New cold war debate - Sylvan Debating Club

New cold war debate – Sep 2020

The Sylvan new cold war debate considered the following motion: This house believes that the deterioration in relations between the West and China will lead to a new ‘cold war’. The debate took place on Monday, 7th September, with Tony Czarnecki as the proposer and David Kerry as the opposer. The proposition supporting the view […]

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The Sylvan monuments and place names debate concluded that the country's statues should reflect modern British society and not its past.

Monuments and place names debate – Aug 2020

The Sylvan monuments and place names debate considered the following motion: This house believes that the country’s monuments and place names should be changed to reflect modern British society and not its past. The debate was held on Monday, 3rd August 2020.  It was proposed by Lissi Corfield and opposed by Tony Koutsoumbos. The proposition […]

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The Sylvan green new deal debate concluded that a ‘Green New Deal’ is required to re-start the British economy post the pandemic.

Green new deal debate – July 2020

The Sylvan green new deal debate considered the following motion:  This house believes a ‘Green New Deal’ is required to re-start the British economy post the pandemic. The debate took place on Monday, 6th July 2020. Ewan McGaughey proposed the motion and Ina Negoita opposed it. The proposition supporting the view that the UK needs […]

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In this Covid-19 geopolitics debate, the Sylvans concluded that the pandemic will accelerate the decline of America as the global superpower.

Covid-19 geopolitics debate – June 2020

The Sylvan Covid-19 geopolitics debate considered the following motion: This house believes the pandemic will accelerate the decline of America as the global superpower. The debate took place on Monday, 1st June 2020.  Mike Douse proposed the motion and Gokul Ganga-Nair opposed it. The proposition supporting the view that the pandemic will accelerate the decline […]

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In this universal basic income debate, the Sylvans considered its likely impact and concluded the UK should adopt one due to the pandemic.

Universal basic income debate – May 2020

The Sylvan universal basic income debate considered the following motion: This house believes Covid-19 shows that the UK should adopt a universal basic income scheme. The debate took place on Monday, 4th May 2020.  Rodrigo Aguilera proposed the motion and Tania Hardcastle opposed it. The proposition supporting the view that the UK should adopt a […]

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