Past English Debates

Thursday, December 12, 2019
32. Debate: TH regrets the dominant narrative that moral progress is inevitable (e.g. "The moral arc of history bends towards justice")
 
Thursday, December 5, 2019
31. Debate: Is capitalism a blessing?
 
Thursday, November 28, 2019
30. Debate: TH as non-party climate stakeholders (NGOs, foundations, etc) would support top-down approaches (political level), comparative to bottom-up approaches (individual/local level) to climate action.
 
Thursday, November 14, 2019
28. Debate: THBT liberal democracies should cut all military and diplomatic ties with the kingdom of Saudi Arabia
 
Thursday, November 7, 2019
27. Debate: In situations where deliberate economic policies by another state have caused substantial economic harms, THBT international law should recognise that military retaliation can be justified.
 
Thursday, October 31, 2019
26. Debate: THBT "Westerners" should not go on vacation in autocratic regimes.
 
Thursday, October 17, 2019
25. Debate: This House believes that protests have lost their relevance.
 
Thursday, September 26, 2019
24. Debate: THBT the state should construct false historical narratives that promote social cohesion (e.g. racial and religious tolerance).
 
Thursday, September 19, 2019
23. Debate: THB the Nations of the EU should work towards a European Federation.
 
Thursday, September 12, 2019
22. Debate: THW prefer to live in a world where personal success and failure are seen as a consequence of random factors rather than personal choice.
 
Thursday, September 5, 2019
21. Debate: THW break up the tech-giants.
 
Thursday, August 22, 2019
20. Debate: THBT Trump irreparably damaged the Transatlantic relationship.
 
Thursday, August 8, 2019
20. Debate: To be announced
 
Thursday, July 25, 2019
19. Debate: This house believes that all wealth beyond the necessary to meet one’s basic needs is immoral.
 
Thursday, July 11, 2019
18. Debate: This house regrets the glorification of parenting.
 
Thursday, June 27, 2019
17. Debate: This house would ban advertising for all consumer goods and services.
 
Thursday, June 6, 2019
16. Debate: This house regrets Batman.
 
Thursday, May 23, 2019
15. Debate: This houses opposes the rise of political consumerism.
 
Thursday, May 9, 2019
14. Debate: Given the ability to carry a full term pregnancy in an incubator: This house believes that humankind should seek to abolish natural pregnancy.
 
Thursday, April 18, 2019
13. Debate: This house believes that labour unions should present automation as an opportunity instead of a threat.
 
Thursday, April 4, 2019
12. Debate: This house would implement a quota in the German parliament for politicians younger than 30 years.
 
Thursday, March 21, 2019
11. Debate: This house would implement a quota in the German parliament for politicians younger than 30 years.
 
Thursday, March 7, 2019
10. Debate: This house would implement the program "redemption through reading" in Germany.
 
Thursday, February 21, 2019
10. Debate: In countries with few female politicians, this House believes it is good to have a politically active ‘first lady’.
 
Thursday, February 7, 2019
9. Debate: This house would prefer a world where wealth is seen as shameful.
 
Thursday, January 24, 2019
8. Debate: This house believes that the present condition of humanity is better than it would be in 100 years time.
 
Thursday, January 10, 2019
7. Debate: This house believes that developing countries should privatise their state-owned enterprises (e.g. airlines, railways, utility companies).
 
Thursday, December 6, 2018
6. Debate:
This house prefers a world in which the Socrates machine exists.
 
Thursday, November 22 2018
5. Debate:
This house would introduce a compulsory one-year community service.
 
Thursday, November 8th 2018
4th Debate:
This house regrets the depiction of suicide in movies, television and series.
 
Thursday, October 18th 2018
3rd Debate:
THW lift all veto powers of individual EU member states in the European Council.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

2nd Debate:
THW establish open peer review instead of double blind peer review as standard in science.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

1st Debate:
THB that Danish newspapers should not have published cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed.
 

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