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Date Tournament Round Motion
2019-02-09 Cornell Novice Nationals 2019 & Cornell IV 2019 1 THW actively instill a value of disobeying authority in children.
2019-02-09 Cornell Novice Nationals 2019 & Cornell IV 2019 2 TH as the US would never militarily intervene in other countries.
2019-02-09 Cornell Novice Nationals 2019 & Cornell IV 2019 3 THR the westernization of the elites in post-colonial countries.
2019-02-09 Cornell Novice Nationals 2019 & Cornell IV 2019 4 THBT being single is preferable to being in a relationship.
2019-02-09 Cornell Novice Nationals 2019 & Cornell IV 2019 5 THBT liberal media organisations should actively glorify democratic candidates of color.
2019-02-09 Cornell Novice Nationals 2019 & Cornell IV 2019 Novice_Quarters THBT it is always unjustifiable to maintain friendship with somebody who use hate speech.
2019-02-09 Cornell Novice Nationals 2019 & Cornell IV 2019 Novice_Semis THR the celebration of soldiers as heroes.
2019-02-09 Cornell Novice Nationals 2019 & Cornell IV 2019 Novice_Final Assuming that technology to do so existed, THW would progressively tax happiness and redistribute it.
2019-02-09 Cornell Novice Nationals 2019 & Cornell IV 2019 Open_Semis TH, as an Asian American, would not support the suit against Harvard University.
2019-02-09 Cornell Novice Nationals 2019 & Cornell IV 2019 Open_Final THS the idea of authoritarian reformers in developing countries.
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 1 THW provide means-tested welfare in the form of basic goods and services (including vouchers), rather than cash payments.
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 2 THBT twitter has done more harm than good
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 3 TH Prefers Asian Values to Western liberalism
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 4 THBT investors should cease purchasing bonds issued by the Venezuelan government.
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 5 THBT minority parents should shelter their children from the existence of racism for as long as possible
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 ESL_Semis THBT that the EU should suspend the voting rights of Poland.
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 ESL_Final THW ban the creation of all artificial conscious beings.
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 Novice_Finals THW require all sold products to clearly display their price in Dead Children Currency.
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 Open_Quarters THR the creation and adoption of cryptocurrencies.
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 Open_Semis THBT Mohammed bin Salman's policies are in the interests of the ruling House of Saud.
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 Open_Final Assuming it could be done peacefully, THW replace all existing governments with a single global democratic government.
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 1 THBT Greece should introduce significant financial incentives for companies and individuals currently based in Athens* to relocate to other Greek cities *Over a third of the Greek population lives in Athens.
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 2 THBT it is in the interest of the Chinese Communist Party to cease attempts to infringe on "One Country, Two Systems" in Hong Kong, rather than continuing its current approach.
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 3 THW encourage women to be selfish
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 4 THBT it is in the interest of dominant organised religions for their leaders to declare more progressive interpretations of traditional dogma* *e.g. on dietary and pilgrimage requirements, the acceptability of contraception, same-sex relationships
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 5 THBT consumers should predominantly aim to buy locally produced goods and services
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 6 THW break up Disney
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 7 THBT schools should teach children to be skeptical of parental authority
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 8 In circumstances where a unanimous decision is currently required, THP majority voting as the European Council's decision-making approach
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 9 THW make police commanders personally criminally liable for instances of police brutality committed by their subordinates
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 ESL_Quarters In situations where deliberate economic policies by another state have caused substantial economic harms, THBT international law should recognise that military retaliation can be justified
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 ESL_Semis THBT the US Democratic Party should prioritise employment issues, even at the expense of significant harms to the environment.
