Motions set by members of the Dutch WUDC 2017 CA-Team
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Omer NevoDee Courtney, Matthew Collins, Srishti KrishnamoorthyTrinity IV (Ireland)R1This House Would Ban All Lobbying Activity
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Omer NevoDee Courtney, Matthew Collins, Srishti KrishnamoorthyTrinity IV (Ireland)R2THW Allow Deaf Parents to Refuse Treatment for Deafness On Behalf of their Children
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Omer NevoDee Courtney, Matthew Collins, Srishti KrishnamoorthyTrinity IV (Ireland)R3THBT strong dictatorships in the Middle East are better than weak democracies
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Omer NevoDee Courtney, Matthew Collins, Srishti KrishnamoorthyTrinity IV (Ireland)R4This House as the LGBTQIA Community Would Oppose Pornography
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Omer NevoDee Courtney, Matthew Collins, Srishti KrishnamoorthyTrinity IV (Ireland)R5Laïcité is the absence of religious involvement in government affairs and public life. Laicité prohibits governments from recognizing any religion. Under Laicité, religious beliefs are generally considered incompatible with reasoned political debate.This House Opposes Laicité
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Omer NevoDee Courtney, Matthew Collins, Srishti KrishnamoorthyTrinity IV (Ireland)QFTH Supports Hacking as a Form of Protest
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Omer NevoDee Courtney, Matthew Collins, Srishti KrishnamoorthyTrinity IV (Ireland)SFThere exists a drug that increases empathy in individuals. TH, as the state, would lace their country's water supply with that drug.
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Omer NevoDee Courtney, Matthew Collins, Srishti KrishnamoorthyTrinity IV (Ireland)Novice FinalTHB in the use of fear to instill values in children
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Omer NevoDee Courtney, Matthew Collins, Srishti KrishnamoorthyTrinity IV (Ireland)FinalTHW Welcome the End of American Intervention
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Karin MerckensSimon Tunnicliffe, Kate BrooksLSE Open (UK)R1Free schools are schools set up by an organisation or a group of individuals, funded by the government but not controlled by the local authority or government. Examples include but are not limited to schools based on a religious identity and schools with a specific teaching philosophy (e.g. Waldorf/Steiner and Montessori) TH supports the proliferation of free schools
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Karin MerckensSimon Tunnicliffe, Kate BrooksLSE Open (UK)R2THW require all government ministers to have majority approval from the professional bodies their department has legislative responsibility for (e.g. the UK Minister for Health would need majority approval from the British Medical Association)
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Karin MerckensSimon Tunnicliffe, Kate BrooksLSE Open (UK)R3Assuming there are actors who fit the criteria, THBT Film Directors have a moral obligation to cast actors who share key lived experiences with that character
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Karin MerckensSimon Tunnicliffe, Kate BrooksLSE Open (UK)R4THBT Western Liberal Democracies should cease all direct militiary action in Iraq, Seria, Libya and Yemen
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Karin MerckensSimon Tunnicliffe, Kate BrooksLSE Open (UK)R5In economics, the wage ratio refers to the ratio of the top salaries in a group (company, city, country, etc.) to the bottom salaries. A high wage ratio would indicate there is a large disparity between the top salaries of a company and the lowest paid workers.THW make corporation tax proportional to company wage ratios
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Karin MerckensSimon Tunnicliffe, Kate BrooksLSE Open (UK)ESL SemiThis house would introduce a system of tradable quotas for asylum seekers in the European Union
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Karin MerckensSimon Tunnicliffe, Kate BrooksLSE Open (UK)Open QuarterThis house would introduce a system of tradable quotas for asylum seekers in the European Union
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Karin MerckensSimon Tunnicliffe, Kate BrooksLSE Open (UK)Open SemiParliamentary democarcy is a form of democratic government in which the party (or a coalition of parties) with the greatest representation in the parliament (legislature) forms the government, its leader becoming prime minister or chancellor. Prime minsters do not have the power to veto any laws passed by the legislatureTHBT the USA should adopt a parliamentary democratic system rather than a presidential one.
