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2022-07-02AsiaBPMalaysia
The Debate Open 2022
Bea LegaspiJerry EdagbamiZazuan DaudShudipto Ahmed
https://wolce.calicotab.com/tdo2022/
Schools_ZSchools_Final
This House opposes the social preferences for positivity and optimism
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2022-07-02AsiaBPMalaysia
The Debate Open 2022
Bea LegaspiJerry EdagbamiZazuan DaudShudipto Ahmed
https://wolce.calicotab.com/tdo2022/
Open_YOpen_Semi
THBT it is within the best interest of NATO to reject Finland's and Sweden's applications to become member states
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2022-07-02AsiaBPMalaysia
The Debate Open 2022
Bea LegaspiJerry EdagbamiZazuan DaudShudipto Ahmed
https://wolce.calicotab.com/tdo2022/
Open_XOpen_PreSemi
THBT Central Banks should actively disincentivise environmentally harmful practices
Central banks are responsible for overseeing the monetary system for a nation, along with a wide range of other responsibilities, from overseeing monetary policy to implementing specific goals such as currency stability, low inflation, and full employment through use of tools such as: targeted interest rate adjustments, purchase and sale of bonds, targeted lending policies to different sectors of the economy, and requiring disclosure of risks associated with various activities.
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2022-07-02AsiaBPMalaysia
The Debate Open 2022
Bea LegaspiJerry EdagbamiZazuan DaudShudipto Ahmed
https://wolce.calicotab.com/tdo2022/
55
This House supports civil rights movements in the United States integrating religious texts in their advocacies as opposed to separating themselves from religion
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2022-07-02AsiaBPMalaysia
The Debate Open 2022
Bea LegaspiJerry EdagbamiZazuan DaudShudipto Ahmed
https://wolce.calicotab.com/tdo2022/
44
This House would allow political crimes to be pardoned by national referendum
For the purposes of this debate, political crimes are crimes committed in order to harm the state, state's government, or political system of a state. Examples include treason, sedition, and espionage.
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2022-07-02AsiaBPMalaysia
The Debate Open 2022
Bea LegaspiJerry EdagbamiZazuan DaudShudipto Ahmed
https://wolce.calicotab.com/tdo2022/
33
This House prefers a world where the dominant narrative regards love to be an unnecessary condition for marriage
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2022-07-02AsiaBPMalaysia
The Debate Open 2022
Bea LegaspiJerry EdagbamiZazuan DaudShudipto Ahmed
https://wolce.calicotab.com/tdo2022/
22
This House believes that regulatory authorities should prioritize outcomes-based environmental regulations as opposed to process-based envirnonmental regulations
Process-based regulation specifies risk identification, assessment and control processes that must be undertaken to achieve a desired regulatory result. Examples include: Requiring companies across an industry to adopt a specific emissions reducing technology to meet target levels, setting the maximum travel distances to fire exits etc. Outcomes-based regulations specify the desired result that a regulation intends to achieve, rather than describing a specific process or action that must be followed. Examples include: Requiring companies to reduce their emissions to target levels by pursuing their own independent actions etc.
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2022-07-02AsiaBPMalaysia
The Debate Open 2022
Bea LegaspiJerry EdagbamiZazuan DaudShudipto Ahmed
https://wolce.calicotab.com/tdo2022/
11
This House would institute quotas for men in university departments where they are underrepresented (veterinary sciences, psychology, education and teaching etc.)
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2022-07-02Europe and IONABPIreland
Glasgow Summer Cup 2022
Alex McCreadieJulie NyergesLaura HallmarkParth Pandya
https://summercup2022.calicotab.com/_/participants/list/
44
THBT Xi Jinping's decision to heavily increase regulation on tech giants is in the interests of China
Since the suspension of Ant Group’s IPO, Xi Jinping has heavily increased regulation of the technology sector in China including leading technology firms. The regulation includes antitrust laws, data security and storage laws, anti-monopoly laws and the CCP goal to prevent massive profit gain in the technology sector.
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2022-07-02Europe and IONABPIreland
Glasgow Summer Cup 2022
Alex McCreadieJulie NyergesLaura HallmarkParth Pandya
https://summercup2022.calicotab.com/_/participants/list/
33
In religious areas, THBT social movements' (e.g. feminist, LGBTQ+, etc.) campaigning should utilise canonised religious texts
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2022-07-02Europe and IONABPIreland
Glasgow Summer Cup 2022
Alex McCreadieJulie NyergesLaura HallmarkParth Pandya
https://summercup2022.calicotab.com/_/participants/list/
22
THW place a time limit on all private land ownership in major cities
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2022-07-02Europe and IONABPIreland
Glasgow Summer Cup 2022
Alex McCreadieJulie NyergesLaura HallmarkParth Pandya
https://summercup2022.calicotab.com/_/participants/list/
11
THBT labour unions should primarily pursue legislative change as a means of achieving workers' rights, instead of directly negotiating with companies
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2022-07-02North AmericaBPUnited States
John Hopkins University Open 2022
Wajeeh MaazAshish KumarLee Chin WeeTan Kuan Hian
Thomas Simpson
Nar Sher MayJack SynottJacob Silcoff
https://johnshopkinsopen2022.calicotab.com/jhu2022/
44
THW create a social credit program for companies
A Social Credit System is a national government-facilitated rating system that rewards corporations for good behaviour and sanctions them for bad behaviour. 1. Scores can be given by members of the public, and the government based on their perceptions of corporate actions. 2. Based on these scores, the government can apply rewards and sanctions (e.g., favourable interest rates, prioritised access to land auctions, government contracts etc.)
