• Cambridge IV 2011

    Debate motions from the Cambridge IV debate tournament held in 2011

    Round 1: This house would allow family members to forcibly commit proven alcoholics and drug addicts to rehabilitation clinics.
    Round 2: This house believes that all research organizations should institute codes of conduct that forbid the creation of Strong AI.
    Round 3: This house would provide financial assistance to inner city neighborhoods to prevent gentrification
    Round 4: This house believes that China should make extracting a full apology for Japan's War Crimes a top strategic priority
    Round 5: This house believes that feminists should not campaign against polygamy in poor countries.
    Open QF: This house believes that the use of conscripted soldiers should be a war crime.
    ESL SF: This house would take the children of the Amish into care
    Open SF: This house regrets the rise of a distinct African American Culture
    ESL Final: This house believes that it is morally legitimate for Occupy Movement to use violence to undermine capitalist institutions
    Open Final: This house would break up Google's Search monopoly.

  • WUDC 2011 Gaborone Botswana motions

    Rd1: This house believes that national sporting teams should reflect the diversity of the national population
    Rd2: This house believes that all states have a right to nuclear weapons
    Rd3: This house believes that governments should not provide benefits on the basis of marital status
    Rd4: This house believes that central banks should set limits on government spending
    Rd5: This wouse would prioritise asylum Seekers who have engaged in armed struggle against oppressive regimes
    Rd6: This wouse would allow teachers unions the right to strike
    Rd7: This wouse would require individuals to reveal their actual identity when communicating on the internet
    Rd8: This house believes that the southern african development community (SADC) should pursue political union
    Rd9: This house believes that social movements should use the courts rather than the legislature to advance social change
    Octo: This wouse would buy countries votes in nternational organizations
    Qtr: This house believes that courts should not enforce wills that discriminate on the basis of race Semi: This house opposes organised religion
    Final: This wouse would invade Zimbabwe
    EFL Semi: This house supports a one state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
    EFL Final: This wouse would give more votes to the poor
    ESL Qtr: This house believes that domestic courts should try foreign nationals who commit war crimes abroad
    ESL Semi: This wouse would prefer that the children of racial minorities be adopted by parents of that race
    ESL Final: This house believes that the courts should break up consistently dominant political parties
    Masters Rd1: This wouse would buy local
    Masters Final: This house prefers a philosopher King to a tyrannical democracy


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