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Date Tournament Round Motion
2018-10-12 Hart House Inter-Varsity 2018 3 This House, as the US, would stop all arms sales, military support, and other aid to Saudi Arabia
2017-12-02 Leiden Novices' Tournament 2017 1 THW ban the publication of electoral polls during the run-up to an election
2017-12-02 Leiden Novices' Tournament 2017 2 THBT the feminist movement should encourage women to not wear make-up
2017-12-02 Leiden Novices' Tournament 2017 3 THBT all states should allow single parents to raise their children in prison
2017-12-02 Leiden Novices' Tournament 2017 Open_Final This house believes that secular democracies with substantial religious communities should create special courts where issues can be settled on the basis of religious law
2017-12-02 Seattle IV 2017 1 After a speaker has been invited, THW allow university students to vote to reject the speaker from coming to campus.
2017-12-02 Seattle IV 2017 2 THBT LGBT+ Pride campaigns should focus on direct protest rather than celebration
2017-12-02 Seattle IV 2017 3 TH, as a western democracy, would prefer relations with a stable autocracy as opposed to an unstable democracy
2017-12-02 Seattle IV 2017 4 Assuming the technology to significantly alters the body exists (eg, changing memory capacity, limb reinforcements) THW recognize a right to morphological freedom
2017-12-02 Seattle IV 2017 5 TH, as an indvidual, W not consume works produced by immoral artists
2017-12-02 Seattle IV 2017 6 THBT food ethics movements should disavow sustainable consumption marketed by large corporations (eg, Starbucks, Chipotle)
2017-12-02 Seattle IV 2017 Open_Quarters THBT cities should not use investment incentives to attract businesses
2017-12-02 Seattle IV 2017 Open_Semis TH, as the UN, would facilitate independence referendums when requested by semi-autonomous regions
2017-12-02 Seattle IV 2017 Open_Final THW choose to be born in a world without religion
2017-11-25 Newcastle IV 2017 1 TH welcomes the increasing automation of labour.
2017-11-25 Newcastle IV 2017 2 THS the use of extra-legal and illegal methods to provide wider access to knowledge (e.g. sci-hub, hacking Jstor, unauthorised distribution of files and copies).
2017-11-25 Newcastle IV 2017 3 TH, as a progressive individual, would not consume the works of artists who have committed or been accused of serious crimes.
2017-11-25 Newcastle IV 2017 4 TH prefers a higher education system with a large variation in education quality over one in which there is a low variation in education quality. (+ infoslide)
2017-11-25 Newcastle IV 2017 Novice_Final This house prefers a world without alcohol.
2017-11-25 Newcastle IV 2017 Open_Semis THB the state should lace water supply with a chemical that homogenises people's intelligence to the intelligence level of an average uni graduate.
2017-11-25 Newcastle IV 2017 Open_Final TH supports the increasing secularisation of the world.
2017-11-24 Munich Open 2017 5 TH prefers a world without a concept of an afterlife.
2017-11-24 Munich Open 2017 Open_Semis TH supports the inclusion of FARC as a political party in Colombian elections
2017-11-24 Munich Open 2017 Open_Final TH supports the creation of an artificial island for those who do not want to live under the jurisdiction of any state.
2017-11-18 NEAO 2017 1 This House Would abolish the statute of limitations for heinous crimes (e.g. murder, sexual assault, grievous bodily harm)
2017-11-18 NEAO 2017 2 This House Believes That progressive movements should not doxx
2017-11-18 NEAO 2017 3 This House Regrets the narrative that motherhood is an intrinsically fulfilling experience
2017-11-18 NEAO 2017 4 TH supports South Korea's rejection of the potential trilateral military USA-Korea-Japan alliance.