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2022-07-02North AmericaBPUnited States
John Hopkins University Open 2022
Wajeeh MaazAshish KumarLee Chin WeeTan Kuan Hian
Thomas Simpson
Nar Sher MayJack SynottJacob Silcoff
https://johnshopkinsopen2022.calicotab.com/jhu2022/
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TH, as Mike Pence in 2020, W go along with the Trump coup attempt
For six years, Mike Pence and his wife Karen's bond has grown stronger. They always exercise together and are often snapped taking part in long cycle rides. He also refuses to drink alcohol unless Karen, who he calls 'Mother', is with him. He will not have dinner alone with another woman.
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2022-07-02North AmericaBPUnited States
John Hopkins University Open 2022
Wajeeh MaazAshish KumarLee Chin WeeTan Kuan Hian
Thomas Simpson
Nar Sher MayJack SynottJacob Silcoff
https://johnshopkinsopen2022.calicotab.com/jhu2022/
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TH, as China, W condemn Russia's invasion of Ukraine
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2022-07-02North AmericaBPUnited States
John Hopkins University Open 2022
Wajeeh MaazAshish KumarLee Chin WeeTan Kuan Hian
Thomas Simpson
Nar Sher MayJack SynottJacob Silcoff
https://johnshopkinsopen2022.calicotab.com/jhu2022/
11
THBT you should inform beings of the simulation that they live in a simulation
You are a researcher who has created a perfect simulation of the Earth that is populated by beings functionally identical to humans. They have genuine feelings, beliefs, and aspirations. You have total control over this simulation, i.e., you determine if this universe continues to exist, as well as what could happen in this universe, and you know everything that happens in this universe.
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2022-07-01AsiaBPPhilippines
Athena Inter-Varsity Invitational 2022
https://bp.tabbr.co/tournaments/62b82fb03be96969f09af60755
THP decentralized finance (e.g. NFTs, cryptocurrency) over traditional finance
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2022-07-01AsiaBPPhilippines
Athena Inter-Varsity Invitational 2022
https://bp.tabbr.co/tournaments/62b82fb03be96969f09af60744
THS the academisation of social justice movements
Academization refers to increasingly significant presence of academics and academic terminology, processes, and structure in many part of the world
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2022-07-01AsiaBPPhilippines
Athena Inter-Varsity Invitational 2022
https://bp.tabbr.co/tournaments/62b82fb03be96969f09af60733
THR the rise of pop psychology
"Pop psychology refers to popular theories and ideas about human psychology that are marketed to the general public. Examples include, but are not limited to, personality tests and self-help literature that claims to have scientific psychological backing."
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2022-07-01AsiaBPPhilippines
Athena Inter-Varsity Invitational 2022
https://bp.tabbr.co/tournaments/62b82fb03be96969f09af60722
TH, as Vucic, will hoose to condemn Russia in exchange for a guarranteed membership in the European Union
Aleksandar Vucic is the re-elected President of Serbia. Serbia is currently one of the candidates for EU membership and have been pre-pandemic. Serbia unlike other EU candidates and members choose to support its long time ally Russia, despite the latter's military operations in Ukraine.
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2022-07-01AsiaBPPhilippines
Athena Inter-Varsity Invitational 2022
https://bp.tabbr.co/tournaments/62b82fb03be96969f09af60711
TH, as a person with the powers of Five, W reverse their past mistakes
Five Hargreeves has the ability to travel through space-time. Travelling in space-time can potentially cause changes in the course of history.
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2022-07-01AsiaBPIndia
Ramaiah College of Law Parliamentary Debate 2022
Namita PandeyYash ChaturvediAkashraj MurthyPragyan AcharyaMozaien Tak
https://ramaiahcollege.herokuapp.com/rclpd2022/
33
THP a world where everyone was born with Thought Ledger
Thought Ledger is an embedded chip which stores tamper-proof records of all the thoughts an individual has had. This chip can be taken out and accessed at any time.
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2022-07-01AsiaBPIndia
Ramaiah College of Law Parliamentary Debate 2022
Namita PandeyYash ChaturvediAkashraj MurthyPragyan AcharyaMozaien Tak
https://ramaiahcollege.herokuapp.com/rclpd2022/
22
TH, as Nepal, would seek closer foreign relations with China over India.
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2022-07-01AsiaBPIndia
Ramaiah College of Law Parliamentary Debate 2022
Namita PandeyYash ChaturvediAkashraj MurthyPragyan AcharyaMozaien Tak
https://ramaiahcollege.herokuapp.com/rclpd2022/
11
THR the rise in the commercialisation of self care
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2022-06-25North AmericaBPUnited States
Chicago Open 2022
Devesh Kodnan
Sébastien Dunne Fulmer
Sam HuangRuth Silcoff
Njuguna Macharia
Erasmus Mawuli Segbefia]
https://chicagoopen.calicotab.com/chicagoopen/
Open_ZOpen_Final
THS the continued development of AGI
Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) is a theoretical form of AI whereby a machine would acquire an intelligence equal to or greater than that of humans. This includes self-awareness, learning, and planning for the future. Thus far, AI has been limited to simpler problems, relying on humans to define and train its algorithms to ensure accuracy. Some experts have estimated that at current pace, AGI may be reached around 2050.
