Posts filed under: Util/Trutil

Debate for All: Intro to PICs (Tess Welch)

What is a PIC? How is a PIC different than a regular Counterplan?

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Util/Trutil with Tom Placido: RTBF in the US (Part 2)

Picking up where we left off, today’s installment of Util/Trutil will go over a few of the possible advantage areas offered by implementing the right to be forgotten (RTBF) in the US. In particular, we’ll be focusing on an economy […]

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Util/Trutil with Tom Placido: RTBF in the US (Part 1)

Welcome to Util/Trutil. We’re back this week after a one-week hiatus with a two-part special focusing on a plan that implements the right to be forgotten in the US. Today’s piece will discuss inherency and solvency questions. Tomorrow we’ll focus on advantage areas.

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Util/Trutil with Tom Placido: 5 Ways to Research Plans

Welcome to this week’s installment of Util/Trutil. Today’s article will discuss five different ways to research plans generally, with some advice and applications for the new topic. Let’s jump right in!  1. Write Down Examples. No one actually researches away from […]

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Util/Trutil with Tom Placido: Planning for the 1AR

Planning for the 1AR Welcome back to our second installment of Util/Trutil. Today’s topic is 1AR strategy when reading a plan. Before I get into the various 1AR tactics that you can deploy when reading a plan, there are a […]

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Util/Trutil with Tom Placido: Conscription CP

This is the first installment of Util/Trutil where Tom Placido provides insight for debating policy in LD. In this edition, Tom talks about the ubiquitous Conscription CP on the 2014 September/October topic about organ procurement.

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