💭 Motion Statistics
Round 1

That, as authorities such as the World Boxing Association and the Ultimate Fighting Championship, we would prohibit competitor trash talking.

11%
18%
5 Aff wins 8 Neg wins
imbalanced at 50% level
11%
27%
10 Aff vetoes 24 Neg vetoes
imbalanced at 2% level

That we should select the players of national sporting teams by public referendum.

9%
20%
4 Aff wins 9 Neg wins
imbalanced at 50% level
21%
10%
19 Aff vetoes 9 Neg vetoes
imbalanced at 10% level

That all world records in sports where doping was historically frequent should be wiped clean.

18%
24%
8 Aff wins 11 Neg wins
imbalanced at 50% level
16%
11%
14 Aff vetoes 10 Neg vetoes
imbalanced at 50% level
Round 2

That we regret the romanticisation of success stories in education.

27%
20%
12 Aff wins 9 Neg wins
probably balanced
14%
7%
13 Aff vetoes 6 Neg vetoes
imbalanced at 50% level

That western countries should stop offering university scholarships to family members of ruling elites in developing countries.

13%
13%
6 Aff wins 6 Neg wins
probably balanced
11%
21%
10 Aff vetoes 19 Neg vetoes
imbalanced at 10% level

That academic journals have an ethical responsibility to reject submissions that defend colonialism.

18%
9%
8 Aff wins 4 Neg wins
imbalanced at 50% level
23%
20%
21 Aff vetoes 18 Neg vetoes
probably balanced
Round 3

That we should replace progressive income tax systems with a progressive Zakat system.

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7%
29%
3 Aff wins 13 Neg wins
imbalanced at 2% level
10%
18%
9 Aff vetoes 16 Neg vetoes
imbalanced at 50% level

That we support governments using social impact bonds to address social problems.

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27%
27%
12 Aff wins 12 Neg wins
probably balanced
17%
4 Aff vetoes 15 Neg vetoes
imbalanced at 2% level

That we should cap the loan limits given by banks to the largest company to 10 times the loan limits given to the smallest company.

7%
3 Aff wins 2 Neg wins
balance inconclusive
36%
16%
32 Aff vetoes 14 Neg vetoes
imbalanced at 1% level
Round 4

That progressives should campaign for the right to polygamous marriage.

33%
29%
15 Aff wins 13 Neg wins
probably balanced
8%
10%
7 Aff vetoes 9 Neg vetoes
probably balanced

That we would prefer a world where everyone is gay.

9%
4 Aff wins 2 Neg wins
balance inconclusive
14%
31%
13 Aff vetoes 28 Neg vetoes
imbalanced at 2% level

That women over 50 should be banned from accessing IVF (in-vitro fertilisation) treatment.

20%
2 Aff wins 9 Neg wins
imbalanced at 5% level
27%
8%
24 Aff vetoes 7 Neg vetoes
imbalanced at 1% level
Round 5

That we should abolish village councils in India.

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29%
20%
13 Aff wins 9 Neg wins
imbalanced at 50% level
17%
4 Aff vetoes 15 Neg vetoes
imbalanced at 2% level

That countries should impose tariffs on China in retaliation for the Made in China 2025 policy.

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13%
20%
6 Aff wins 9 Neg wins
imbalanced at 50% level
16%
13%
14 Aff vetoes 12 Neg vetoes
probably balanced

That, as UMNO, we should maintain our ethno-religious centric political platform.

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13%
2 Aff wins 6 Neg wins
balance inconclusive
30%
20%
27 Aff vetoes 18 Neg vetoes
imbalanced at 50% level
Round 6

That, as Disney, we would return to making animated films with darker themes.

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31%
9%
14 Aff wins 4 Neg wins
imbalanced at 2% level
13%
6%
12 Aff vetoes 5 Neg vetoes
imbalanced at 10% level

That we support fil, TV and literature that depicts historical events being resolved for the worse (eg. Germany winning WW2, the South winning the Civil War, etc.)

16%
20%
7 Aff wins 9 Neg wins
probably balanced
21%
17%
19 Aff vetoes 15 Neg vetoes
imbalanced at 50% level

That entertainment platforms (eg. Spotify, Netflix) should remove works from entertainers who have committed immoral or criminal acts in their personal lives.

16%
9%
7 Aff wins 4 Neg wins
imbalanced at 50% level
16%
28%
14 Aff vetoes 25 Neg vetoes
imbalanced at 10% level
Round 7

That we, as a religious leader, would focus on behaviour of the members of our religious organisation rather than the behaviour of non-members and broader social issues.

27%
22%
12 Aff wins 10 Neg wins
probably balanced
22%
3 Aff vetoes 20 Neg vetoes
imbalanced at 0.1% level

That we prefer the portrayal of God as an imperfect being.