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2022-06-25North AmericaBPUnited States
Chicago Open 2022
Devesh Kodnan
Sébastien Dunne Fulmer
Sam HuangRuth Silcoff
Njuguna Macharia
Erasmus Mawuli Segbefia]
https://chicagoopen.calicotab.com/chicagoopen/
Open_YOpen_Semi
THR the prevalence of "easy money" in the tech sector post-2008
"Easy money" is an environment in which financial conditions are exceedingly favorable to lending and investment (e.g., low or zero interest rates for borrowing, high availability of venture capital investment, etc.)
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2022-06-25North AmericaBPUnited States
Chicago Open 2022
Devesh Kodnan
Sébastien Dunne Fulmer
Sam HuangRuth Silcoff
Njuguna Macharia
Erasmus Mawuli Segbefia]
https://chicagoopen.calicotab.com/chicagoopen/
Open_XOpen_Quarter
THW mandate that in every electoral cycle no more than 50% of politicians from every major political party could re run for office
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2022-06-25North AmericaBPUnited States
Chicago Open 2022
Devesh Kodnan
Sébastien Dunne Fulmer
Sam HuangRuth Silcoff
Njuguna Macharia
Erasmus Mawuli Segbefia]
https://chicagoopen.calicotab.com/chicagoopen/
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THR the decline of Pan-Africanism
Pan-Africanism is a diverse socio-political intellectual global movement that argues that peoples of African descent, both in the Diaspora and on the continent, have common interests and should be unified.
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2022-06-25North AmericaBPUnited States
Chicago Open 2022
Devesh Kodnan
Sébastien Dunne Fulmer
Sam HuangRuth Silcoff
Njuguna Macharia
Erasmus Mawuli Segbefia]
https://chicagoopen.calicotab.com/chicagoopen/
44THR OPEC
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is an intergovernmental organization of 13 countries. Founded in 1960, OPEC's objective is to co-ordinate and unify petroleum policies and production levels among Member Countries.
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2022-06-25North AmericaBPUnited States
Chicago Open 2022
Devesh Kodnan
Sébastien Dunne Fulmer
Sam HuangRuth Silcoff
Njuguna Macharia
Erasmus Mawuli Segbefia]
https://chicagoopen.calicotab.com/chicagoopen/
33
THP a political system in which electoral constituencies are formed based on vocation (e.g. baker, automotive worker, banker) rather than geographic boundaries
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2022-06-25North AmericaBPUnited States
Chicago Open 2022
Devesh Kodnan
Sébastien Dunne Fulmer
Sam HuangRuth Silcoff
Njuguna Macharia
Erasmus Mawuli Segbefia]
https://chicagoopen.calicotab.com/chicagoopen/
22
THS significant land redistribution in post-colonial sountries in Southeast Asia
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2022-06-25North AmericaBPUnited States
Chicago Open 2022
Devesh Kodnan
Sébastien Dunne Fulmer
Sam HuangRuth Silcoff
Njuguna Macharia
Erasmus Mawuli Segbefia]
https://chicagoopen.calicotab.com/chicagoopen/
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THBT progressive social movements should heavily prioritise non state-based solutions
Non-state solutions for the purposes of this round are solutions which actively circumvent State apparatuses wherever possible e.g. 2nd wave feminists funding the pill, the Black Panthers doing school breakfast and lunches, modern day mutual aid and bail funds.
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2022-06-25Europe and IONABPUnited Kingdom
Manchester Open 2022
Klaudia Maciejewska
Cerys WalshMarta VasicRhys Steele
https://manchesteropen2022.herokuapp.com/mo2022/
ProAm_ZProAm_Final
TH, as Michael, W kill Fredo
Michael Corleone is the new leader of one of the most influential mafia families in New York during the 1950s. The Corleone family is in the mafia business for multiple generations. One day, Michael Corleone finds out that his brother Fredo is cooperating with other families, revealing crucial information to them. The information is 100% verified.
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2022-06-25Europe and IONABPUnited Kingdom
Manchester Open 2022
Klaudia Maciejewska
Cerys WalshMarta VasicRhys Steele
https://manchesteropen2022.herokuapp.com/mo2022/
Open_ZOpen_Final
This House believes that it is unjustified for citizens of Planet X to assist the galactic empire in maintaining control of the planet in order to mitigate and moderate its abuses.
Planet X is several hundred years ahead of Earth in terms of technological development and has recently achieved the capacity for widespread and commercially accessible intergalactic travel. Their increased activity in space and in neighbouring systems has attracted the attention of the galactic empire; a civilisation whose brutal invasions and subjugations have led to an empire spanning many galaxies. The galactic empire has its central government many light years from Planet X and Planet X lies several systems beyond the edge of the empire's previous territories. The galactic empire has successfully invaded Planet X and deposed its governing bodies, though its grip on the planet is not yet absolute. The empire has begun to enslave inhabitants of Planet X to work in resource extraction roles to fuel further conquest.
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2022-06-25Europe and IONABPUnited Kingdom
Manchester Open 2022
Klaudia Maciejewska
Cerys WalshMarta VasicRhys Steele
https://manchesteropen2022.herokuapp.com/mo2022/
55
This House believes that individuals prominent outside of politics (e.g., business leaders, celebrities, sports people) from developing countries should emphasise the positive aspects of their country rather than the negative aspects when speaking on an international platform.