2017-11-18 NEAO 2017 5 “Utility factor” refers to the total, foreseeable impact on society produced by academic research. The utility factor is determined by the universities themselves. Motion:This House Supports the allocation of research funding in universities based purely on the utility factor of the research
2017-11-18 NEAO 2017 6 This House Would remove all criminal penalties for knowingly exposing partners to HIV
2017-11-18 NEAO 2017 7 This House Believes That development of infrastructure in developing countries should be led by the state, as opposed to the private sector
2017-11-18 NEAO 2017 ESL_Final - very severe dementia; - vegetative state etc. Advanced directives are irreversible - they remain binding. NON-voluntary euthanasia is NOT INvoluntary euthanasia. It merely means that no EXPLICIT CONSENT is granted at the time. " Motion: This House Would legalize advanced directives requesting non-voluntary euthanasia for oneself
2017-11-18 NEAO 2017 Open_Quarters This House Would impose heavy penalties on planned obsolescence
2017-11-18 NEAO 2017 Open_Semis This House Would all movies and TV shows to introduce racial-blind casting for all characters
2017-11-18 NEAO 2017 Open_Final This House Believes That 'armies of opinion shapers' should never be a legitimate political tool for states
2017-11-17 Cambridge IV 2017 1 This house would give companies tax breaks on all revenues paid as renumeration (salaries and bonus) to all female employees
2017-11-17 Cambridge IV 2017 2 THR the substitution of digital entertainment (e.g. tv, movies, video games) for written materials (e.g. novels, Kindle, comic books) in the lives of children
2017-11-17 Cambridge IV 2017 3 THBT former human rights activists under dictatorial regimes should not seek elected office (e.g. MP) after the transition to democracy
2017-11-17 Cambridge IV 2017 4 This house prefers a world in which all religions believe in Universal Salvation
2017-11-17 Cambridge IV 2017 5 This House regrets the rise of Xi Jinping
2017-11-17 Cambridge IV 2017 ESL_Semis This house believes that criminal justice systems should never incorporate retribution as an aim in determining criminal punishments
2017-11-17 Cambridge IV 2017 ESL_Final This House regrets the use of the term "moderate muslim" by Muslims to identify themselves
2017-11-17 Cambridge IV 2017 Open_Quarters This house would force all companies worth over $1 billion to list publicly
2017-11-17 Cambridge IV 2017 Open_Semis In cases where a supreme court would currently rule on the compliance of a given law with a constitutional provision, THW hold a public referendum on whether to abandon that constitutional provision
2017-11-17 Cambridge IV 2017 Open_Final THBT it is always immoral to fight for one's country
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.
2017-10-28 KCL IV 2017 1 THB that women are justified in lying about their past experiences, abilities and future family plans on job applications or at job interviews.
2017-10-28 KCL IV 2017 2 TH, as the Premier League, would require all clubs to field a minimum of 4 English players every match
2017-10-28 KCL IV 2017 3 THBT the EU should ban non-stun religious slaughter of animals
2017-10-28 KCL IV 2017 4 THW allow central banks to use quantitative easing for the purpose of government investment as opposed to the support of the financial services.
2017-10-28 KCL IV 2017 5 THW assasinate Kim Jong-Un
2017-10-28 KCL IV 2017 ProAm_Final Assuming there is a drug that increases individuals tendency to pacifism, TH, as the state, would lace the country's water supply with the drug.
2017-10-28 KCL IV 2017 Open_Semis THS the monetisation of reproduction (e.g. sale of oocysts, commercial surrogacy)
2017-10-28 KCL IV 2017 Open_Final either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.” - Arthur C Clarke Motion: THW rather be alone in the Universe
2017-10-28 KCL IV 2017 ProAm_Semis THBT humanitarian organisations should, and should be allowed to, give funding, resources or services to illegal armed groups when this is made a condition for access to vulnerable civilians
2017-10-28 Strathclyde President's Cup 2017 1 THBT that Universities should exclusively award scholarships and grants on the basis of financial need.
2017-10-28 Strathclyde President's Cup 2017 2 THB the state should not recognise marriage (e.g. through special tax breaks, visitation rights, adoption privileges or other forms of differential treatment).