16%
18%
7 Aff wins 8 Neg wins
probably balanced
7%
23%
6 Aff vetoes 21 Neg vetoes
imbalanced at 1% level

That businesses should be allowed to deny services to customers on religious grounds.

9%
9%
4 Aff wins 4 Neg wins
balance inconclusive
40%
36 Aff vetoes 3 Neg vetoes
imbalanced at 0.1% level
Round 8

That individuals convicted for crimes that were later legalised should be retroactively released from prison (If applicable), cleared of all charges and compensated.

13%
6 Aff wins 1 Neg win
balance inconclusive
38%
4 Aff vetoes 34 Neg vetoes
imbalanced at 0.1% level

That we should never prosecute individuals with low intellectual functioning.

7%
22%
3 Aff wins 10 Neg wins
imbalanced at 10% level
30%
27 Aff vetoes 3 Neg vetoes
imbalanced at 0.1% level

That criminal justice policy should be outsourced to technocrats instead of elected representatives.

27%
29%
12 Aff wins 13 Neg wins
probably balanced
16%
9%
14 Aff vetoes 8 Neg vetoes
imbalanced at 50% level
Open Partial Double-Octofinals

That we should impose term limits on political parties ruling federal governments (either singularly or in a coalition)

13%
1 Aff win 0 Neg wins
balance inconclusive
No teams vetoed this motion

That the Democrats should actively prioritise fielding minority candidates in the 2018 mid-term elections.

50%
25%
4 Aff wins 2 Neg wins
balance inconclusive
No teams vetoed this motion

That liberal European voters should abandon left-wing political parties and vote for centre-right parties instead.

13%
0 Aff wins 1 Neg win
balance inconclusive
No teams vetoed this motion
Open Octofinals

That we support pop culture icons (eg. Beyonce) celebrating Black Power groups (eg. the Black Panther Party & Black Liberation Army) in their work.

25%
0 Aff wins 2 Neg wins
balance inconclusive
No teams vetoed this motion

That we support the narrative that we should celebrate differences with other people, rather than find commonalities with them.

13%
63%
1 Aff win 5 Neg wins
balance inconclusive
No teams vetoed this motion
ESL Quarterfinals

That, assuming doctors could objectively quantify a patient's pain on a scale of 0 to 10, they should be banned from prescribing painkillers to any patient below a 6 on the scale.

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25%
0 Aff wins 1 Neg win
balance inconclusive
No teams vetoed this motion

That we should force pharmaceutical companies to allocate a percentage of their net income to research of critical diseases.

75%
0 Aff wins 3 Neg wins
balance inconclusive
No teams vetoed this motion
Open Quarterfinals

That we should allow insurance companies to offer the terminally ill a 50% rebate on expected costs of end-of-life care in exchange for forgoing that care.

50%
0 Aff wins 2 Neg wins
balance inconclusive
No teams vetoed this motion

That, assuming doctors could objectively quantify a patient's pain on a scale of 0 to 10, they should be banned from prescribing painkillers to any patient below a 6 on the scale.

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25%
1 Aff win 0 Neg wins
balance inconclusive
No teams vetoed this motion

That we should force pharmaceutical companies to allocate a percentage of their net income to research of critical diseases.

25%
0 Aff wins 1 Neg win
balance inconclusive
No teams vetoed this motion
ESL Semi-Finals

That the United States should re-enter Afghanistan to help the government regain control over lost territories.

50%
1 Aff win 0 Neg wins
balance inconclusive
No teams vetoed this motion

That, as the United States, we should launch a global infrastructure investment project to rival China's Belt and Road Initiative.

50%
0 Aff wins 1 Neg win
balance inconclusive
No teams vetoed this motion
Open Semifinals

That the African Union should cap the use of cultivated land for non-food crops (eg. biofuels, timber) in all member states.

50%
1 Aff win 0 Neg wins
balance inconclusive
No teams vetoed this motion

That the United States should re-enter Afghanistan to help the government regain control over lost territories.

50%
0 Aff wins 1 Neg win
balance inconclusive
No teams vetoed this motion
EFL Grand Final

That we prefer a world where news institutions choose advertising instead of subscriptions as a revenue source.

100%
0 Aff wins 1 Neg win
balance inconclusive
No teams vetoed this motion
ESL Grand Final

That the environmental movement should renounce all ties to advocates for population control.

100%
0 Aff wins 1 Neg win
balance inconclusive
No teams vetoed this motion
Open Grand Final

That, if it existed, we would support non-sentient artificial intelligence that imitated deceased loved ones in appearance, personality and mannerisms.

100%
0 Aff wins 1 Neg win
balance inconclusive
No teams vetoed this motion