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2022-06-25Europe and IONABPUnited Kingdom
Manchester Open 2022
Klaudia Maciejewska
Cerys WalshMarta VasicRhys Steele
https://manchesteropen2022.herokuapp.com/mo2022/
44
THO the dominant narrative that self-reliance is a primary path to success
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2022-06-25Europe and IONABPUnited Kingdom
Manchester Open 2022
Klaudia Maciejewska
Cerys WalshMarta VasicRhys Steele
https://manchesteropen2022.herokuapp.com/mo2022/
33
THW replace direct state funding of the arts with the regular distribution of culture vouchers
A culture voucher is a token that can be reimbursed for various cultural activities (e.g., theatre tickets, gallery entrance fees etc.) up to a fixed monetary value. At the point of the use, the state pays the relevant cost of the cultural activity for which the voucher was reimbursed. These tokens are not currently issued in the status quo.
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2022-06-25Europe and IONABPUnited Kingdom
Manchester Open 2022
Klaudia Maciejewska
Cerys WalshMarta VasicRhys Steele
https://manchesteropen2022.herokuapp.com/mo2022/
22
THS the gamification of the workplace
Gamification refers to the application of typical elements of game playing (e.g., game-based training, point scoring, leadership boards for certain skills) to other areas of activity to encourage engagement.
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2022-06-25Europe and IONABPUnited Kingdom
Manchester Open 2022
Klaudia Maciejewska
Cerys WalshMarta VasicRhys Steele
https://manchesteropen2022.herokuapp.com/mo2022/
11
This House believes that it is in the interest of mainstream left wing parties in Europe to prioritise passing legislation that aims to reduce inequality through conservative means (e.g., deregulating licensing requirements for occupations, introducing school vouchers, abolishing zoning regulations, etc.) rather than redistribution.
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2022-06-25AsiaBPMalaysia
East Malaysia Open 2022
Bea LegaspiGareth Lim
Abhishek Acharya
Kuhan Karttikyen
https://kfdi.calicotab.com/emo2022/
Open_ZOpen_Final
THR the belief that forgiveness is a virtue
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2022-06-25AsiaBPMalaysia
East Malaysia Open 2022
Bea LegaspiGareth Lim
Abhishek Acharya
Kuhan Karttikyen
https://kfdi.calicotab.com/emo2022/
Novice_ZNovice_Final
THW take the scholarship
You are a bright young liberal person from a middle class family in a semi-liberal democracy with a developing economy. You have recently been offered a place at an ivy league institution but have failed to secure funding. You have attained a government scholarship that will guarantee funding and allow you to study in relative comfort. The scholarship comes with the condition that you are to work for your nations civil service for a period of 6 years. You also have a place at a local university.
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2022-06-25AsiaBPMalaysia
East Malaysia Open 2022
Bea LegaspiGareth Lim
Abhishek Acharya
Kuhan Karttikyen
https://kfdi.calicotab.com/emo2022/
Open_YOpen_Semi
TH, as Leni Robredo, would run for Senator in the 2024 midterm elections as opposed to working outside of government in the NGO
After the 2022 Philippine presidential elections, outgoing Vice President and opposition leader Leni Robredo declared her intentions of launching the Philippines's largest non-government organization. The plan of the 'Angat Buhay' NGO is to continue the Vice President's initiatives of helping marginalized communities in the country after Robredo retires from politics.
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2022-06-25AsiaBPMalaysia
East Malaysia Open 2022
Bea LegaspiGareth Lim
Abhishek Acharya
Kuhan Karttikyen
https://kfdi.calicotab.com/emo2022/
Open_XOpen_PreSemi
THS FINA's decision
The International Swimming Federation (FINA), recently voted to allow female trans athletes to compete in the women's category "provided they have not experienced male puberty". FINA has also proposed the creation of an "Open" category for athletes who fail to meet the aforementioned criteria and whose gender is different from their birth sex.
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2022-06-25AsiaBPMalaysia
East Malaysia Open 2022
Bea LegaspiGareth Lim
Abhishek Acharya
Kuhan Karttikyen
https://kfdi.calicotab.com/emo2022/
44
THBT schools should teach children collectivist rather than individualist values (e.g. emphasizing duty to one's community over individual freedom)
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2022-06-25AsiaBPMalaysia
East Malaysia Open 2022
Bea LegaspiGareth Lim
Abhishek Acharya
Kuhan Karttikyen
https://kfdi.calicotab.com/emo2022/
33
THW make Serbia’s membership to the EU conditional on condemning Russian military operations in Ukraine
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2022-06-25AsiaBPMalaysia
East Malaysia Open 2022
Bea LegaspiGareth Lim
Abhishek Acharya
Kuhan Karttikyen
https://kfdi.calicotab.com/emo2022/
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THBT in developing countries, welfare schemes should prioritize job creation over resource subsidization (e.g. provision of food, gas, equipment)
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2022-06-25AsiaBPMalaysia
East Malaysia Open 2022
Bea LegaspiGareth Lim
Abhishek Acharya
Kuhan Karttikyen
https://kfdi.calicotab.com/emo2022/
11
THR local news outlets creating local parallels to refer to events in foreign politics (e.g. The New York Times parallelizing Marine Le Pen/Emmanuel Macron to Donald Trump/Joe Biden for American readers)
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2022-06-25AsiaBPJapan
Pre-Inoue Cup 2022
Amane UzawaRyuki SaisoMiyabi Mitani
https://tabbycat-website-wxmu.onrender.com/pre-inoue2022/
44
THW establish exclusive schools for LGBT
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2022-06-25AsiaBPJapan
Pre-Inoue Cup 2022
Amane UzawaRyuki SaisoMiyabi Mitani
https://tabbycat-website-wxmu.onrender.com/pre-inoue2022/
33
THBT cosmetic surgery makes human's life worse
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2022-06-25AsiaBPJapan
Pre-Inoue Cup 2022
Amane UzawaRyuki SaisoMiyabi Mitani
https://tabbycat-website-wxmu.onrender.com/pre-inoue2022/
22
THBT the age that people can sign a contract without parental consent should be over 20 in all area.