2017-10-28 Strathclyde President's Cup 2017 3 Cryptocurrencies are digital currencies which operate without central banks or other regulating bodies, the most notable being Bitcoin. Trades can be made anonymously online and have so far proven un-hackable. While Bitcoin has become used for criminal transactions, some institutions have actively invested in it, including certain Swiss banks and the state of Japan. China amounts others, has banned use of Bitcoin. THBT States should criminalise the use and possession of cryptocurrencies.
2017-10-28 Strathclyde President's Cup 2017 4 TH opposes the practice in former colonies of privileging themes of anti colonial resistance over pre colonial-history and notions of indignity when fabricating national identity. Eg. anthems, street names, holidays etc.
2017-10-28 Strathclyde President's Cup 2017 Open_Final THR the narrative that soldiers are heroes.
2017-10-13 Hart House IV 2017 1 THW ban police unions.
2017-10-13 Hart House IV 2017 2 THBT Pharmaceutical companies should be held civilly liable for the opiate crisis
2017-10-13 Hart House IV 2017 3 THB the Democratic Party should prioritize/welcome the nomination of candidates at all levels of government who favor more radical changes to existing policies and structures over those who are seen as more "electable"
2017-10-13 Hart House IV 2017 4 This house regrets the development of mass tourism at world heritage sites
2017-10-13 Hart House IV 2017 5 TH, as a prominent African-American group, would seek to create autonomous spaces of politics, economics etc. rather than integrating with American society
2017-10-13 Hart House IV 2017 Novice_Final THW, as President Trump, fire Robert Mueller
2017-10-13 Hart House IV 2017 Open_Quarters THW, as the US government, recognize the DPRK as a nuclear state and no longer oppose their nuclear program on the condition they discontinue long-range missile development.
2017-10-13 Hart House IV 2017 Open_Semis The United States of Africa is a proposed concept for a federation of some or all of the 55 sovereign states on the African continent. The concept takes its origin from the writing of Marcus Garvey, an influential pan-Africanist leader in the early 20th century.
2017-10-13 Hart House IV 2017 Open_Semis THS the political unification of Africa
2017-10-13 Hart House IV 2017 Open_Final THBT Truth and Reconciliation Commissions should destroy all collected testimony upon publication of the commissions' reports.
2017-09-23 Helsinki Freshers' ProAm 2017 1 THW build social housing in high-wealth areas
2017-09-23 Helsinki Freshers' ProAm 2017 2 THR the narrative that a university education is the primary path to success
2017-09-23 Helsinki Freshers' ProAm 2017 3 THS the development of Artificial General Intelligence
2017-09-23 Helsinki Freshers' ProAm 2017 Open_Final THBT majority liberal supreme courts should actively misapply constitutions in order to advance progressive rights
2017-09-09 Guangdong Debate Challenge 2017 1 THW ban all essential service workers from striking (e.g. firemen, policemen, doctors)
2017-09-09 Guangdong Debate Challenge 2017 2 THW implement blind voting for general elections (For the purposes of this debate, "blind voting" refers to a system where voters cast their votes for various policies, and a candidate is matched to them based on their preference)
2017-09-09 Guangdong Debate Challenge 2017 3 THBT activists should abandon the use of doxxing in order to advance their movement
2017-09-09 Guangdong Debate Challenge 2017 4 THBT the US should impose sanctions on Myanmar until a safe zone is created in the Rakhine state for Rohingya civilians
2017-09-09 Guangdong Debate Challenge 2017 5 THBT the state should only fund artworks that promote socially desirable values (e.g. multiculturalism, equality)
2017-09-09 Guangdong Debate Challenge 2017 Open_Quarters THW allocate every adult a single tradable permit to have one child.
