Fall 2010 Motion Ideas from Tuna

Some are stolen, some are original, some are retreads, but here is what I am working on.


That we should ban the private ownership of professional sporting clubs.*

That New Zealand and Australia should remove the Fiji Government by force.

That we support granting land rights to indigenous peoples as a means of redressing historical injustice. IDAS *

That courts should refuse to recognise pre-nuptial agreements.

That we should prohibit the labeling of products as ‘fair trade’.

That we should prohibit discrimination in the labour market on the basis of physical attractiveness. * IDAS

That we should end all government funding for health, education, and police measures that aim to prevent suicide.

That we should partition Belgium. IDAS

That we should ban homeschooling.

That we should ban professional political lobbyists. *

That individuals should be able to sell their vote. *

That we should ban non-essential cosmetic surgery. *

That income tax levels should be determined by the relative privilege of an individual’s upbringing.

That we should auction the right to immigrate. *

That emigrants should pay an ‘exit tax’ when they change their citizenship

That the International Criminal Court should allow for the prosecution of ‘crimes against the earth’. IDAS *

THB Governments should hide from the public any contact with Extraterrestrials.*

THBT people born without sexual desire would be better off.

THBT nuclear powers should cede the power of launch to an international body. *

THBT states should compensate people who are wrongfully convicted. *

THW offer the Taliban power-sharing deals in exchange for acts of disarmament. BAD.

THBT developing nations should distribute as a dividend to citizens all income derived from natural resource extraction. IDAS *

THW grant higher primates rights equivalent to those of human children.*

TH supports the outing of gay public figures.*

THW require those convicted of possessing child pornography to pay restitution to the victims who are pictured.*

THW discontinue USA military combat operations in Pakistan. *

THBT national health care systems should provide full basic coverage for undocumented immigrants.* IDAS

THW allow police warrantless searches of mobile phones.

TH regrets the USA decision to send machines instead of people to explore outer space.

THBT the Israeli border wall does more harm than good.

THW grant parents the right to vote on behalf of their minor children.*

THW end the filibuster power in the USA Senate.

Health, food and environment

The EU should become a GMO free zone

THBT EU member states should be prohibited from importing food products abundant in European agriculture

THBT improving urban living conditions should be the priority of the 21st century.

THBT that climate change should be tackled as a social justice issue

THBT developing nations should distribute a dividend to citizens all income derived from natural resource extraction

THBT the EU and its member states should give a substantial financial penalty to companies that do not abolish animal testing

EU social policy

THBT employers who fail to respect the principle of equal opportunities should lose their jobs

THBT the the youth of Europe have never in history been so socially excluded

THBT European trade union confederations should have a formal vote in the EU policy making process

THBT all workers in the EU should be legally entitled to profit sharing

THBT that EU nationals should be entitled to a basic income without the requirement to work

EU external relations

THBT Kosovo should be the first new EU member state from Western Balkans

THW impose a Tobin tax and use it for development aid

THW abolish the Common Foreign and Security Policy of the EU

THBT all EU member states should equally contribute to a standing European army

THBT the EU should only consider economic factors when admitting new member states

Mobility and migration

THW have the EU abolish the Schengen Agreement

THBT the EU Blue Card Directive does more harm than good

THBT the EU should impose common minimal housing and living conditions for low-skilled workers from third countries

THBT the EU should follow the example of the melting pot in the USA

THBT the EU should grant amnesty to all illegal aliens currently living within its borders

Education, art and culture

THBT all universities in the EU should be free of charge for EU nationals

THBT volunteering in the community should become a mandatory part of school curriculums across the EU

THBT the EU should impose sanctions on countries that restrict free speech on modern information networks

THBT the EU should fund its own Hollywood

THW establish a common public European broadcasting company

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  • Jul 28 2010, 9:46 AM
    Alfred Snider responded:
    Big thank you to Anja Serc for a lot of those motions.