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The US Government should substantially increase investment within the African Continent.

Jifpop09
Zaradi

I will argue the resolution that the United States government should increase investment within Africa. The United States government will constitute all things distributed or provided by the nations ruling body. Africa will be defined as the 54 countries that constitute the African continent. - BOP is shared.- First round is acceptance- No rebuttals will be made until t...

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270 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

The government created the great depression

16kadams
imabench

This is for an economics tournament, and I am certain no trolling will occur, but if it does its an automatic FF. 1st round acceptance 2nd arguments 3rd rebuttals 4th rebuttals ---> No trolling ---> No semantics...

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157 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Capitalism

jimtimmy
unitedandy

I argue that Capitalism has brought prosperity and freedom to Millions. Capitalism has, again and again, proven to be a successful system. It brings increased prosperity to all classes, from top to bottom. If you look accross the world's nations, you can see how successful Capitalism is. The nations with Free Markets, Lower Taxes, Lower Spending, and more Stable Monetary Base are the most successful. I don't just argue that capitalism is more successful than Socialism, but I also argue...

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138 Comments
Updated 3 Years Ago

The Case For the Minimum Wage

Beverlee
GarretKadeDupre

The Case For The Minimum WageThis Debate will cover the minimum wage laws in the United States. I will try and make the case in support of the concept of minimum pay requirements, and Garret Kade Dupre will oppose. The Burden of Proof will lie on Con, since he will argue against estali...

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135 Comments
Updated 8 Months Ago

The US should establish Progressive Wage Laws

Jifpop09
whiteflame

Alright, this is an entirely new proposal based off of several already proposed wage reforms to the minimum. With that said, I'll try my best to explain it this round.Basically, they are left wing laws, that decide the wage of a company based on their....1. Employees (Third Factor)2. Capital (Liquid)

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107 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

Classic Robert Gauntlet Tournament: The current tax system should be replaced by the fair tax.

Wylted
YYW

By current tax system, I'm referring to the federal tax system currently used by the United States government. Explanation of the Fair Tax 1. The Fair Tax is a consumption tax at the point of sale for 23% of every dollar spent. It's effectively a 30% sales tax. For the first year. 2. The tax will replace income tax, social security, corporate taxes, capital gains tax, Medicare tax, payroll tax, gift taxes and estate tax. 3. The tax would be on all new goods and services. Purchases fr...

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105 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Communism works if applied correctly pt. 2

Chimera
Pitbull15

Due to my previous opponent de-activating his account, I have decided to hold this debate for the second timeMy argument is that Communism is a system that can work in a way that is humanitarian if used in it's traditional sense, that being defined as:Communism: the belief in the creation of a stateless, classless, money-less society, where private property (save for personal property) is collectively owned, and the wage system abolished.

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81 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

Corporate CEOs in America Should Be Paid Less

wrichcirw
Raisor

I originally issued this challenge to Danielle, until I found out we were advocating the same side. I've since made this debate impossible to accept. If you are interested in debating CON for the resolution, please let me know in the comments section, thank you.The subject matter deals with this forum topic:$8.25 per hour vs. $8.75 million per year http://debate.org/forums/economics/topic/2...

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72 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Resoved: not all property is capital

DanT
buckIPDA

1st round acceptance only...

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59 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Deregulation increases the chance monopolies will form

DanT
malcolmxy

Debate background;In the forums malcolmxy claimed that deregulation of natural resource industries causes monopolies to form. I refuted the claim, stating that regulations hurt competition and deregulation increases the ability of smaller businesses to compete. malcolmxy responded with the claim that deregulation of the financial industry (a different industry) hurts competition. I responded that it does not hurt compet...

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58 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago