20 Extemporaneous Topics (Un)complicated

Extemporaneous topics categorized in easy and some more difficult questions for speaking class or contest competition dispute public speaking ideas:

  1. Does lifting the moratorium on commercial whaling cause more slaughter by commercial vessels in the oceans?
  2. Is it acceptable to force American laborers or employees to be fingerprinted at the working place?
  3. Should all young girls up to 15 years be required to get the vaccine against the human papillomavirus H P V to avoid cancer of the cervix?
  4. Should NASA abandon plans and blueprints for colonization of the Moon by 2020 - or even Mars?
  5. Should we improve mental health care for returning veterans and servicemembers - longer than five years after they have returned home?

  1. Should India and China work together to counter western economic power? Or is it still under construction and do we see and hear less about that successfull joint venture?

  2. Could the conflict between Georgia and Russia implode to a threat to world peace? Pick some other regional conflict if you like, as long as you stay close to actual politics.

  3. Do the Six-Party Talks on North Korea's nuclear program lead to a satisfying package solution? What if they progress on down to earth nuclear tests ...

  4. Does the Arab television stations al-Arabiya, al-Jazeera and the Saudi financed Middle East Broadcasting Center in the United Arab Emirates together reach more people worldwide watching television than CNN?

  5. Does the system to register and grant patents for new innovations needs to be reformed?

  6. Does Venezuela really need to nationalize private rice-processing plants? And why the powerplant supplies branches ...

  7. Is legalizing the opium cultivation in Afghanistan a better option than forcing it down?

  8. Is Osama bin Laden still alive? Or has the conspiracy ended a couple of years ago with the sniper action ...

  9. Should the federal Attorney General be chosen by the people?

  10. Is the NATO nuclear policy consistent with our federal nuclear policy

  11. Is Vladimir Putin the real almighty political and national strength that Russia needs now?

  12. May U S military authorities hire private security contractors in doubtful areas?

  13. Must the international community assembled in the ASEAN nations (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) work collaboratively to reduce greenhouse gas emissions - or is that a so-called mission impossible for lots of nations? (You can fill in other organizations as alternative extemporaneous topics)

  14. Must we make the immigration system consistent with national economic precedences and priorities - what are the exceptions anyway?

  15. Will the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty C T B T have more positive ramifications for arms control - or is it 'paper tiger'?