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Date Tournament Round Motion
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open 1 That we regret the culture of fearing death
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open 1 That, as a promising university graduate, we should opt to make the largest amount of money possible and donate it to charities instead of directly working in social fields.
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open 1 That we would not publish this information
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open 2 That liberal supreme court s should misinterpret the constitution to advance civil rights
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open 2 That the LGBTQ+ movement should not allow police officers at pride events (such as the pride march).
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open 2 That, as the queer (LGBTQIA+) community, we would reject the ‘born this way’ narrative.
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open 3 That curricula in post-colonial states should focus on locally-authored literature, to the absolute exclusion of 'great work' such as Shakespeare.
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open 3 That we should implement a Mastery Learning framework at all levels of education
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open 3 TH, as an educational institution, would prohibit all sports programs that pose a risk of CTE.
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open 4 That we would ban the short selling of shares
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open 4 That we prefer a world where cooperatives (employee owned businesses) were the norm.
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open 4 That local communities should be able to cap the number of tourists that enter their region over a specific period of time.
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open 5 That we regret Hamilton
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open 5 That we would ban Microtransactions in video games
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open 5 That we regret the rise of True Crime entertainment (e.g Making A Murderer, Serial, Tiger King, The Jinx etc.).
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open Novice_Semi That we prefer Facebook's policy of only removing content that users report as compared to a policy where Facebook itself independently determines restrictions on content.
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open Novice_Semi That we regret the rise of influencers
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open Novice_Semi That we prefer a world where the internet never existed
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open Novice_Final That we regret the decline of secular Pan-Arab nationalism
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open Novice_Final That the African Union should pivot toward the global East rather than the global West.
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open Novice_Final That, as Imran Khan, we would issue a public apology for 1971 to Bangladesh
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open Open_Octa That as established feminist artists, we should systematically produce art and media that actively ridicules heroic masculine archetypes
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open Open_Octa That as the Global Feminist Movement we would support anti-capitalist movements (Occupy Wallstreet etc)
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open Open_Octa That microfinance organizations offering loans in developing countries should offer them exclusively to women
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open Open_Quarter That, assuming Personal Protective Equipment is sufficiently available, medical workers during a pandemic should have the right to opt out of service.
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open Open_Quarter That we would aggressively and competitively fund CRISPR
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open Open_Quarter That in times of a global pandemic, standard research ethics should be suspended as long as the subject consents.
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open Open_Semi That we regret the fall of the Societ Union
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open Open_Semi That Student Unions should not take political positions that do not directly pertain to tertiary education.
2020-09-05 Karachi Debate Open Open_Semi That, as a lifelong Republican, we would vote for Joe Biden