There are also several series of books that summarize both sides to an issue that you can use to research speech topics. To browse these types of books, click on advanced search in IUCAT then enter in these terms under the “Series” area. Each book in the series deals with a different topic.
“Contemporary World Issues Series”
“Social Issues Primary Resources”
Try to find a topic that you are interested in or care about. Many resources can help you think of good ideas. Here are some suggestions: Three good resources to begin with are: