High School Students Debate Rising Powers Impact on the US
February 2009 Topic for National Forensic League's Public Forum Debate

The National Forensic League (NFL) is the nation's oldest and largest debate and speech honor society. In February 2009 the Stanley Foundation and NFL will work together as students involved in policy forum debate, an audience friendly form of debate, will debate on the resolution:

That, on balance, the rise of Brazil, Russia, India, and China (BRIC) has had a positive impact on the United States.

Student members of NFL are encouraged to engage with their local communities on debate topics. Please consider contacting your local high school to invite a student debater in community as a speaker on this topic.

This page is part of Rising Powers: The New Global Reality, a project from the Stanley Foundation.