Resolved: Just governemnts ought to require that employers pay a living wage

Jacksegs13

This will be a LD format debate. First round is Aff case. The second round will consist of NC/NR and 1AR. The third round will have 1NR and 2AR. Good Luck...

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Are people basically good?

moss

The first round will be acceptance and opening argument(s). The second round will be rebuttals, and, if need be, more arguments for your position. Please keep rage levels to a minimum. Without further adieu, my opening argument.Are people basically good? Based on what I have observed, they are not. Poverty does not cause crime, nor does any other outside force. Of course, it causes a percentage of it, but that is a minimal percentage. Based on my information, that is the only wa...

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Has the war on terrorism in the United States broken international law?

Ahleegator

The War on Terror (WOT), also known as the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT), refers to the international military campaign that started after the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States.[34] The United States led a coalition of other NATO and non-NATO nations in the campaign to destroy al-Qaeda and other militant extremist organizations. U.S. President George W. Bush first used the term "War on Terror" on 20 September 2001.The Bush administration and the western media have sinc...

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Guaranteed Minimum Income

thett3

Full resolution: The United States should begin conversion of the existing welfare structure into aguaranteed minimum income.Right now, I've made this debate impossible to accept. If you're interested, comment or PM me.Some definitions: A guaranteed minimum income is a mechanism to ensure that every citizen has enough income to live on.The existing welfare structure in the United States consists of various programs, CATO identifying at least 126[1]. It is...

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Those who benefit most from society should pay more. Those who don't should pay less. Simple.

StoicNation

The rich do not become rich because they "benefit from society". They become rich because they work hard and create something which is useful to other people. Making them pay more only means that they are forced to give double or triple that which they have already given to society....

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Raise Minimum Wage

ConceptEagle

The minimum wage should be raised to $16.97 or more. According to the Huffington Post, the amount of money a full time worker needs to be paid in order to survive in the cheapest county in the US is $10.20.http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/17/worker-wage_n_3610530.html...

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Capital Punishment (death penalty) should be legal in all states

Do_I_Need_A_Username

Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, should be legal in all states. Currently, it is only legal in 32 states. Sometimes, the ultimate crime deserves the ultimate punishment. An eye for an eye. Crimes such as, premeditated murder, murder of children, rape of children, etc. These crimes are terrible, and the perpetrator deserves no mercy, as the perpetrator was showing no mercy to his/her victims. Keeping a convicted murder in prison for life can use various resources. For...

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Both Empiricism and Rationalism are flawed views of Episteomology

Philosophy123

This is a debate regarding Rationalism and Empiricism, two directly conflicting ways of gaining knowledge and of looking at the world. I will be arguing that though each of these theories have obvious pros to them, there are enough cons that we can confidently say that Empiricism and Rationalism are not the answer. I will not be arguing over what is the answer, just that these two theories are not. ...

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Hardcore pornography is significantly harmful to society

zmikecuber

WARNING! This debate may contain explicit content. Reader discretion is highly advised.Definitions:Hardcore pornography: "stil...

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Mexican Candy tastes better than American Candy

the_real_og

its good...

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