The debate tournament called “Cross Deb Soc Practice Tournament Ed. 1” was held on the 6/4/2020. You can find all the debate topics that were debated in the tournament in this article. If you are looking for the results, please check the category Other debate tournament results.
Here are the motions:
1 THR World Athletics’ decision to put an indefinite moratorium on future advances in shoe technology.
1 THS granting IP protection for sports moves
1 Post the Covid-19 outbreak is contained, TH(the Bundesliga)W scrap the 50+1 rule.
2 THBT major polluter nations should open their borders to climate refugees
2 THR the characterization of large scale policy reforms against social vices as wars For example –‘combating’
2 THBT regulation of overconsumption of common shared resources is justified
3 TH (the journalist) will reveal this information to the public
3 TH, as climate activists, would use interpretation of religious texts as a tool for climate action ( Eg invoking stories from the Ramayana’s Aranya Kaand to create narratives around forests, etc.
3 THR the vilification of “money mindedness” in individuals
4 THBT women in politics actively moving away from “the pantsuit” does more harm than good
4 THR the rise of rainbow capitalism
4 TH, as a feminist, R the narrative that God is a Woman.
5 THS privatisation of prisons
5 THP the Collegium System for the appointment of Federal Judges and Justices instead of Executive Nomination System in USA.
5 THBT criminal law should not distinguish an attempt to commit a crime from successfully committing a crime.
6 In times of economic crisis, THW abolish the minimum wage
6 (Assuming equal cost feasibility) THP UBI instead of traditional Welfare Programs(Medicare, Food stamps, PMJDY, etc) to tackle poverty.
6 THS the use of Negative Interest Rate Policies to tackle the economic downturn due to the Covid 19.
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