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 ESL_Finals TH Opposes the Defining Decade norm
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 Open_Octos THBT local governments in developing countries should allocate significant portions of their budget via Participatory Budgeting
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 Open_Quarters THBT it is in the interest of the Kremlin to take measures to reduce Russian dependency of China (e.g. limit the selling of raw materials to China, reduce the share of Yuan in Russia's currency reserves, not allowing Chinese companies to develop strategic infrastructure such as 5G in Russia)
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 Open_Semis THBT communities that have been victims of atrocities should emphasise the narrative of the 'banality of evil' when interpreting those atrocities
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 Open_Final THBT the Greek government should have rejected the 2015 bailout deal and sought to negotiate further concessions, even at the risk of not receiving a bailout.
2019-01-26 The PES Debate Open 1 This House would allow people raised in isolated communities (e.g. the Amish, Hasidic Jews) to sue their communities for harms caused by their lifestyle
2019-01-26 The PES Debate Open 2 TH, as the US Democrats, would give funding for the border wall in order to definitively end the government shutdown
2019-01-26 The PES Debate Open 3 This House regrets mainstream media's popularization of Western drag culture
2019-01-26 The PES Debate Open 4 THBT liberal states should fund the hacking of infrastructure designed to limit freedom of speech in authoritarian states
2019-01-26 The PES Debate Open 5 This House regrets the increasing presence of nihilism in popular culture (eg. BoJack Horseman, Rick and Morty, Nihilist Memes etc.)
2019-01-26 The PES Debate Open Novice_Final This House prefers a world where everybody believes in the concept of a sleeping God rather than an active God.
2019-01-26 The PES Debate Open Open_Semis This House would rather be a part of the "Club 27" than live an average anonymous life
2019-01-26 The PES Debate Open Open_Final This House believes that Tech Giants (e.g. Google, Amazon, Facebook) should NOT be permitted to sue for patent infringement
2019-01-26 The PES Debate Open Open_Final This House believes that the world was better 10 years ago #tenyearchallenge
2018-10-27 Tilbury House Cologne Open 2018 1 This House regrets the societal expectation of going to the University
2018-10-27 Tilbury House Cologne Open 2018 2 This House would introduce quotas for women in League of Legends Esports teams
2018-10-27 Tilbury House Cologne Open 2018 3 This House believes that the West should impose an arms embargo on Saudi Arabia
2018-10-27 Tilbury House Cologne Open 2018 4 Assuming the technology existed, This House would allow the use of technology X.
2018-10-27 Tilbury House Cologne Open 2018 5 In states with high rates of violent crime This House supports assassination of individuals credibly accused of participating in organized crime
2018-10-27 Tilbury House Cologne Open 2018 Open_Quarters This House regrets the demonization of Donald Trump
2018-10-27 Tilbury House Cologne Open 2018 Open_Semis This House believes that the open immigration policy is not good for Germany
2018-10-27 Tilbury House Cologne Open 2018 Open_Final Assuming that a technology exists that can accurately measure and transfer intelligence This House would radically redistribute intelligence among the population
2018-10-20 Sofia Open 2018 1 THW allow people to sue partners who cheated on them
2018-10-20 Sofia Open 2018 2 THBT Putin is good for Russian power on the international stage
2018-10-20 Sofia Open 2018 3 THBT the Bulgarian government should pay reparations to all those who were subjected to the Revival process
2018-10-20 Sofia Open 2018 4 THBT the western companies and investors should pull out of the Saudi Arabia's Neom project
2018-10-20 Sofia Open 2018 5 THR the increasing presence of nihilism in popular culture (eg. BoJack Horseman, Rick and Morty etc.)
2018-10-20 Sofia Open 2018 Open_Semis TH prefers to be an averagely intelligent person to a genius
2018-10-20 Sofia Open 2018 Open_Final THBT it is NOT legitimate to shame public figures for non:criminal actions they did when they were young (eg. partying, alcohol consumption, soft drugs use, political views etc.)