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Karin MerckensSimon Tunnicliffe, Kate BrooksLSE Open (UK)ESL FinalA Brave New World is a fictional novel which takes place in a state run by a global dictatorship. Human embryos are raised artificially without parents in "hatcheries and conditioning centres", all children are allocated into ranked social castes at birth. All humans are raised to be satisfied with their social standing regardless of their caste and they are alocated daily portions of Soma (an ecstacy drug) for physical pleasure and satisfaction. Critical thinking and relationships are heavily discouraged and humans are raised to not seek or enjoy themTHW prefer to live in the Brave New World
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Karin MerckensSimon Tunnicliffe, Kate BrooksLSE Open (UK)Open FinalTHW allow individuals to sign contracts which cede future rights of theirs to other individuals (for example to sell themselves into slavery)
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Omer NevoBionda Merckens, Jamie JacksonLeiden Open (Netherlands)R1THW ban fortune telling
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Omer NevoBionda Merckens, Jamie JacksonLeiden Open (Netherlands)R2THW directly elect the members of the US Supreme Court
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Omer NevoBionda Merckens, Jamie JacksonLeiden Open (Netherlands)R3THBT schools should motivate children to believe that anyone can succeed through hard work regardless of their background
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Omer NevoBionda Merckens, Jamie JacksonLeiden Open (Netherlands)R4THW grant those diagnosed with terminal illnesses the right to access treatments that have not completed clinical testing
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Omer NevoBionda Merckens, Jamie JacksonLeiden Open (Netherlands)R5THBT post conflict governments should recruit rebel soldiers into state armies
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Omer NevoBionda Merckens, Jamie JacksonLeiden Open (Netherlands)Semi FinalTHW allow individuals to sell their right to sue to a third party
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Omer NevoBionda Merckens, Jamie JacksonLeiden Open (Netherlands)Novice FinalThw grant members of armed forces the rights to unionise, strike and collectively bargain
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Omer NevoBionda Merckens, Jamie JacksonLeiden Open (Netherlands)Open FinalImmediate democracy is a method in which citizens can change their vote at any time. The number of MPs given to each party is allocated on a daily basis and represents the current support percentage of the population. In this system there are no elections, but the number of MPs from each party can change every day.THW enact an immediate democracy
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Karin Merckens
Chessy Whalen, Katherine Dunbar
Oxford Women's Open (UK)R1THR the presence of heterosexual cisgender politicians at Pride parades
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Karin Merckens
Chessy Whalen, Katherine Dunbar
Oxford Women's Open (UK)R2THW allow companies to include a clause in their employment contracts for women where that woman legally agrees not to get pregnant
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Karin Merckens
Chessy Whalen, Katherine Dunbar
Oxford Women's Open (UK)R3The European Commission has unveiled plans to impose a penalty on EU countries that fail to meet their refugee quota. This fine amounts to 250 000 euro per rejected refugee. The UK is the only EU country that is exempt from this policy.THW remove the UK's exemption from the refugee quota penalty
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Karin Merckens
Chessy Whalen, Katherine Dunbar
Oxford Women's Open (UK)R4TH as a school teacher would not refer children to child protection services in the case of concerns about their radicalisation
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Karin Merckens
Chessy Whalen, Katherine Dunbar
Oxford Women's Open (UK)R5THW allow individuals to nominate a charity of their choosing to receive all inheritance tax that would be otherwise paid to the state upon their death
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Karin Merckens
Chessy Whalen, Katherine Dunbar
Oxford Women's Open (UK)Semi FinalTHBT Sex Education Classes in Schools Should Teach Techniques For Sexual Gratification (i.e masturbation)
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Karin Merckens
Chessy Whalen, Katherine Dunbar
Oxford Women's Open (UK)Open FinalTHBT white authors should not publish their reviews on Beyonce's album
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Karin MerckensTomas Beerthuis, Rogier Baart, Harriet BergmanDutch Mace 2016 (The Netherlands)R1Political action is activism through a legal route, for example a demonstration, gathering signatures, caucusing. Direct action is activism through an illegal route, for example property destruction/obstruction, sabotage, political violence, assault. TH supports ‘direct action’
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Karin MerckensTomas Beerthuis, Rogier Baart, Harriet BergmanDutch Mace 2016 (The Netherlands)R2In a system of blind voting, political parties are not allowed to name or to appoint their politicians before the election. Voters vote on the ideology and policies of a party. Politicians are appointed after the elections.TH supports a system of blind voting
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Karin MerckensTomas Beerthuis, Rogier Baart, Harriet BergmanDutch Mace 2016 (The Netherlands)R3THW support indigenous people to be trialed, convicted and punished in accordance with the customs of their community as opposed to through the system of the national court.
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Karin MerckensTomas Beerthuis, Rogier Baart, Harriet BergmanDutch Mace 2016 (The Netherlands)Open FinalJitse Akse is a Dutch former soldier, who has travelled to Syria and fought alongside Kurdish militias (not the army) against ISIS. In doing so he has purposely killed (ISIS) figheters. Since then he has returned to the Netherlands but plans to return Syria. In the Status Quo, Dutch civilians can only legally fight in sovereign armies not at war with our state.
THBT Jitse Akse should not be punished for his fight in Syria
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