Economic Thinking Posts on Debate Topics


Obsolescence: Planned, Unplanned, or Imaginary?

For the July 13-18, 2017 Heart of Europe debate tournament, one of the announced motions is: This House would penalize corporations for excessive use of planned obsolescence. Motions page has added comment: Motion Committee...


Federal Transportation Policy

Economic principles and history are at the center of the Stoa transportation topic:  Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially reform its transportation policy. Previous Astounding Ideas/Economic Thinking posts include: • Free Money for...


Notes on NCFCA Policy Topics

NCFCA posted potential debate topics for 2017-2018: A. Resolved: The United States Federal Government should significantly reform its budget and appropriations process. B. Resolved: The United States should significantly reform its policies regarding higher...