2018-10-13 Roosevelt Open 2018 1 THS an Opinio System of Education
2018-10-13 Roosevelt Open 2018 2 THS recall elections for national leaders (i.e. presidents, prime:ministers, ministers)
2018-10-13 Roosevelt Open 2018 3 TH as the EU would significantly increase sanctions on Russia as opposed to lifting them
2018-10-13 Roosevelt Open 2018 4 THBT parents should teach morality to their underage children through religious context (e.g. “it is a sin to lie”; "help thy neighbor" etc.)
2018-10-13 Roosevelt Open 2018 5 THW allow workers to sell their rights in exchange for higher pay (e.g. health and safety protections, right to maternity/paternity leave etc.)
2018-10-13 Roosevelt Open 2018 Open_Quarters THO rise of social media influencers
2018-10-13 Roosevelt Open 2018 Open_Semis THBT music streaming services (e.g. Spotify, Apple etc.) do more harm than good
2018-10-13 Roosevelt Open 2018 Open_Final Given the choice, THBT US Supreme Court Justices should be elected by a vote among federal judges rather than a popular vote
2018-07-14 Split Open 2018 1 This House would mandate by law that all couples must equally share domestic work
2018-07-14 Split Open 2018 2 TH opposes left wing media using mockery to cover the far right e.g. The Daily Show, Last Week Tonight
2018-07-14 Split Open 2018 3 This House would prefer that US Supreme Court Justices were elected by popular vote
2018-07-14 Split Open 2018 4 THBT Croatian Democratic Party (HDZ) should disassociate from Thompson including but not limited to not playing his songs on their rallies, not making public appearance at their rallies etc.
2018-07-14 Split Open 2018 5 TH as the UK Conservative Party would hold a second Brexit referendum
2018-07-14 Split Open 2018 Open_Final THBT athletes should not be permitted to express political views during major sporting events
2018-05-12 Novi Sad Open 2018 1 This House supports individuals publicizing the identity of people who attend far right protests and gatherings in the USA to their community (coworkers, employers, family etc.)
2018-05-12 Novi Sad Open 2018 1 This House supports individuals publicizing the identity of people who attend far right protests and gatherings in the USA to their community (coworkers, employers, family etc.)
2018-05-12 Novi Sad Open 2018 2 This House would privatize NASA
2018-05-12 Novi Sad Open 2018 2 This House would privatize NASA
2018-05-12 Novi Sad Open 2018 3 This House opposes Twitch's decision to ban sexually suggestive content on their platform
2018-05-12 Novi Sad Open 2018 3 This House opposes Twitch's decision to ban sexually suggestive content on their platform
2018-05-12 Novi Sad Open 2018 4 This House would allow victims (and families of deceased) of gun violence to sue the sellers of the gun used in the act for compensation
2018-05-12 Novi Sad Open 2018 4 This House would allow victims (and families of deceased) of gun violence to sue the sellers of the gun used in the act for compensation
2018-05-12 Novi Sad Open 2018 Open_Final This House believes that prominent individuals outside politics (e.g. business leaders, celebrities) from developing countries should emphasize the positive aspects of their country, rather than the negative aspects when speaking on an international platform
2018-05-12 Novi Sad Open 2018 Open_Final This House believes that prominent individuals outside politics (e.g. business leaders, celebrities) from developing countries should emphasize the positive aspects of their country, rather than the negative aspects when speaking on an international platform
2018-11-09 Oxford IV 2018 1 Assuming feasibility, THW ban all research into the possible genetic origins of sex, race and sexuality.
2018-11-09 Oxford IV 2018 2 THBT environmental advocacy groups should prioritise lobbying governments to change environmental policy (e.g. cap and trade policies, banning environmentally harmful chemicals) rather than convincing individuals to take responsibility for their contribution to environmental damage (e.g. reducing/recycling waste, taking public transport).
2018-11-09 Oxford IV 2018 3 TH, as Israel, would end compulsory military service.
2018-11-09 Oxford IV 2018 4 THR the depiction of the everyday life of people with disabilities as inspirational.
2018-11-09 Oxford IV 2018 5 THBT the South African government should incentivize the movement of people out of townships, rather than focus on policies that try to economically develop townships.
