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COM 287: Persuasive Speaking: Social Cause or Issue Speech

A study of the processes involved in attitude change, with emphasis on the preparation and delivery of persuasive messages. Spring 2019

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Potential Current Event Topics

  • Affordable Care Act
  • Alt-right
  • Confederate memorials
  • DACA
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Executive order
  • Federal interest rates
  • Federal judge appointments
  • Gerrymandering
  • Hate speech
  • Health insurance
  • Hydraulic fracturing (fracking)
  • Immigration
  • Legalizing marijuana
  • Mass shooting
  • Me Too movement
  • Minimum wage
  • Net neutrality
  • North Korea
  • Paris Climate Agreement
  • Political activism
  • Puerto Rico
  • Sanctuary city
  • Syrian civil war
  • Trade tariffs
  • Travel ban
  • UK leaving EU (Brexit)
  • White nationalism

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