The age of adulthood was 20 until April 2022. However, it was lowered to 18, which means that even 18 year olds can sign contracts without parental consent. (e.g., they can get a credit card, rent an apartment, and so on)
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2022-06-25AsiaBPJapan
Pre-Inoue Cup 2022
Amane UzawaRyuki SaisoMiyabi Mitani
https://tabbycat-website-wxmu.onrender.com/pre-inoue2022/
1b1b
THW ban tobacco
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2022-06-25AsiaBPJapan
Pre-Inoue Cup 2022
Amane UzawaRyuki SaisoMiyabi Mitani
https://tabbycat-website-wxmu.onrender.com/pre-inoue2022/
1a1a
THW allow athletes to express political opinions in the fields and the courts
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2022-06-25AsiaAPIndiaRahat 2022Jess MusulinMatt Caito
Aayana Rai Bhojani
Shaurya Chandravanshi
S. Sririam
Niha Satyaprakash
Bharat Narayanan
https://tanzilahmed.calicotab.com/rahat-2022/
Open_ZOpen_Final
THS a universal right of territories to secede from parent nations by referendum
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2022-06-25AsiaAPIndiaRahat 2022Jess MusulinMatt Caito
Aayana Rai Bhojani
Shaurya Chandravanshi
S. Sririam
Niha Satyaprakash
Bharat Narayanan
https://tanzilahmed.calicotab.com/rahat-2022/
Open_ZOpen_Final
THBT it is in the interests of South East Asian states to relinquish to China their claims over disputed territories in the South China Sea
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2022-06-25AsiaAPIndiaRahat 2022Jess MusulinMatt Caito
Aayana Rai Bhojani
Shaurya Chandravanshi
S. Sririam
Niha Satyaprakash
Bharat Narayanan
https://tanzilahmed.calicotab.com/rahat-2022/
Open_ZOpen_Final
THBT India should sanction Russia
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2022-06-25AsiaAPIndiaRahat 2022Jess MusulinMatt Caito
Aayana Rai Bhojani
Shaurya Chandravanshi
S. Sririam
Niha Satyaprakash
Bharat Narayanan
https://tanzilahmed.calicotab.com/rahat-2022/
Open_YOpen_Semi
THBT authors from post-colonial countries should reject any literary awards associated with their oppressors (e.g. an Indian author rejecting a 'Commonwealth Writers Prize')
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2022-06-25AsiaAPIndiaRahat 2022Jess MusulinMatt Caito
Aayana Rai Bhojani
Shaurya Chandravanshi
S. Sririam
Niha Satyaprakash
Bharat Narayanan
https://tanzilahmed.calicotab.com/rahat-2022/
Open_YOpen_Semi
THP the use of "Reparative Reading" over "Paranoid Reading" as a tool for evaluating literature
"Paranoid reading is a method of critical practice that approaches a work from a defensive position. It anticipates bad actors and maliciousness, seeking out clues for them. Reparative reading, on the other hand, searches for the positive and seeks to repair and reinterpret conventionally problematic pieces of literature, highlighting its positive value without necessarily attributing this to the author. For example, paranoid reading would see Slumdog Millionaire as a colonialist mispresentation, whereas reparative reading would see it as an attempt to highlight and resolve social ills in India."
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2022-06-25AsiaAPIndiaRahat 2022Jess MusulinMatt Caito
Aayana Rai Bhojani
Shaurya Chandravanshi
S. Sririam
Niha Satyaprakash
Bharat Narayanan
https://tanzilahmed.calicotab.com/rahat-2022/
Open_YOpen_Semi
TH, as the aspiring rapper, W start beef with Eminem
You are an aspiring rapper with limited commercial success and a small but loyal fanbase on social media and music apps, but you have never cracked the big leagues. Eminem, despite his age, is still actively releasing music and has a legendary career of engaging in ""beef"" (aka public feuds) with any artist he perceives to have disrespected him. This includes calling them out in high-profile interviews, barring his close friends in the business from working with them, and 'diss tracks'."
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2022-06-25AsiaAPIndiaRahat 2022Jess MusulinMatt Caito
Aayana Rai Bhojani
Shaurya Chandravanshi
S. Sririam
Niha Satyaprakash
Bharat Narayanan
https://tanzilahmed.calicotab.com/rahat-2022/
Open_XOpen_Quarter
THR the popularity of neobanks (eg: Jupiter, RazorPay, etc) in India
A neobank is a type of bank that operates exclusively online without physical branch networks. Neobanks generally offer flexible features such as no minimum balance accounts, no monthly or overdraft fees and minimal collateral requirements for loans. In India, neobanks are not regulated the same way traditional banks are.
