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Current Debate - What are your views on the Global Occupy Movement?

What are your views on the Global Occupy Movement?

(+) Noble goals. I'm a supporter of freedom of expression. (-) Fundamentally flawed idea behind it. (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2012)

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Current Debate - South Africa V England 2015-16 Test Series

South Africa V England 2015-16 Test Series

(+) Good series (-) Bad final test loss (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2015)

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Current Debate - What Was The Best Christmas Present You Ever Got?

What Was The Best Christmas Present You Ever Got?

(+) Everything (-) Nothing (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2013)

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Current Debate - Does Christmas start too early?

Does Christmas start too early?

(+) Cheap (-) Expensive (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2012)

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Should the U.S. work more closely with international bodies and take fewer unilateral foreign policy and military decisions?

(+) You might sleep safe feeling protected by the US. (-) Motives are driven by self interest. (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2001)

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Current Debate - Is the government right to freeze minimum wage for young people?

Is the government right to freeze minimum wage for young people?

(+) I can see a benefit for businesses (-) Is it fair? (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2012)

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Is Parliament still sovereign?

(+) checks and balances between institutions in power (-) power is diluted between institutions, no clear sovereign institution at the moment (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2011)

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Current Debate - UK unemployment is on the rise again. How can it be tackled?

UK unemployment is on the rise again. How can it be tackled?

(+) You can gain more qualifications and some work experience (-) Job centre are no help and jobs are hard to find (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2011)

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Current Debate - Should welfare benefits be capped at £26,000?

Should welfare benefits be capped at £26,000?

(+) Might get some cheats to sign off (-) Some vulnerable people will suffer; it's a form of social cleansing (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2012)

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Current Debate - What is the most unusual New Year\' Resolution you have kept?

What is the most unusual New Year' Resolution you have kept?

(+) Positive changes physically and mentally (-) None! (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2011)

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Current Debate - Should students be charged interest on their loans whilst they are still at university?

Should students be charged interest on their loans whilst they are still at university?

(+) You might meet the love of your life at university. (-) Financially crippling (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2012)

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Current Debate - London Olympics 2012: Will the games be a success?

London Olympics 2012: Will the games be a success?

(+) "Full of sound and fury…" (Macbeth) (-) "…signifying nothing." (except enormous expense) (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2011)

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Is organic food good for you?

(+) Pushes up supermarket profits (-) Farmers markets (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2004)

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How should university education be funded?

(+) Education is a benefit for all (-) But someone has to pay the cost (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2004)

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Current Debate - Halloween costumes ideas

Halloween costumes ideas

(+) Does not need to cost the earth and children can get involved in making outfits (-) I do not like Halloween!!! (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2013)

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Should museums have free entry for all?

(+) free is good (-) But who pays for museums when its not raining ? (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2004)

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Should students really be paid just for showing up at college?

(+) Can help people stay in education (-) There will alway be those that can take advantage of the system, and those that just miss out (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2004)

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Should Gibraltar stay British?

(+) British British British British British British British British (-) Spanish Spanish Spanish Spanish Spanish Spanish Spanish Spanish (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2002)

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Current Debate - The Charlie Hebdo Attacks

The Charlie Hebdo Attacks

(+) To support Charlie... (-) ...doesn't mean to be Charlie (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2015)

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Is censorship of the press sometimes justifiable?

(+) protector of a few rights (-) Smokescreen for fraud (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2002)

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Current Debate - What do you think about the Dooyoo redesign?

What do you think about the Dooyoo redesign?

(+) Gordon Bennett, leave it out (Terry McCann, 'Minder') (-) I don't believe it! (Victor Meldrew, 'One Foot in the Grave') (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2014)

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What do your reviews say about you?

(+) You are telling me what my reviews are telling you, about me. (-) l'm making myself vulnerable . . . again! (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2007)

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Current Debate - The Great Smartphone Debate

The Great Smartphone Debate

(+) Everything you need, and more. (-) Too much at stake if you lose one (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2013)

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Do you think asylum seekers are abused by british employers.

(+) We exploit each other (-) Big business always wins (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2004)

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Current Debate - Scottish Independence: Do you think Scotland should remain a part of the Union?

Scottish Independence: Do you think Scotland should remain a part of the Union?

(+) A clear democratic mandate would be best for any major constitutional change (-) But I fear that the proposed referendum won't allow Scots to express their true preference (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2012)

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Current Debate - Money in Football

Money in Football

(+) Foreigners make money (-) Football clubs never make money (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2010)

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Current Debate - Prince William and Kate Middleton are to marry in spring 2011. What are your thoughts on the happy couple and their future together?

Prince William and Kate Middleton are to marry in spring 2011. What are your thoughts on the happy couple and their future together?

(+) The fairytale will last through-out the day for Catherine Middleton (-) Common folk will have to endure it and see re-runs of it for years to come (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2010)

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National ID Cards

(+) ID cards would cut crime and illigal immigration (-) Expensive to bring in (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2006)

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Current Debate - X-Factor 2009: Did the best acts go through? Who do you think will win and why?

X-Factor 2009: Did the best acts go through? Who do you think will win and why?

(+) Some great performers in the final, Simon Cowell when he is being honest (-) The twins, Danyl Johnson and the audience manipulation by the producers (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2009)

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Current Debate - Japan Disaster: Do you think it prompts a fresh look into reactor safety?

Japan Disaster: Do you think it prompts a fresh look into reactor safety?

(+) A low carbon alternative. Good safety record (-) Accidents can cause major environmental consequences (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2011)

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A group with a noble idea, but ultimately pointless and unworkable.

Advantages: Noble goals. I'm a supporter of freedom of expression.
Disadvantages: Fundamentally flawed idea behind it.

...As I am sure some of you will know, I am a big fan of global capitalism, however I think it is fair to say no matter what your political persuasion or whichever angle you approach the current economic state from, I think we all agree that something wen ...

pumfster 22.01.2012 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of What are your views on the Global Occupy Movement?

What has been the meaning of this protest movement?

Advantages: awareness of inequality and imbalance in society where 1% elite have much more power than 99% people
Disadvantages: sporadic violence,

...After a lull of weeks the global occupy movement resurfaced in Oakland, USA yesterday. What a better day to examine the Global Occupy Movement, I thought, when a movement that had started on a low key went on to not only occupy parks and churchyards bu ...

aethys 30.01.2012 · Read full review
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Review of What are your views on the Global Occupy Movement?

I have global movements in my bowels..

Advantages: the message is out there
Disadvantages: Same old professional protesters

80% of all start-up businesses fail within a year, and that’s when the economy is good, the other 20% surviving because of that failure. I just saved you a lot of money and stress if you were thinking about it. But without those entrepreneurs there would ...

thedevilinme 21.01.2012 · Read full review
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Review of What are your views on the Global Occupy Movement?

Occupy movement or just a general moan?

Advantages: freedom of speech
Disadvantages: people can over dramatise.

My view on economy and social inequality which lead to the occupy movement.ECONOMY:People always have something to moan about, England is FULL of people who moan and whinge about anything they can. I find the movement to ...

helen190390 18.01.2012 · Read full review
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Review of What are your views on the Global Occupy Movement?

Ben Stokes the England fire!

Advantages: Good series
Disadvantages: Bad final test loss

Now that the toxic Kevin Pietersen has finally been ostracized from the England camp the players he scared away are returning to the fold and England regrouping a less flamboyant eleven, a unit that can win tests. James Taylor and Nick Compton were just t ...

thedevilinme 26.01.2016 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: exceptional
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