The debate tournament called “Yale NUS Pro Ams 2020” was held on the 9/4/2020. 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:
Debate motion for round 1: THBT the age of digital information (e.g. social media, online news, etc.) has done more harm than good in protecting democracy
Round 2: THBT the environmental movement should abandon the narrative of personal responsibility in favor of one which emphasizes institutional accountability
Round 3: THBT feminism is in opposition to capitalism
Round 4: Assuming that Joe Biden wins the presidential election, THBT the US should continue to pursue antagonistic and confrontational trade strategies against China (engaging in trade wars, etc)
Novice_Semi: TH Prefers Western entertainment (TV Shows, Movies, Theatre) which assumes fluid sexuality (How to Get Away With Murder, Imagine Me & You, High Fidelity, Game of Thrones, Trinkets) for its characters rather than centering a narrative of non-hetero sexuality (Love Simon, Carol, One Day at a Time, The Half of It)
Novice_Final: THW legalize the buying and selling of one’s remaining lifetime years.
Open_Octa: THW weigh shareholder votes in line with the length of time their shares have been held.
Open_Semi: TH, as the Jammu & Kashmir Liberation Front, would ally itself with the Pakistani government to push back against abrogation of Article 370 by the Indian government
Open_Final: THS the rise of anti-natalism
ProAm_Quarter: THBT religions should promise reward in the afterlife as opposed to promising material reward in this life, with both outcomes contingent on faithful practice
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