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2022-06-25AsiaAPIndiaRahat 2022Jess MusulinMatt Caito
Aayana Rai Bhojani
Shaurya Chandravanshi
S. Sririam
Niha Satyaprakash
Bharat Narayanan
https://tanzilahmed.calicotab.com/rahat-2022/
Open_XOpen_Quarter
THBT developing economies should prioritize transitioning into service heavy economies ( developing sectors such as IT, warehousing, shipping etc.) as opposed to specializing in agriculture or manufacturing
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2022-06-25AsiaAPIndiaRahat 2022Jess MusulinMatt Caito
Aayana Rai Bhojani
Shaurya Chandravanshi
S. Sririam
Niha Satyaprakash
Bharat Narayanan
https://tanzilahmed.calicotab.com/rahat-2022/
Open_XOpen_Quarter
THBT big teech companies should be mandated to share anonymised data with smaller competitors
63
2022-06-25AsiaAPIndiaRahat 2022Jess MusulinMatt Caito
Aayana Rai Bhojani
Shaurya Chandravanshi
S. Sririam
Niha Satyaprakash
Bharat Narayanan
https://tanzilahmed.calicotab.com/rahat-2022/
55
TH, as a political activist group, would adopt consensus decision-making processes as opposed to majority voting
64
2022-06-25AsiaAPIndiaRahat 2022Jess MusulinMatt Caito
Aayana Rai Bhojani
Shaurya Chandravanshi
S. Sririam
Niha Satyaprakash
Bharat Narayanan
https://tanzilahmed.calicotab.com/rahat-2022/
55
THBT it is in the interest of the left-wing political parties to abandon the narrative that wealth accumulation in inherently immoral
65
2022-06-25AsiaAPIndiaRahat 2022Jess MusulinMatt Caito
Aayana Rai Bhojani
Shaurya Chandravanshi
S. Sririam
Niha Satyaprakash
Bharat Narayanan
https://tanzilahmed.calicotab.com/rahat-2022/
55
THBT apoliticality is immoral
66
2022-06-25AsiaAPIndiaRahat 2022Jess MusulinMatt Caito
Aayana Rai Bhojani
Shaurya Chandravanshi
S. Sririam
Niha Satyaprakash
Bharat Narayanan
https://tanzilahmed.calicotab.com/rahat-2022/
44
THBT developing countries should adopt economic development policies that heavily disincentivise urbanisation
Good time tourism' refers to every form of tourism that allows tourists to engage in activities generally considered illegal or socially unacceptable elsewhere (e.g. prostitution, drugs, etc.)
67
2022-06-25AsiaAPIndiaRahat 2022Jess MusulinMatt Caito
Aayana Rai Bhojani
Shaurya Chandravanshi
S. Sririam
Niha Satyaprakash
Bharat Narayanan
https://tanzilahmed.calicotab.com/rahat-2022/
44
THBT India should divert significant resources away from rural job guarantee schemes (like MGNREGA) in favor of urban demand-driven job schemes (like DUET)
MGNREGA is a rural job guarantee scheme, providing minimum days of employment, at minimum wage, in unskilled manual work. DUET is a proposed urban job scheme - not a guarantee - which provides employment to workers in public institutions based on demand."
68
2022-06-25AsiaAPIndiaRahat 2022Jess MusulinMatt Caito
Aayana Rai Bhojani
Shaurya Chandravanshi
S. Sririam
Niha Satyaprakash
Bharat Narayanan
https://tanzilahmed.calicotab.com/rahat-2022/
44
THS developing nations marketing themselves as destinations for "good time tourism"
69
2022-06-25AsiaAPIndiaRahat 2022Jess MusulinMatt Caito
Aayana Rai Bhojani
Shaurya Chandravanshi
S. Sririam
Niha Satyaprakash
Bharat Narayanan
https://tanzilahmed.calicotab.com/rahat-2022/
33
THW legally permit soldiers to refuse to participate in military actions or missions on the basis of conscience
70
2022-06-25AsiaAPIndiaRahat 2022Jess MusulinMatt Caito
Aayana Rai Bhojani
Shaurya Chandravanshi
S. Sririam
Niha Satyaprakash
Bharat Narayanan
https://tanzilahmed.calicotab.com/rahat-2022/
33
TH, as the animal rights movement would prioritise lobbying government (e.g. regulating factory farming, imposing a meat tax, etc.) as opposed to nudging consumers to switch to non-meat alternatives
71
2022-06-25AsiaAPIndiaRahat 2022Jess MusulinMatt Caito
Aayana Rai Bhojani
Shaurya Chandravanshi
S. Sririam
Niha Satyaprakash
Bharat Narayanan
https://tanzilahmed.calicotab.com/rahat-2022/
33
THP a world in which religions do not emphasize self-deprivation (e.g. ritual fasting, asceticism, voluntary poverty)
72
2022-06-25AsiaAPIndiaRahat 2022Jess MusulinMatt Caito
Aayana Rai Bhojani
Shaurya Chandravanshi
S. Sririam
Niha Satyaprakash
Bharat Narayanan
https://tanzilahmed.calicotab.com/rahat-2022/
22
THBT universities in developing nations should have distinct teaching professionals for classes rather than professors
Professors at universities are generally tasked to conduct original research as well as to teach classes.Professors generally do not need any teaching qualifications but are experts in their field of research. Distinct teaching professionals are hired to teach, and not to do research
