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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 - AV Referendum on 5th May! Which is fairer, AV or First Past the Post?

AV Referendum on 5th May! Which is fairer, AV or First Past the Post?

(+) A step in the right direction... (-) ...though not as big a step as it could or should be (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2011)

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The start of the existence of everything

(+) Here, you will find the truth (-) Are you scraed of knowing the truth? (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2006)

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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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The children of today

(+) None (-) Is it too late? (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2005)

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Current Debate - Is legal media downloading the way of the future?

Is legal media downloading the way of the future?

(+) Media is available to everyone with just the click of button (-) Leads to illegal downloading and hacking, costs more and requires more knowledge of technology (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2011)

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Is breast always best?

(+) Too many to mention (-) Hard work at the start (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2006)

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Current Debate - Boycotting the Beijing Olympic Games, should politics have a place in sports?

Boycotting the Beijing Olympic Games, should politics have a place in sports?

(+) Take a decisive stand against a nasty dictatorship. (-) Wouldn't it be lovely if the Olympics were truly beyond politics? (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2008)

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Current Debate - Do you believe that Cheryl Cole\'s career is at stake after her dismissal from the US X-factor?

Do you believe that Cheryl Cole's career is at stake after her dismissal from the US X-factor?

(+) Feel a little protective to our Cheryl; XF US lost a viewer (-) Ah canny undastan ya! (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2011)

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Current Debate - The Gaza Conflict: How could the Israeli-Palestinian \

The Gaza Conflict: How could the Israeli-Palestinian "question" be solved?

(+) None at all (-) Bloodshed, civilian death, ruined buildings and hatred from both sides (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2009)

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Should Cyclists have to pass a test and have compulsory insurance?

(+) Safer roads and less deaths (-) Less people will use bikes? (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2004)

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Is the next election lost for the Labour Party?

(+) It'll be fascinating to see if they can turn utter into whine (-) A decade could be lost to a inhumane governance (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2009)

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Current Debate - The Commonwealth Games

The Commonwealth Games

(+) 27% more medals for England! (-) Grubby country (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2010)

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Member Advice on reducing your Ecological Footprint

(+) Ecological Footprinting calculations help to make people more aware (-) Many people don't think they will make the difference (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2006)

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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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Grammar Schools

(+) High standards, excellent results. (-) Doesn't suit everyone. Only academic subjects usually offered. Limited places in some areas. (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2010)

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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 - iOS vs Android

iOS vs Android

(+) Debates are part of democracy (-) Patent Wars - it'll go on for years (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2013)

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Current Debate - Was the press right to publish the naked photographs of Prince Harry and Kate Middleton?

Was the press right to publish the naked photographs of Prince Harry and Kate Middleton?

(+) Hopefully the rewards will finance breast cancer research. (-) Life thru a lens - equals many intrusions. (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2012)

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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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Current Debate - What\'s the best way to celebrate New Year\'s Eve?

What's the best way to celebrate New Year's Eve?

(+) In with the new (-) Out with the old (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2009)

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Peace & Martin Luther King Jr ...Subjects of Peace in our world

(+) Peace has every advantage in the world.... (-) There are no disadvantages to peace...it's Free! (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2005)

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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 - BBC in crisis

BBC in crisis

(+) The worlds most honest broadcaster (-) They make mistakes like we do (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2012)

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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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Rights and wrongs of vivisection

(+) We need the medicines (-) We have to do bad things to get the medicines (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2011)

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Does Britain produce the best beer?

(+) Wide regional variations (-) None (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2003)

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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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Current Debate - Do you think that a minimum pricing of alcohol should be brought in?

Do you think that a minimum pricing of alcohol should be brought in?

(+) It could deter some people from over indulging (-) It will cost me more money! (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2012)

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Who should do the parenting?

(+) N/A (-) N/A (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2006)

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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
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Review of South Africa V England 2015-16 Test Series

Tiptoeing towards democracy

Advantages: A step in the right direction...
Disadvantages: ...though not as big a step as it could or should be

A strange misapprehension is rife throughout Britain, which is that we live in a democracy. Why anyone should be under this misapprehension is hard to fathom, since the most cursory look at our governmental institutions will reveal how glaringly undemoc ...

torr 20.04.2011 · Read full review
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Review of AV Referendum on 5th May! Which is fairer, AV or First Past the Post?

Leaning Towards AV (But it Wouldn't be My First Choice!)

Advantages: A chance to improve our electoral system
Disadvantages: No system's perfect and there are many other factors to consider

In about two weeks’ time, voters in the UK will be given an historic opportunity to change the electoral system. The referendum motion asks whether the existing First Past The Post (FPTP) system should be replaced with the alternative known, conveniently ...

a-true-ben 21.04.2011 · Read full review
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Review of AV Referendum on 5th May! Which is fairer, AV or First Past the Post?

The only answer I am giving - NO

Advantages: There are no advantages to AV and plenty for voting NO
Disadvantages: None for voting YES

I actually asked Ciao for this to issue to be included for consideration under the Ciao Current Issue section. Why? Well the reason being that I was at the time getting slightly miffed with both National and Local media(s) giving it little or no consider ...

kappaslappa 21.04.2011 · Read full review
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Review of AV Referendum on 5th May! Which is fairer, AV or First Past the Post?

When you have to Make a Choice...

Advantages: AV takes more preferences into account
Disadvantages: It isn't electorial reform

In just over one week’s time, the voting population of the United Kingdom are having a referendum on whether to continue with the current voting system, known as First Past The Post (FPTP), or move to the Alternative Vote system (AV). The discussion a ...

Claiiiree 27.04.2011 · Read full review
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Review of AV Referendum on 5th May! Which is fairer, AV or First Past the Post?