Published: Jan. 23, 2018, 4:58 a.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

High school attendance should be voluntary

6 PRO | 4 CON
Published: Jan. 22, 2018, 11:55 p.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

High school tackle-football does more harm than good

4 PRO | 3 CON
Published: Jan. 23, 2018, 3:43 a.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

High schools should have mandatory drug testing for participation in extracurricular activities

6 PRO | 6 CON
Published: Jan. 19, 2018, 9:45 p.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

High schools should not require algebra

5 PRO | 0 CON
Published: Jan. 22, 2018, 4:21 p.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

Homework should be banned

6 PRO | 0 CON
Published: Jan. 22, 2018, 3:43 a.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

Justice Antonin Scalia’s Supreme Court career did more good than harm

4 PRO | 4 CON
Published: Jan. 19, 2018, 9:46 p.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

Juveniles should be tried as adults

6 PRO | 0 CON
Published: Jan. 22, 2018, 3:05 p.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

Limited carrying of firearms in schools should be allowed

7 PRO | 4 CON
Published: Jan. 23, 2018, 5:58 a.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

National security should take precedence over cyber privacy

4 PRO | 3 CON
Published: Jan. 21, 2018, 2:27 a.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

Puerto Rico should seek American statehood

4 PRO | 3 CON
Published: Jan. 19, 2018, 11:52 p.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

Schools should be gender-segregated

4 PRO | 5 CON
Published: Jan. 20, 2018, 7:31 a.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

Space exploration should not be privatized

4 PRO | 3 CON
Published: Jan. 19, 2018, 11:49 p.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

States should eliminate personal and religious exemptions to required school vaccinations

3 PRO | 3 CON
Published: Jan. 21, 2018, 1:49 p.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

Sugar should be taxed

4 PRO | 5 CON
Published: July 16, 2018, 5:49 p.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

Surveillance cameras in public schools do more good than harm.

4 PRO | 4 CON
Published: Jan. 21, 2018, 4:59 a.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

Teachers should receive substantially greater pay if they agree to give up tenure

3 PRO | 3 CON
Published: July 16, 2018, 5:51 p.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

Texting does more good than harm

3 PRO | 4 CON
Published: Jan. 19, 2018, 6:31 p.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

The D.A.R.E. program is effective

4 PRO | 2 CON
Published: Jan. 19, 2018, 4 p.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

The EU should boycott the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar

3 PRO | 4 CON
Published: Jan. 23, 2018, 5:53 a.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

The Endangered Species Act does more harm than good

3 PRO | 4 CON
Published: Jan. 23, 2018, 6:55 a.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

The High Speed Rail benefits California

3 PRO | 4 CON
Published: Jan. 22, 2018, 7:30 a.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

The U.S. president should be elected by popular vote

3 PRO | 3 CON
Published: Jan. 22, 2018, 7:36 p.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

The UK would be better off economically outside the European Union

4 PRO | 4 CON
Published: Jan. 17, 2018, 1:14 p.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

The US postal service should continue Saturday mail deliveries

4 PRO | 4 CON
Published: Jan. 19, 2018, 3:22 a.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

The US should adopt a single payer health care system

3 PRO | 6 CON
Published: Jan. 22, 2018, 7:36 p.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

The US should have compulsory voting in general elections

3 PRO | 4 CON
Published: Jan. 22, 2018, 7:36 p.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

The US should not modernize its nuclear weapons

3 PRO | 3 CON
Published: Jan. 22, 2018, 7:36 p.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

The United States Federal Government should adopt a nationwide carbon tax

4 PRO | 4 CON
Published: Jan. 17, 2018, 1:14 p.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

The United States should establish a living wage for its workers

4 PRO | 3 CON
Published: Aug. 15, 2018, 9:36 p.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

The direct sale of genetic profiling does more good than harm

4 PRO | 4 CON
Published: July 16, 2018, 5:49 p.m. | Author: sarahwornow7

The driving age should be lowered to 16

0 PRO | 3 CON
Published: Jan. 22, 2018, 7:36 p.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

The use of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas extraction does more good than harm.

3 PRO | 5 CON
Published: Aug. 15, 2018, 9:33 p.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

Tobacco products should be illegal

7 PRO | 7 CON
Published: Jan. 22, 2018, 7:36 p.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

Two years of scouting should be mandatory before graduating high school

4 PRO | 4 CON
Published: Jan. 22, 2018, 7:36 p.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

University education should be free

3 PRO | 3 CON
Published: Jan. 22, 2018, 7:36 p.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

Wikileaks is detrimental to governments around the world

3 PRO | 4 CON
Published: July 16, 2018, 5:50 p.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

Wrestling should not be an Olympic sport

3 PRO | 3 CON
Published: Jan. 22, 2018, 7:36 p.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

Zealandia should be designated as a continent

3 PRO | 3 CON
Published: Jan. 19, 2018, 11:57 p.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater

Zoos do more harm than good

0 PRO | 0 CON
Published: July 16, 2018, 5:48 p.m. | Author: Sarah_Wor_Debater