2018-11-09 Oxford IV 2018 ESL_Semis THBT the US should cut all political, economic and military ties with Saudi Arabia.
2018-11-09 Oxford IV 2018 ESL_Final THBT social movements should reject the glorification of political violence.
2018-11-09 Oxford IV 2018 Novice_Final THBT post-conflict states should actively promote a unifying national narrative in the history curriculum.
2018-11-09 Oxford IV 2018 Open_Quarters THW allow city and local governments to be held civilly responsible for deaths that can be ascribed to homelessness.
2018-11-09 Oxford IV 2018 Open_Semis THBT the use of erotic capital by women does more harm than good.
2018-11-09 Oxford IV 2018 Open_Final THP a world where people believe you should maximize productivity to a world where people believe you should maximize leisure.
2018-10-26 Yale IV 2018 1 This House would remove quarterly reporting requirements for publicly traded companies
2018-10-26 Yale IV 2018 2 This House believes that prominent institutions in marginalized communities (churches, schools, community centres, etc.) should practice the politics of respectability
2018-10-26 Yale IV 2018 3 This House supports the US's use of economic warfare (tariffs, targeted sanctions, etc.) against China in order to force compliance with the rules of the global neoliberal economic order (opening up its economy, protecting intellectual property, not engaging in currency manipulation, etc.)
2018-10-26 Yale IV 2018 4 This House would remove all health restrictions for prospective adoptive parents
2018-10-26 Yale IV 2018 5 This House believes that developing countries should never commit to having their sovereign debt disputes settled by courts in foreign countries
2018-10-26 Yale IV 2018 6 In countries with vigorously contested campaign contribution regulations, this House believes that the political left should not contest the premise that money is speech and should, instead, contest how that speech is regulated
2018-10-26 Yale IV 2018 Novice_Final This House believes that the horrors of history are incompatible with a belief in a Judeo-Christian God
2018-10-26 Yale IV 2018 Open_Quarters In a plurality of cases, this House believes that the "me too" movement should, on balance, prioritize a path towards redemption over retribution
2018-10-26 Yale IV 2018 Open_Semis In legal systems where constitutional courts practice judicial review, this House would apply the "no precedential effect rule" to judgments by single judge margins
2018-10-26 Yale IV 2018 Open_Final This House would legalize and train sex workers specifically to work with disabled people
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 1 THBT Greece should introduce significant financial incentives for companies and individuals currently based in Athens* to relocate to other Greek cities *Over a third of the Greek population lives in Athens.
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 2 THBT it is in the interest of the Chinese Communist Party to cease attempts to infringe on "One Country, Two Systems" in Hong Kong, rather than continuing its current approach.
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 3 THW encourage women to be selfish
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 4 THBT it is in the interest of dominant organised religions for their leaders to declare more progressive interpretations of traditional dogma* *e.g. on dietary and pilgrimage requirements, the acceptability of contraception, same-sex relationships
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 5 THBT consumers should predominantly aim to buy locally produced goods and services
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 6 THW break up Disney
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 7 THBT schools should teach children to be skeptical of parental authority
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 8 In circumstances where a unanimous decision is currently required, THP majority voting as the European Council's decision-making approach
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 9 THW make police commanders personally criminally liable for instances of police brutality committed by their subordinates
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 ESL_Quarters In situations where deliberate economic policies by another state have caused substantial economic harms, THBT international law should recognise that military retaliation can be justified
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 ESL_Semis THBT the US Democratic Party should prioritise employment issues, even at the expense of significant harms to the environment.