2017-09-09 Guangdong Debate Challenge 2017 Open_Semis THW impose high property and land taxes on foreign buyers and owners of property
2017-09-09 Guangdong Debate Challenge 2017 Open_Final THS the existence of a "social credit system" (For the purposes of the debate, a "social credit system" refers to a system which assigns a rating to every citizen based on government data regarding their economic history (e.g. paying taxes, paying debts) and social behavior. Ratings impact one's ability to carry out economic transactions, such as seeking employment, renting or buying property.)
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.
2017-08-03 World Schools Debating Championship, 2017 1 This House would ban for-profit universities and colleges.
2017-08-03 World Schools Debating Championship, 2017 2 This House would impose restrictions on the opening of stores operated by large multinational retail chains (e.g. Tesco, Walmart) in order to protect local businesses.
2017-08-03 World Schools Debating Championship, 2017 3 This House would deny tax-exempt status to religious institutions that refuse to appoint female leaders.
2017-08-03 World Schools Debating Championship, 2017 4 This House believes that states should not erect statues or memorials which commemorate or glorify military campaigns and/or the service of soldiers in war
2017-08-03 World Schools Debating Championship, 2017 5 This House would make labour union membership compulsory in large industries
2017-08-03 World Schools Debating Championship, 2017 6 This House believes that, when working to preserve rare and endangered species, private entities are more effective than the state.
2017-08-03 World Schools Debating Championship, 2017 7 This House believes that the NATO Enhanced Forward Presence in Eastern Europe is doing more harm than good.
2017-08-03 World Schools Debating Championship, 2017 8 This House believes that states should be able to prioritize asylum seekers on the basis of cultural similarity with existing populations.
2017-08-03 World Schools Debating Championship, 2017 Open_Partial_Double_Octos This House would legalize commercial surrogacy for profit.
2017-08-03 World Schools Debating Championship, 2017 Open_Quarters This House would impose additional taxes on employers who use automation to replace human workers.
2017-08-03 World Schools Debating Championship, 2017 Open_Semis This House prefers benevolent dictatorship to weak democracy.
2017-08-03 World Schools Debating Championship, 2017 Open_Final This House supports military retaliation against cyberattacks.
2017-08-03 World Schools Debating Championship, 2017 Open_Final This House supports restrictions on free speech to combat the rise of right-wing populism.
2017-04-29 International Competition for Young Debaters, Finals Day, 2017 1 This House would ban any treatment, service or ritual from claiming a physical healing effect until it is tested and proven more effective than a placebo by a national regulator.
2017-04-29 International Competition for Young Debaters, Finals Day, 2017 2 This House supports hacking as a form of social protest.
2017-04-29 International Competition for Young Debaters, Finals Day, 2017 3 This House would prefer a world without religious belief.
2017-04-29 International Competition for Young Debaters, Finals Day, 2017 4 This House would not give development aid to corrupt regimes.
2017-04-29 International Competition for Young Debaters, Finals Day, 2017 Open_Final This house would require companies to place images of animal suffering on all products or food whose production harmed or killed animals.
