Round 1

  • THBT social movements should adopt the approach of ‘joyful militancy’.
  • Round 2

  • In areas of chronically low academic attainment, THBT the general approach of educational charities should be to focus resources on maximizing the potential of exceptional students.
  • Round 3

  • In developing nations, THBT governments should violate Intellectual Property (IP) rights to further green innovation (e.g. local businesses replicating Western solar panel designs, minimal government enforcement of green tech IP regulations).
  • Round 4

  • THR the narrative that family love should be unconditional.
  • Quarterfinals

  • THW allow democratic governments to overturn supreme court/constitutional court decisions with a simple majority (>50%) in the legislature.
  • Semifinals

  • THR the rise in the popularity of thrifting.
  • Grand Final

  • THBT South Korea should develop nuclear weapons.