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Resolved that Healthcare is a human right rather than privilege.
Guest speaker Michael Makover, Clinical Professor at NYU.
Resolved that US universities should institute affirmative action based on economic background.
Guest speaker Dalton Conley, professor of sociology at NYU.
Resolved that Russia better guards individual liberties than the countries to its west.
Guest speaker Yanni Kotsonis, professor of Russian studies at NYU, along with student debaters Jeffery Hu, Benton Madsen, and Jang Kim. The vote was 2013 in favor of the resolution.
Resolved that Iraq 2003 was America’s worst strategic blunder.
Guest speaker David Denoon, professor of politics at NYU, along with student debaters Devon Weis, Nathan Hiransomboon, and Girri Palaniyapan. The vote was 1510 in favor of the resolution.
Resolved that Organized Religion, on balance, can be and is a useful force for good inglobal society.
Guest speaker John Sexton, President of NYU, along with student debaters Wenbo Wang, Leah Block, and Arianna Israel. The vote was 150-52 in favor of the resolution.
Resolved that Immigration weakens American Individualism.
Guest speaker Lawrence Mead, professor of politics at NYU, along with student debaters John Fitzsimmons, Ashok Deneesh, and K. Dino Ilievski. The vote was 101 in favor of the resolution.
Resolved that Nuclear Proliferation will reduce the likelihood of war.
Guest speaker Alastair Smith, professor of politics at NYU, along with student debaters Wenbo Wang, Arianna Israel, and Isabelle Klinghoffer. The vote was 148 in favor of the resolution.