2017 Philadelphia Scholastic Debate League Champions!

Debate Team

Debate Team

Coach:  Mr. George Bezanis  (gbezanis@philasd.org )

March 2018 Topic:

  • Resolved: On balance, the current Authorization for Use of Military Force gives too much power to the President.


February 2018 Topic:

  • Resolved: The United States should abolish the capital gains tax.

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January 2018 Topic:

  • Resolved: Spain should grant Catalonia its independence.

December 2017 Topic:

  • Resolved: NCAA student athletes ought to be recognized as employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act.