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 ESL_Finals TH Opposes the Defining Decade norm
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 Open_Octos THBT local governments in developing countries should allocate significant portions of their budget via Participatory Budgeting
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 Open_Quarters THBT it is in the interest of the Kremlin to take measures to reduce Russian dependency of China (e.g. limit the selling of raw materials to China, reduce the share of Yuan in Russia's currency reserves, not allowing Chinese companies to develop strategic infrastructure such as 5G in Russia)
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 Open_Semis THBT communities that have been victims of atrocities should emphasise the narrative of the 'banality of evil' when interpreting those atrocities
2019-08-05 Athens EUDC 2019 Open_Final THBT the Greek government should have rejected the 2015 bailout deal and sought to negotiate further concessions, even at the risk of not receiving a bailout.
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 1 This House, as South Africa, would forcibly break up exclusive Afrikaaner enclaves
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 2 This House believes that the protections of international law conventions and treaties should not apply to combatants from terrorist organisations (e.g. prohibition on torture, prisoner of war status, guarantee of post-conflict release)
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 3 This House opposes the norm that romantic love should be the primary source of fulfilment in a person's life
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 4 This House believes that the ongoing process of decolonisation should include actively disempowering religions that were imposed on the country during colonialism
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 5 This House would implement substantial measures to impose long-termism in corporate investment culture (e.g. minimum holding periods for shares, yearly rather than quarterly financial reporting, long-term executive compensation plans)
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 6 This House supports granting megacities autonomous control over their economic and social policy (e.g. immigration, health, criminal justice) with national taxation policy remaining under the control of the federal government
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 7 This House would actively encourage women not to have children
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 8 This House believes that the United States should disengage from Syria
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 9 This House believes that developing countries should privatise their State-Owned Enterprises (such as airlines, railway utility companies)
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 EFL_Semis This House would grant individuals and organisations open standing to challenge the constitutionality of laws enacted by their government
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 EFL_Final This House believes that it is unjustified to assist evil regimes in systematically persecuting members of their identity group in order to mitigate and moderate the regime's abuses (e.g. Israel Kasztner in Nazi-controlled Hungary, Wang Jingwei in Japan-occupied China).
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 ESL_Quarters This House would subsidise art that glorifies the working class
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 ESL_Semis This House supports governments significantly increasing their use of big data-based predictive models in decision-making to replace human judgements (e.g. criminal justice policy, allocation of healthcare resources, housing development)
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 ESL_Final In the lead up to the 1994 negotiated settlement in South Africa, this house believes that the ANC should have demanded further concessions (e.g. removing the amnesty provision in the TRC, greater land and economic rights) even at the expense of prolonging the conflict.
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 Open_Partial_Double_Octos This House believes that the WHO should adopt a convention which bans the sell of drugs with high resistance tendencies (e.g. antibiotics) to countries which do not comply with WHO guidelines regarding their medical and agricultural use
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 Open_Octos This House believes that an approach of Political Expansionism on the part of the Chinese state is in the interests of the Chinese people
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 Open_Quarters This House supports a norm of embracing anger in public discourse rather than one of aspiring to dispassionate objectivity
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 Open_Semis This House would impose a narrow banking regulation
2019-01-01 Cape Town WUDC 2019 Open_Final This House believes that the present condition of humanity is preferable to its condition in 100 years time.
2018-11-16 Cambridge IV 2018 1 TH opposes the attempts by the feminist movement to redefine roles and behaviours traditionally associated with women (e.g. wanting to be a housewife, wearing make-up and heels) as empowering.
2018-11-16 Cambridge IV 2018 2 THS countries withdrawing from the International Criminal Court in order to create their own regional replacements (e.g. an African Criminal Court, an InterAmerican Criminal Court).
2018-11-16 Cambridge IV 2018 3 In areas of chronically low academic attainment, THBT the general approach of educational charities should be to focus resources on maximising the potential of exceptional students, over helping the lowest achieving.
2018-11-16 Cambridge IV 2018 4 THS the rise of computational creativity (Infoslide: Computational Creativity' is a scientific field researching AI models that simulate or replicate human creativity. Projects in the field include but are not limited to using AI to script films, compose music, write poetry, and paint).