2017-04-14 NZ Easters 2017 1 THW not allow public schools to expel students - Round 1
2017-04-14 NZ Easters 2017 1 THBT education in the developing world should be conducted primarily in English - Round 1
2017-04-14 NZ Easters 2017 2 THW institute a negative basic income - Round 2
2017-04-14 NZ Easters 2017 2 THS immigration criteria based around culture - Round 2
2017-04-14 NZ Easters 2017 3 THBT the government should have no role in protecting endangered species - Round 3
2017-04-14 NZ Easters 2017 3 THBT future generations should be able to sue the government for damages from the effects of climate change - Round 3
2017-04-14 NZ Easters 2017 4 You have a machine that allows you to know when you will die. THW use the machine. - Round 4
2017-04-14 NZ Easters 2017 4 Assuming you have the technology, THW financially reward citizens for good deeds - Round 4
2017-04-14 NZ Easters 2017 5 THW ban tithing - Round 5
2017-04-14 NZ Easters 2017 5 THW require religious organisations to elect their leaders - Round 5
2017-04-14 NZ Easters 2017 6 THBT the European Union should refuse to offer the United Kingdom preferential trade terms - Round 6
2017-04-14 NZ Easters 2017 6 THW place a tax on the labour of robots - Round 6
2017-04-14 NZ Easters 2017 7 THS the publication of the DNC (Democratic National Committee) leaks - Round 7
2017-04-14 NZ Easters 2017 7 TH regrets the commercialisation of social justice - Round 7
2017-04-14 NZ Easters 2017 8 THW reject women-only spaces - Round 8
2017-04-14 NZ Easters 2017 8 THBT the transgender movement should distance itself from the feminist movement - Round 8
2017-04-14 NZ Easters 2017 Open_Semis TH regrets Treaty settlements - Semi Final 1
2017-04-14 NZ Easters 2017 Open_Semis THS granting legal personality to rivers and lakes - Semi Final 1
2017-04-14 NZ Easters 2017 Open_Semis THBT inquiries into the misconduct of soldiers should only be conducted by people who have at some point been in active service - Semi Final 2
2017-04-14 NZ Easters 2017 Open_Semis THBT the USA should take aggressive military action against the Syrian regime - Semi Final 2
2017-04-14 NZ Easters 2017 Open_Final THBT the media should not ‘out’ authors who publish under a pseudonym - Grand Final
2017-04-14 NZ Easters 2017 Open_Final THW not allow authors to copyright characters or worlds that they have created - Grand Final
2017-04-07 PEP IV 2017 1 This House Would Fully Subsidize Gender Reassigment Surgery For Pubescent Teenagers Regardless of Parental Consent.
2017-04-07 PEP IV 2017 2 This House Believes That Israel Should Fine Actors Who Refuse To Perform In Settlements
2017-04-07 PEP IV 2017 3 This House Believes That the U.S. Should Hack China's "Credit Social System" In Order To Disrupt It
2017-04-07 PEP IV 2017 4 This House Believes That Republika Srpska Should Be an Independent State
2017-04-07 PEP IV 2017 5 This House Believes That Mexico Should Allow Neighbourhoods And Cities In North Mexico To Form Armed Militias In Order To Combat Drug Cartels.
2017-04-07 PEP IV 2017 Open_Semis This House Would Impose Criminal Laws To Crimes Comitted By Users Of Avatars In Virtual Worlds (Such As ’Second Life’)
2017-04-07 PEP IV 2017 Open_Final This House Supports the EU Backed Western Balkans Customs Union, Even at the Price of Terminating the Free Trade Agreement With Russia And of Joining the EU Sanctions on Russia
2017-04-01 Colgate Open 2017 1 THW ban college entrance exams - for example: ACT, SAT
2017-04-01 Colgate Open 2017 2 THW require meat packaging to display images that vividly and accurately reflect the experiences of the animals throughout the manufacturing process
2017-04-01 Colgate Open 2017 3 THBT social media companies should factcheck posts by world leaders
2017-04-01 Colgate Open 2017 4 THBT protesters should sabotage the Dakota Access Pipeline
2017-04-01 Colgate Open 2017 5 THBT the international community should regard the USA as a rogue state if it leaves or does not abide by the Paris Climate Agreement
2017-04-01 Colgate Open 2017 Open_Quarters THBT the state should pay reparations to women
2017-04-01 Colgate Open 2017 Open_Semis THW abolish all locked facilities - for example: jail, detention centers, correctional facilities - for youth
2017-04-01 Colgate Open 2017 Open_Final TH, as a Republican member of Congress, would destroy the evidence
2017-03-10 2017 Pan-American Universities Debating Championship 1 THW make the directors of major governmental science and technology organizations elected positions (e.g. Director of Environmental Protection Agency, head of National Science Foundation, Minister of Science and Technology)
2017-03-10 2017 Pan-American Universities Debating Championship 2 THBT governments should depopulate areas with few viable economic activities.
2017-03-10 2017 Pan-American Universities Debating Championship 3 THBT the feminist movement should oppose presumptive custody in favor of women in cases of divorce.