73
2022-06-25AsiaAPIndiaRahat 2022Jess MusulinMatt Caito
Aayana Rai Bhojani
Shaurya Chandravanshi
S. Sririam
Niha Satyaprakash
Bharat Narayanan
https://tanzilahmed.calicotab.com/rahat-2022/
22
THBT India should allow for-profit educational institutions
74
2022-06-25AsiaAPIndiaRahat 2022Jess MusulinMatt Caito
Aayana Rai Bhojani
Shaurya Chandravanshi
S. Sririam
Niha Satyaprakash
Bharat Narayanan
https://tanzilahmed.calicotab.com/rahat-2022/
22
THBT developing nations should pay for their students education to foreign universities under the condition that they will return to work in their home country
75
2022-06-25AsiaAPIndiaRahat 2022Jess MusulinMatt Caito
Aayana Rai Bhojani
Shaurya Chandravanshi
S. Sririam
Niha Satyaprakash
Bharat Narayanan
https://tanzilahmed.calicotab.com/rahat-2022/
11
THW create public housing for the poor in wealthy areas
76
2022-06-25AsiaAPIndiaRahat 2022Jess MusulinMatt Caito
Aayana Rai Bhojani
Shaurya Chandravanshi
S. Sririam
Niha Satyaprakash
Bharat Narayanan
https://tanzilahmed.calicotab.com/rahat-2022/
11
THW legalise vigilantism in high crime areas
77
2022-06-25AsiaAPIndiaRahat 2022Jess MusulinMatt Caito
Aayana Rai Bhojani
Shaurya Chandravanshi
S. Sririam
Niha Satyaprakash
Bharat Narayanan
https://tanzilahmed.calicotab.com/rahat-2022/
11
THBT all world records in sports where doping was historically frequent should be wiped clean
78
2022-06-25AsiaBPAustralia
Sydney Mini 2022
Oliver CumminsJess MusulinDan Yim
https://sydmini2022.calicotab.com/sydmini2022/
Open_ZOpen_Final
This house would give the Romani people of Europe full representation in the European Union
79
2022-06-25AsiaBPAustralia
Sydney Mini 2022
Oliver CumminsJess MusulinDan Yim
https://sydmini2022.calicotab.com/sydmini2022/
Open_YOpen_Semi
This house regrets the decline of the Catholic Church's art patronage
80
2022-06-25AsiaBPAustralia
Sydney Mini 2022
Oliver CumminsJess MusulinDan Yim
https://sydmini2022.calicotab.com/sydmini2022/
Open_XOpen_Quarter
THW abolish political parties in local government
81
2022-06-25AsiaBPAustralia
Sydney Mini 2022
Oliver CumminsJess MusulinDan Yim
https://sydmini2022.calicotab.com/sydmini2022/
44
This house believes that joining or attempting to join a terrorist organisation should not be a crime in and of itself
82
2022-06-25AsiaBPAustralia
Sydney Mini 2022
Oliver CumminsJess MusulinDan Yim
https://sydmini2022.calicotab.com/sydmini2022/
33
TH, as Nepal, prefers strengthening our long-termrelationship with China rather than India
83
2022-06-25AsiaBPAustralia
Sydney Mini 2022
Oliver CumminsJess MusulinDan Yim
https://sydmini2022.calicotab.com/sydmini2022/
22
This house supports the governments of developing nations offering negative interest loans to domestic businesses
84
2022-06-25AsiaBPAustralia
Sydney Mini 2022
Oliver CumminsJess MusulinDan Yim
https://sydmini2022.calicotab.com/sydmini2022/
11
This house supports allowing the estates of individuals who die due to outbreaks of infectious disease to sue national health authorities for negligence
85
2022-06-18AsiaAPJapan
June Debate Open 2022
Nasa TsuchiyaEthan John Floro
Revan Lim Tai Jie (TJ)
Apratim
https://tabbycat-website-wxmu.onrender.com/junedebateopen2022/
Rookie_ZRookie_Final
THW join the Avengers
"There is a superhero organization called “The Avengers” that defends people from international, and galactic threats, and they want to recruit you. You are an extraordinary individual, born with superhero powers (extraordinary strength, the ability to fly, etc.). However, you have always wanted to live a normal life and did not use your powers throughout your life. You are a graduate of a prestigious school and you also have a long term romantic partner
86
2022-06-18AsiaAPJapan
June Debate Open 2022
Nasa TsuchiyaEthan John Floro
Revan Lim Tai Jie (TJ)
Apratim
https://tabbycat-website-wxmu.onrender.com/junedebateopen2022/
Open_ZOpen_Final
THP a world where human beings rely on logic and not emotions
87
2022-06-18AsiaAPJapan
June Debate Open 2022
Nasa TsuchiyaEthan John Floro
Revan Lim Tai Jie (TJ)
Apratim
https://tabbycat-website-wxmu.onrender.com/junedebateopen2022/
Open_YOpen_Semi
THBT the EU should impose secondary sanctions on EU nations that are still trading with Russia which are not making any effort to reduce and eventually stop
88
2022-06-18AsiaAPJapan
June Debate Open 2022
Nasa TsuchiyaEthan John Floro
Revan Lim Tai Jie (TJ)
Apratim
https://tabbycat-website-wxmu.onrender.com/junedebateopen2022/
Open_XOpen_Quarter
TH, as the feminist movement, W actively support the narrative of "always believe the victim" in its advocacy against sexual/domestic violence.