2018-11-16 Cambridge IV 2018 5 THW give legislative veto power to a Future Generations Commission (Infoslide: For the purposes of this debate, a 'Future Generations Commission' is an independent body mandated with mapping the long-term impacts of governmental policy on the young, or unborn generations).
2018-11-16 Cambridge IV 2018 ESL_Semis Where resources are significantly limited, THBT states should actively promote religion in areas of high poverty.
2018-11-16 Cambridge IV 2018 ESL_Final TH prefers a world in which all children are conceived with DNA from a global genetic database.
2018-11-16 Cambridge IV 2018 Novice_Final THBT it is immoral for individuals who have met their basic needs to not donate any excess wealth to utility maximising causes.
2018-11-16 Cambridge IV 2018 Open_Quarters Actually, THW rather see one innocent man go to jail than see 100 guilty men walk free.
2018-11-16 Cambridge IV 2018 Open_Semis THR 'Operation Car Wash'. (Infoslide: Operation Car Wash' is a broad investigation conducted in Brazil that revealed extensive corruption. As a result of the operation, the left-leaning Workers' Party have lost power, and far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro has been elected president)
2018-11-16 Cambridge IV 2018 Open_Final From behind a veil of ignorance, TH would choose to not be born.
2018-09-28 HWS IV 2018 1 This House would consider politicians under oath when making public statements on political issues* (* thus making them criminally liable for perjury if they lie about facts)
2018-09-28 HWS IV 2018 2 In countries where compulsory military service for men exists, this House believes that feminists should advocate for the conscription of women
2018-09-28 HWS IV 2018 3 This House believes that the LGBT movement should embrace the message that sexuality is a choice
2018-09-28 HWS IV 2018 4 This House believes that United States foreign policy should seek to significantly restrict Iran's influence over Syria
2018-09-28 HWS IV 2018 5 This House opposes Consumerist Culture* (*Consumerist Culture is a culture where consistently purchasing goods is expected and considered a marker of social status)
2018-09-28 HWS IV 2018 6 This House believes that in Western states with high rates of unemployment the state should act as an employer of last resort (i.e. the state should directly employ people who are unable to find a job elsewhere)
2018-09-28 HWS IV 2018 Novice_Semis This House would allow communities to reduce the amount of policing employed within their neighborhoods
2018-09-28 HWS IV 2018 Novice_Final This House would allow the creation of Savior Siblings* (*a child who is born for the purpose of providing an organ or cell transplant to a sibling who is affected with a fatal disease)
2018-09-28 HWS IV 2018 Open_Quarters This House would allow individuals to sue religious institutions in their community for propagating beliefs that cause them significant harm
2018-09-28 HWS IV 2018 Open_Semis This House believes that the Obama administration should have prioritized affordable tertiary education over affordable healthcare
2018-09-28 HWS IV 2018 Open_Final This House believes that the state should curb assortative mating* (*the phenomenon of people primarily entering relationships and building families with those of similar social and economic characteristics)
2017-08-13 Tallin EUDC 2017 1 This house believes that the US should ban extremist groups (e.g. the KKK and neo-Nazi groups)
2017-08-13 Tallin EUDC 2017 2 This house believes that the WTO should allow developing countries to impose policies aimed at protecting domestic industries, even at the expense of harming international trade.
2017-08-13 Tallin EUDC 2017 3 THR the rise of “Sharing Culture”
2017-08-13 Tallin EUDC 2017 4 This house believes that states should significantly fund female-only tech companies
2017-08-13 Tallin EUDC 2017 5 This house, as Israel, supports the Jewish People’s Intelligence Services Doctrine.
2017-08-13 Tallin EUDC 2017 6 This house supports universities treating students as customers (eg by allocating significant resources to improving students lifestyles, and granting students influence over university decisions and the content and delivery of course curricula)
2017-08-13 Tallin EUDC 2017 7 This house believes that Western institutions should neither cooperate with, nor use the data produced by, non-Western medical institutions that do not meet Western standards on human clinical trials
2017-08-13 Tallin EUDC 2017 8 This house believes that LGBT groups should actively seek to include Side B Christians.