2017-03-10 2017 Pan-American Universities Debating Championship 4 THBT it is legitimate for states to deny residency to immigrants who openly contradict their predominant values.
2017-03-10 2017 Pan-American Universities Debating Championship 5 THW institute a "robot tax"
2017-03-10 2017 Pan-American Universities Debating Championship 6 THBT minority groups should not reclaim slurs that have been directed against them.
2017-03-10 2017 Pan-American Universities Debating Championship Open_Quarters You are a citizen living in today’s world. You have the ability to create a perfect world by picking a random child by global lottery and condemning them to a condition of abject misery. The lottery is unbiased. The child will endure all the world’s extreme suffering in perpetuity (i.e. lack of human contact, torture, starvation, disease). The child’s suffering creates a world without war, famine, disease, or poverty: there is perfect prosperity and happiness. THW do it.
2017-03-10 2017 Pan-American Universities Debating Championship Open_Semis This house believes that the USA should fund military action by private intermediaries (e.g. paramilitary groups, private military contractors, vigilante groups) against drug cartels in other countries in the Americas.
2017-03-10 2017 Pan-American Universities Debating Championship Open_Final This house prefers a world where American and Canadian Multi-National Corporations in South America adhere to the environmental and labour standards of their home countries.
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
2017-02-24 GWU Eastern Championships 2017 2 THBT every European state should significantly increase military spending
2017-02-24 GWU Eastern Championships 2017 3 THR the commodification of indigenous art
2017-02-24 GWU Eastern Championships 2017 4 Assuming a cap on refugees, THW prioritize admitting refugees who have engaged in armed resistance against oppressive regimes
2017-02-24 GWU Eastern Championships 2017 Open_Quarters TH opposes common currency
2017-02-10 Galway Open 2017 1 Assuming that it was possible, THW abolish internet anonymity.
2017-02-10 Galway Open 2017 2 THW allow major medical charities and providers (e.g. Cancer Research, Alzheimer Society of Ireland, Irish Heart Foundation) to sue media outlets and organisations who share incomplete, incorrect or misleading medical information.
2017-02-10 Galway Open 2017 3 THBT the USA should militarily intervene in the Philippines
2017-02-10 Galway Open 2017 4 THR the rise of the sharing economy.
2017-02-10 Galway Open 2017 5 TH supports the existence of sex and relationship sections in popular media.
2017-02-10 Galway Open 2017 ProAm_Final THR the Neolithic Revolution
2017-02-10 Galway Open 2017 Open_Semis THW teach children to question and undermine authority
2017-02-10 Galway Open 2017 Open_Final THR the idea that life must have meaning
2017-01-27 Shahjiwana International Debating IV 2017 1 This house believes that Pakistani Feminists should campaign for the end of gender segregation in mosques, and the right of female imams to preach in mosques.
2017-01-27 Shahjiwana International Debating IV 2017 2 This house regrets Wikileaks decision to release the DNC emails
2017-01-27 Shahjiwana International Debating IV 2017 3 This house, as the state of Pakistan, would officially recognise the state of Israel
2017-01-27 Shahjiwana International Debating IV 2017 4 This house believes members of SAARC should collectively agree to increase labour standards, and environmental standards, rather than engage in a 'race to the bottom'.
2017-01-27 Shahjiwana International Debating IV 2017 5 This house regrets the use of the death penalty for crimes against humanity.
2017-01-27 Shahjiwana International Debating IV 2017 Open_Quarters This house believes female chess players should refuse to participate in this years women's world chess championships
2017-01-27 Shahjiwana International Debating IV 2017 Open_Semis This house would adopt the Indian Supreme Court decision in Pakistan
2017-01-27 Shahjiwana International Debating IV 2017 Open_Final This house believes news media in Pakistan, should not invite imans to comment on political issues.
