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KCL IV 2011

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The King’s College London IV 2011 was held on December 3. Here are the motions from the tournament, and if you would like to visit the Facebook page, folow this link.

Round 1: THBT High Schools should not award the titles Prom King and Prom Queen at the Senior Prom
Round 2: THW Make Substantial Military Service a Condition for Running for the Presidency of the United States
Round 3: THBT Facebook, Google, and Yahoo should take active steps to prevent the formation of “filter bubbles”
Round 4: THW allow individuals to legally occupy any building that has been unused for more than 6 months
Semi: THBT the Japanese Government should allow its citizens to form leagues of masked vigilantes to fight the Yakuza
Final: THBT Courts in Emerging Democracies should break up persistently dominant political parties

Cambridge IV 2012

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R1: The state should pay a living wage to stay at home parents
R2: Infoslide: There are strong allegations that the Rwandan government of Paul Kagame is funding anti-govenment rebel fighters in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The rebels are ethnically Tutsi and have caused mass violence in the DRC. Several countries have decided to freeze budgetary assistance to Rwanda. Others have chosen not to, claiming that aid has been used effectively to develop Rwanda.Motion: THB all donor countries should freeze aid to Rwanda
R3: THW hold the senior executives of major banks and rating agencies criminally liable for the actions of their companies that led to the Global Financial Crisis
R4: THBT democratic reform is more important than economic growth for China
R5: THBT prosecutors should never offer reduced sentences in exchange for testifying against others
Quarters: TH regrets the rise of 24 hour news culture
Semi: THBT all companies should be at least 75% owned by their workforce, in equal shares
ESL Final: THBT that Japan should not abandon nuclear power
Final: THBT Egypt should provide a military security guarantee against the invasion of Gaza