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Summary: This case already comes locked and loaded with three highly credible sources that prove how development assistance has failed poor countries and wasted hundreds of billions of dollars.
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About "Development Assistance Is Not Pragmatic"
This case attacks any affirmative case where it’s weak. Most affirmatives are going to argue 1 of 2 ways. They’re either going to argue that wealthy nations have a moral duty to assist poor nations or they’re going to argue that development assistance has worked to move nations forward.
This case doesn’t care what they pick. If they pick the moral route, beat them on the value. Add 1 or 2 reasons to prefer and develop the idea of pragmatism as a test. Show the judge why it’s important to care about real-world results rather than moral wishes.
If they choose to argue pragmatism, great. Go scorched earth on development assistance. This case already comes locked and loaded with three highly credible sources that prove how development assistance has failed poor countries and wasted hundreds of billions of dollars. Find more studies, find out why these studies are credible. Beat them on pure knowledge.
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Drew competed in Stoa, NCFCA, and NSDA for four years total at over 40 tournaments with consistent success, winning tournament champion at the 2018 NITOC and placing #1 overall nationally on speechranks. Now, he coaches students and clubs across the nation online and in-person. Drew is committed to the activity of speech and debate and believes in the transformative power of forensics competition.