Preliminary rounds complete.
Round 1: This house, as a fantasy book series fan, would not want the books adapted into movies or series.
Round 2: This house believes that states should not attempt to regulate cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. (Prepared)
Round 3: This house would reveal the existence of the rat
Info Slide: You are a publicly successful chef, whose real cooking skill is secretly attributable to a rat which directs your movements underneath your chef’s hat.
Round 4: This house believes that feminist movements in the developing world should integrate religious messages and institutions into their advocacy, rather than distancing themselves from them.
Round 5: This house would allow private entities to supply basic services such as water and electricity in South Africa.
Round 6: This house would break up persistently dominant political parties in emerging/developing democracies (e.g. the ANC in South Africa, Zanu-PF in Zimbabwe)
Round 7: This house would abolish pharmaceutical patents in favour of subsidies, tax breaks and public interest grants.
Round 8: This house would force political parties to make binding electoral promises when campaigning in local government elections, that once broken or not kept will immediately trigger a re-election.
Round 1: This house regrets the humanisation of villians in film and media (e.g. Joker, Maleficient, Gru, Megamind, Breaking Bad, La Casa de Papel etc.)
Round 2: This house believes that states should not attempt to regulate cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin.
Round 3: This house believes that teachers’ salaries should be fixed to the academic improvements of their students. (Prepared)
Round 4: This house believes that brand ambassadors (celebrities/influencers) should be held accountable for the products they endorse.
Round 5: This house would allow private entities to supply basic services such as water and electricity in South Africa. (Prepared)
Round 6: This house, as a retired contact sport player, would sue their former leagues/associations for health problems obtained during their careers.
Round 7: This house regrets the narrative that “Womxn can have it all”.
Info slide: The narrative that “Womxn can have it all” states that it is possible and desirable for womxn to pursue and balance having both a successful career and a family.
Round 8: This house believes that regional organisations (AU, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, EU etc) should refuse to accept peace keepers from nations where the military exerts a significant amount of control over the civilian government.