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21 Feb 2013

This House Does Not Support Random Drug Testing In Schools

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All this week we’ve been looking at the issue of random drug testing in schools. Is it right to do this to students against their will or do the benefits of stopping a problem before it takes hold out weigh such considerations? Well today’s graphic makes the clear argument against random drug testing in schools […]

20 Feb 2013

Why I Support Student Drug Testing In Schools

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I was asked my position on random drug testing in our schools. Obviously, nothing is ever simply answered with an “I’m for it”… except in this case! Why am I for student drug testing in schools is simple? It serves as a deterrent and a means for identifying students in need of help. Before you […]

19 Feb 2013

This House Supports Random Drug Testing At Schools

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Recreational drug use by teens has got out of hand and is a sad indictment on our society. If we are to correct this ill our society we must start to think about radical solutions for the status quo is just one long spiralling epidemic of use and abuse. So today we make the case […]

18 Feb 2013

Random Drug Testing Students-Boon or Boondoggle?

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In the ongoing efforts to curb drug use in students, lawmakers and educators have searched for an effective program, most yielding marginal or completely ineffective results. The latest efforts are expanding the use of random drug testing students within the wider student populations, originally limited to students participating in extra-curricular activities. Programs are now being […]

18 Feb 2013

Debate Of The Week: Is The Random Drug Testing Of Students A Good Or Bad Idea?

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It’s the start of another fine week of debating and this week we’re turning our attentions to the contentious issue of drug testing high school and college students or, to put it like the title says, is the random drug testing of students a good or bad idea? Like many problems early intervention can be […]

14 Feb 2013

This House Would Not Censor Hate Speech On College Campuses

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As with any debate you have to consider both sides of the argument. This week we’ve been debating hate speech at length and whether it should be censored. Well today I’d like to bring you this infographic which takes the argument a point further and looks at the specific example of whether we should censor […]

13 Feb 2013

Hate Speech Vs Free Speech – Why I Hate Hate Speech

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Hate Speech Vs Free Speech is an age old dilemma. For me hate speech does not forward the discourse of humanity; it devalues it. Hate speech does not encourage open communication; it silences it. Hate speech does not enhance racial or sexual equality; it discriminates against it. Hate Speech Vs Free Speech Definitions Let me […]

12 Feb 2013

This House Would Censor Hate Speech

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As we continue this week’s themed debate on hate speech we bring you the first of our infographics on the subject. This graphic succinctly lays out the points as to why we should censor hate speech. For my part I believe any gesture which might incite violence towards an individual or group is hate speech. […]