2017-08-13 Tallin EUDC 2017 9 This house supports the creation and use of Lethal Autonomous Robots (Lethal Autonomous Robots are fully autonomous military weapons that can select and engage targets without human intervention).
2017-08-13 Tallin EUDC 2017 ESL_Final THB that Western European states at high risk for terror attacks should implement 'state of emergency' laws.
2017-08-13 Tallin EUDC 2017 Open_Semis THR the mass deregulation of the financial sector
2017-08-13 Tallin EUDC 2017 Open_Final TH as the Kremlin would commemorate the 1917 Russian Revolution as a tradegy rather than a triumph for the nation.
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 1 THW allow local communities to vote to reduce the amount of policing present within their districts
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 2 THBT China should remove its restrictions on rural to urban migrants.
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 3 THP a world where everyone has Highly Superior Autobiographical (with info slide)
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 4 Given that private gun ownership is legal, THS the existence of women's gun rights organizations (with info slide)
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 5 THBT African countries should adopt English as the principal language of instruction in schools
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 Novice_Final THO the dominant narrative in popular culture that there exists a soulmate for everyone
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 Open_Quarters In countries that have the death penalty, THW implement execution duty (with info slide)
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 Open_Semis THW allow individuals to sue religious organizations for compensation for the harmful effects of choices made as a result of adherence to religious doctrine
2017-03-04 Budapest Open 2017 Open_Final THBT it is the Moral Imperative of Liberals within Eastern European countries to stay within their Home Country rather than Emigrate to More Progressive Countries
2016-11-26 Moscow Open 2016 1 THW Give Extra Votes to Individuals who Live in Areas with Consistently Low Voter Turnout
2016-11-26 Moscow Open 2016 2 This House Believes That the state should pay a salary to stay-at-home parents
2016-11-26 Moscow Open 2016 3 Given the existence of "SASP Glasses" technology, This House Would ban them.
2016-11-26 Moscow Open 2016 4 This House Believes That western tech companies should collectively refuse to comply with the Russian personal information law
2016-11-26 Moscow Open 2016 5 This House Believes That developed nations should not recruit high-skilled workers (Such as doctors, engineers, etc.) from developing countries
2016-11-26 Moscow Open 2016 Open_Semis Given the ability to accurately measure the moral track record of a person, This House Would criminalize having a consistently negative moral track record
2016-11-26 Moscow Open 2016 Open_Final This House Believes that the Election of Donald Trump Serves the Interests of Russian Citizens
2016-11-11 Oxford IV 1 When police are put on trial for alleged instances of a violent wrongdoing, this House would decrease the burden of proof to the balance of probabilities.
2016-11-11 Oxford IV 2 This House would allow negative voting.
2016-11-11 Oxford IV 3 This House believes that armies should indoctrinate soldiers to take their own lives in the event that they fall captive to the enemy.
2016-11-11 Oxford IV 4 This House believes that the state should promote the norm of the 'single life'.
2016-11-11 Oxford IV 5 This House believes that NATO should expel members that do not meet the organisation's defence spending targets.
2016-10-28 Belgrade Open 2016 1 THW prosecute violent fouls in sports as criminal assault
2016-10-28 Belgrade Open 2016 2 THBT ICC should forcefeed detainees going on hunger strike.
2016-10-28 Belgrade Open 2016 3 TH, as China, would allow women, and only women, to marry multiple male partners
2016-10-28 Belgrade Open 2016 4 THBT Israel should Privatize the West Bank Checkpoints
2016-10-28 Belgrade Open 2016 5 THR the overwhelming narrative of good triumphing over evil in childrens
2016-10-28 Belgrade Open 2016 Open_Semis THW rather be a part of “Club 27” thank live an average anonymous
2016-10-28 Belgrade Open 2016 Open_Final In retrospect, THW have preferred Truth and Reconciliation Comissions over the ICTY to deal with the aftermath of the Yugoslav Wars
2016-09-07 Red Sea Open 1 TH, as Catholics, would oppose the canonisation of Mother Theresa.
