A history of high school parliamentary debate from 2012-2018.



1. The USFG should adopt and implement the International Principles on the Application of Human rights to Communications Surveillance.

2. The EU should require Austria end its daily asylum seeker cap.

3. The California government should license and regulate all online gaming sites, including daily fantasy sports such as Draft Kings.

4.  The UN should recommend lifting the contraception ban in El Salvador in light of the Zika virus outbreak.

5.  The USFG should place a moratorium on research into genetic editing.

6. Obama should nominate Sri Srinivasan to the Supreme Court to fill the vacancy left by Justice Antonin Scalia.

O. The USFG should consent to be bound by, and implement the Convention on Biological Diversity.

Q. The California government should end its contracts with private prisons. 

S. The US should amend the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act to significantly accelerate the process of repatriation of culturally unidentifiable human remains by museums in the United States.

F. The USFG should implement a cap and trade policy on carbon emissions.


1. The USFG should substantially increase funding to combat climate change.

2. The USFG should raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour.

3.  The USFG should end the practice of trying minors as adults in major crimes.

4. The USFG should significantly increase its military presence in the South China Sea.

5. The World Bank should forgive most or all of the debt that is owed by Haiti.

6. The USFG should substantially increase funding for mental health care for citizens.

Q. The California government should ban the use of single use plastic bags.

S. The USFG should institute a basic income for all citizens.


1. The USFG should militarily intervene in Nigeria to combat Boko Haram.

2. On balance, Uber has done more harm than good.

3. The European Central Bank should significantly increase interest rates.

4.  The USFG should pass HR 40, the Commission to Study Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act.

5. Society ought to value the risks of artificial intelligence over the benefits.

6. The International Criminal Court should prosecute high-ranking Bush Administration and Obama Administration officials for war crimes.

Q. The United States Congress should grant Trade Promotion Authority to the President of the United States.

S. The Government of India should repeal the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act.

F. The USFG should require employers to provide mandatory paid maternity leave.