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 1 This House believes that post-genocidal regimes should destroy all places of extermination (for example, death camps)
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 2 This House would allow members of the armed forces to form labour unions
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 3 This House believes that sports leagues should significantly tax and redistribute from wealthier teams to poorer teams
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 4 In areas with rapidly rising property prices, This House would suspend all restrictions on property development that are not health and safety requirements (for example, environmental zoning regulations, building height restrictions, and regulations on the appearance of buildings)
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 5 This House believes that the Netherlands should allow citizens to purchase additional votes from the government at a cost proportional to their wealth (for example, one additional vote for 1% of wealth)
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 6 This House believes that the world would be a better place if women from privileged backgrounds turned down any benefits arising from affirmative action programs.
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 7 This House believes that South Korea should produce nuclear weapons
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 8 This House regrets the glamorization of start-up culture that encourages people to start their own companies rather than pursue traditional career paths
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 9 This House would temporarily and significantly relax minimum labour standards in times of unusually high unemployment, including workplace health and safety standards, minimum wage, working hours restrictions etc.
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 EFL_Final THBT the European left should promote a hard left agenda, including the nationalisation of major industry, very high tax rates on wealthy, and expansion of the welfare states.
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 ESL_Quarters This House believes that the US government should provide significant campaign funding for US congressmen and senators who score highly on bi-partisan metrics.
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 ESL_Semis This house, as the pope, would abolish the requirement for clerical celibacy.
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 ESL_Final THW force all news organisations to operate as non-profits
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 Open_Partial_Double_Octos This house believes that countries close to conflict zones should only grant long-term asylum to refugees who agree to one year of military service.
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 Open_Octos This house would ban advocacy for religious belief in public places
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 Open_Semis TH, as the Chinese Communist Party, will allow fair and competitive elections for local elections
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 Open_Final This House would apply universal jurisdiction to crimes against the environment
2016-10-15 Imperial Open 4 TH supports the privatisation of Saudi Aramco.
2015-06-05 Tech Open 2017 3 THW give higher primates protections similar to those given to refugees.
2014-03-16 Royal Holloway Open 3 It is 2017. This house is the Out campaign. THW spread hyperbolised information and lies about the EU in order to win the referendum
2017-08-03 World Schools Debating Championship, 2017 1 This House would ban for-profit universities and colleges.
2017-08-03 World Schools Debating Championship, 2017 2 This House would impose restrictions on the opening of stores operated by large multinational retail chains (e.g. Tesco, Walmart) in order to protect local businesses.
2017-08-03 World Schools Debating Championship, 2017 3 This House would deny tax-exempt status to religious institutions that refuse to appoint female leaders.
2017-08-03 World Schools Debating Championship, 2017 4 This House believes that states should not erect statues or memorials which commemorate or glorify military campaigns and/or the service of soldiers in war
2017-08-03 World Schools Debating Championship, 2017 5 This House would make labour union membership compulsory in large industries
2017-08-03 World Schools Debating Championship, 2017 6 This House believes that, when working to preserve rare and endangered species, private entities are more effective than the state.
2017-08-03 World Schools Debating Championship, 2017 7 This House believes that the NATO Enhanced Forward Presence in Eastern Europe is doing more harm than good.
2017-08-03 World Schools Debating Championship, 2017 8 This House believes that states should be able to prioritize asylum seekers on the basis of cultural similarity with existing populations.
2017-08-03 World Schools Debating Championship, 2017 Open_Partial_Double_Octos This House would legalize commercial surrogacy for profit.
2017-08-03 World Schools Debating Championship, 2017 Open_Quarters This House would impose additional taxes on employers who use automation to replace human workers.
2017-08-03 World Schools Debating Championship, 2017 Open_Semis This House prefers benevolent dictatorship to weak democracy.
2017-08-03 World Schools Debating Championship, 2017 Open_Final This House supports military retaliation against cyberattacks.
2017-08-03 World Schools Debating Championship, 2017 Open_Final This House supports restrictions on free speech to combat the rise of right-wing populism.