2016-09-07 Red Sea Open 2 TH believes that the US Government should provide significant campaign funding for congressmen and senators who score highly on bi-partisan metrics*. *Scores derived from instances of voting with the other party, co-sponsoring bills, etc., calculated by independent bodies.
2016-09-07 Red Sea Open 3 TH believes that the life in the cartel is a better life for Tony Montana than a life of following the law.
2016-09-07 Red Sea Open 4 TH believes that the state’s general economic approach should be to promote policies which seek to maximise net economic gain*, even when it comes at the expense of structural unemployment. * For example free trade agreements and the automation of labour.
2016-09-07 Red Sea Open 5 TH believes that Japan should depict the act of Inseki-Jisatsu as cowardly.
2016-09-07 Red Sea Open 6 TH believes that liberal states should provide legal and financial aid to citizens who wish to permanently emigrate from them.
2016-09-07 Red Sea Open Open_Semis TH believes that it is within the interest of Tibetans to assimilate with China.
2016-09-07 Red Sea Open Open_Final TH would allow the “Cultural Defence” in all criminal proceedings.
2016-03-18 Erasmus Rotterdam Open 2016 1 THW make the number of votes an individual has inversely proportional to their wealth (i.e. the more wealth an individual has the fewer votes in an election).
2016-03-18 Erasmus Rotterdam Open 2016 2 TalkToys are dolls with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and speech recognition software that enable them to engage in an actual conversation with children (they have a lexicon of thousands of prescript responses). TalkToys are meant to serve as a companion to the child, and they are in the late stages of development. Prominent examples of toys that will be able to talk include Barbie, G.I Joe and Star Wars and Action Figures. THW Ban TalkToys.
2016-03-18 Erasmus Rotterdam Open 2016 3 The NRA, National Rifle Association of America, is a lobbying group in Washington. Its notable actions include influencing legislation aimed to deregulate gun ownership laws, initiating lawsuits against municipalities that have banned or have placed strict regulations on firearm laws, and endorsing candidates mainly of the Republican Party. THBT the US should require the NRA to pay reparations to victims of gun violence.
2016-03-18 Erasmus Rotterdam Open 2016 4 THW suspend trade unions and labour protection laws in times of economic crisis.
2016-03-18 Erasmus Rotterdam Open 2016 5 Conscription is mandatory in Egypt for males of ages between 18 to 30. The service obligation is between 12 to 36 months and is followed by a 9-year reserve duty. THBT Egypt Should Conscript Women to Female-Only Units.
2016-03-18 Erasmus Rotterdam Open 2016 6 THBT Sex Education Classes in Schools Should Teach Techniques For Pure Sexual Gratification (including, but not limited to, anal sex, oral sex, mutual gratification and masturbation).
2016-03-18 Erasmus Rotterdam Open 2016 7 THW release inmates from jail solely on the basis of their rehabilitation and not upon the completion of a predetermined period of time.
2016-03-18 Erasmus Rotterdam Open 2016 ProAm_Final During the first centuries AD there was no religious law demanding clerical celibacy in the Catholic sect of Christianity, and there is no direct mentioning of such a requirement in the New Testament. Celibacy is being thought to have been universally adopted by Catholiscm after a decision made by a council in 12th century. TH, as Pope Francis, would remove the requirement of catholic priests to take a vow of celibacy.
2016-03-18 Erasmus Rotterdam Open 2016 Open_Semis THBT jobs that are deemed to be of moral value or societal importance should have their wages set by the state.
2016-03-18 Erasmus Rotterdam Open 2016 Open_Final THBT using Human Shield tactics, by the weaker side, can be justified in a-symmetrical wars.