31st Annual Stanford Invitational
2017 — Stanford, CA/US
Varsity Round 1 Flight A: California should pass legislation forcing cities that fail to meet their RHNA housing goals to accept a streamlined housing approval process.
Varsity Round 1 Flight B: Oregon should end its ban on rent control.
Varsity Round 2 Flight A: All Senate Democrats should filibuster the nomination of Neil Gorsuch.
Varsity Round 2 Flight A: Individuals who oppose Comb-Over Trump's presidency ought to engage in a national work strike.
JV Round 1 Flight A: The USFG should significantly reduce the corporate tax.
JV Round 1 Flight B: The USFG should significantly increase the estate tax.
Varsity Round 3 Flight A: The USFG should end the use of private military contractors in active combat.
Varsity Round 3 Flight B:Germany should significantly increase its military spending.
JV Round 2 Flight A: On balance, sanctuary cities in the US are good.
JV Round 2 Flight B: During the Trump presidency, civil disobedience is an effective mechanism for influencing policy.
Varsity Round 4 Flight A: Liberal democracies ought to significantly increase the strength of their libel and defamation laws.
Varsity Round 4 Flight B: Liberal democracies ought not own or subsidize newspapers, TV channels, or other media sources.
JV Round 3 Flight A: Congressional bodies ought to have gender and race quotas based on their underlying populations.
JV Round 3 Flight B: Parliamentary systems are preferable to representative democracies.
JV Round 4 Flight A: Sports leagues should be barred from using public funds for the construction of stadiums.
JV Round 4 Flight B: The NCAA should require that colleges pay their athletes a wage.
Varsity Round 5 Flight A: NATO should cooperate militarily with Putin in Syria to defeat insurgents and ISIS.
Varsity Round 5 Flight B: NATO should seek the creation of an independent Kurdistan as a foreign policy goal.
JV Round 5 Flight A: The USFG should ban fracking.
JV Round 5 Flight B: The USFG should significantly invest in algae biofuels.
Varsity Round 6 Flight 1:The USFG ought to prioritize growth over proficiency in setting education policy.
Varsity Round 6 Flight 2: The USFG ought to abolish private schools.
JV Doubles F1 The USFG should significantly lower military spending
JV Doubles F2 The USFG should significantly increase sanctions on Russia.
Varsity Triples F1 The USFG should significantly increase the federal excise tax on gasoline
Varsity Triples F2 USFG should allocate seats in the House of Representatives using a system of proportional representation
Varsity Quarters F1: The USFG ought to place significant taxes on the technologies companies use to automate workers’ jobs.
Varsity Quarters F2: The USFG ought to place significant taxes on the technologies companies use to automate workers’ jobs.
JV Semis: The USFG should implement single-payer healthcare system
V Semis: EU should repeal the dublin regulation
JV Finals: Finals The USFG should fully subsidize college tuition