89
2022-06-18AsiaAPJapan
June Debate Open 2022
Nasa TsuchiyaEthan John Floro
Revan Lim Tai Jie (TJ)
Apratim
https://tabbycat-website-wxmu.onrender.com/junedebateopen2022/
Open_XOpen_Quarter
THR the notion of "sisterhood" in feminism
In feminism, the notion of sisterhood expects women to always support each other
90
2022-06-18AsiaAPJapan
June Debate Open 2022
Nasa TsuchiyaEthan John Floro
Revan Lim Tai Jie (TJ)
Apratim
https://tabbycat-website-wxmu.onrender.com/junedebateopen2022/
Open_XOpen_Quarter
THBT feminism should focus on the similarities of men and women and advocate for gender neutral treatment as opposed to focusing on the differences and advocate for the necessity of different treatment.
91
2022-06-18AsiaAPJapan
June Debate Open 2022
Nasa TsuchiyaEthan John Floro
Revan Lim Tai Jie (TJ)
Apratim
https://tabbycat-website-wxmu.onrender.com/junedebateopen2022/
44
THBT the progressive movements should cooperate with religious organizations as opposed to distancing themselves from religion
92
2022-06-18AsiaAPJapan
June Debate Open 2022
Nasa TsuchiyaEthan John Floro
Revan Lim Tai Jie (TJ)
Apratim
https://tabbycat-website-wxmu.onrender.com/junedebateopen2022/
44
THP a world where liberal sects of religion broke off and formed their own denomination/subgroup in the religion with it's own central leader, interpretation of doctrine etc. rather than remain within the main religion. E.g. Liberal Anglicans forming their own "Liberal Anglican" denomination rather than remaining as part of the larger Anglican church
93
2022-06-18AsiaAPJapan
June Debate Open 2022
Nasa TsuchiyaEthan John Floro
Revan Lim Tai Jie (TJ)
Apratim
https://tabbycat-website-wxmu.onrender.com/junedebateopen2022/
44
THP a world where all religious deities are not perceived as perfect and all-knowing
94
2022-06-18AsiaAPJapan
June Debate Open 2022
Nasa TsuchiyaEthan John Floro
Revan Lim Tai Jie (TJ)
Apratim
https://tabbycat-website-wxmu.onrender.com/junedebateopen2022/
33
Assuming feasibility, THBT developing nations should implement a brain drain tax
For purposes of this debate, a brain drain tax is a tax imposed by a developing nation on foreign corporations that hire migrant workers from their nation, as a percentage of their wages. (i.e. Bangladesh taxing a US firm in the US for hiring Bangladeshi immigrants)
95
2022-06-18AsiaAPJapan
June Debate Open 2022
Nasa TsuchiyaEthan John Floro
Revan Lim Tai Jie (TJ)
Apratim
https://tabbycat-website-wxmu.onrender.com/junedebateopen2022/
33
THW allow employees to give up labour protections in exchange for higher wages.
96
2022-06-18AsiaAPJapan
June Debate Open 2022
Nasa TsuchiyaEthan John Floro
Revan Lim Tai Jie (TJ)
Apratim
https://tabbycat-website-wxmu.onrender.com/junedebateopen2022/
22
THBT the BLM movement should advocate for African Americans to join the police force
The Black Lives Matter movement is a social movement advocating for the rights and protection of African Americans. The movement currently strongly opposes the police force because of police brutality against the African American community
97
2022-06-18AsiaAPJapan
June Debate Open 2022
Nasa TsuchiyaEthan John Floro
Revan Lim Tai Jie (TJ)
Apratim
https://tabbycat-website-wxmu.onrender.com/junedebateopen2022/
22
THBT social movements should prioritize grassroot activism for political mobilization over fighting cases in courts
98
2022-06-18AsiaAPJapan
June Debate Open 2022
Nasa TsuchiyaEthan John Floro
Revan Lim Tai Jie (TJ)
Apratim
https://tabbycat-website-wxmu.onrender.com/junedebateopen2022/
22
Assuming feasibility, THBT it is in the interest of the LGBT community to move to pride
Out of nowhere, a new continent existed called “Pride”. It is considered to be the utopia or a countries that possess highly desirable or nearly perfect qualities for the members of the LGBT community
99
2022-06-18AsiaAPJapan
June Debate Open 2022
Nasa TsuchiyaEthan John Floro
Revan Lim Tai Jie (TJ)
Apratim
https://tabbycat-website-wxmu.onrender.com/junedebateopen2022/
11
THR the expectation that romantic partners should be significant support systems of each other's mental health
100
2022-06-18AsiaAPJapan
June Debate Open 2022
Nasa TsuchiyaEthan John Floro
Revan Lim Tai Jie (TJ)
Apratim
https://tabbycat-website-wxmu.onrender.com/junedebateopen2022/
11
THR the popularity of mental health awareness content on TikTok. (e.g. 6 signs you have ADHD, My experience with depression, Doctor explains)