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THW Make America Great Again

This House Believes That Sites of Cultural and Religious Significance Are Legitimate Targets In Times of War

This house regrets the professionalisation of the Olympics

Through most of the 20th century the Olympics allowed only amateur athletes to participate and this amateur code was strictly enforced. After 1972 these rules were increasingly relaxed, and eventually abandoned in the 1990s. Those who practised a sport professionally were considered to have an unfair advantage over those who practised it merely as a hobby, and the amateur was considered a purer practitioner of the sport. An amateur is someone who takes no financial remuneration for their participation in a sport, including salary and sponsorship. A professional takes financial remuneration, which may include a salary and/or sponsorship.

This house would cease copyright at the death of the creator

Copyright refers to the legal right to control the production and selling of a book, play, film, photograph, or piece of music. It is held by the creator of the work for the duration of their life, and at death passes to their estate for a period of 70 years.

THR the rise of social media as the primary source of news

This House believes that in areas of socio-economic deprivation, schools should train students in vocational/trade skills to the exclusion of academic subjects

This House believes that the world would be a better place if women from privileged backgrounds turned down any benefits arising from affirmative action programs

Affirmative action is the policy of favouring members of a disadvantaged group who suffer or have suffered from discrimination within a culture e.g. University quotas, quotas on corporate boards, all female candidate lists for Parliament

THW legalise the sale of human organs

This House would abolish all labour laws* in developing countries. i.e Minimum Wage, Health and Safety, Age-Restrictions

This house would create a separate league for athletes on performance enhancing drugs