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Dec 1, 2009

Climate Change

Dec 1, 2009

Climate Change

Be it resolved, climate change is mankind's defining crisis, and demands a commensurate response...

Pro
George Monbiot
Elizabeth May
Con
Bjørn Lomborg
Lord Nigel Lawson
Result
CON gains 8%. CON wins
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Jun 1, 2009

Foreign Aid

Jun 1, 2009

Foreign Aid

Be it resolved, foreign aid does more harm than good...

Pro
Hernando de Soto
Dambisa Moyo
Con
Stephen Lewis
Paul Collier
Result
PRO gains 2%. PRO wins
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Be it resolved, if countries like Sudan, Somalia, and Burma will not end their man-made humanitarian crisis, the international community should...

Pro
Gareth Evans
Mia Farrow
Con
John Bolton
Rick Hillier
Result
CON gains 9%. CON wins
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May 26, 2008

Global Security

May 26, 2008

Global Security

Be it resolved, the world is a safer place with a Republican in the White House...

Pro
Charles Krauthammer
Niall Ferguson
Con
Samantha Power
Richard Holbrooke
Result
PRO gains 17%. PRO wins
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