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The US should institute Progressive Wage Laws.

Jifpop09
Z4RQUON

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. Employees2. Capital3. Income 4. BenefitsFor example, a rich company with high income, wi...

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Updated 1 Day Ago

We need to increase government spending and lower taxes

MasterDebated
samwight

Taxes take away from a persons paycheck and they have less money to spend the higher taxes are. If people have more income then they'll spend more on businesses and improve the economy. Government spending is like borrowing if they don't take out taxes. This money is good to have in the economy because businesses aren't spending enough money to stimulate the economy because they're afraid of the low growth....

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Updated 18 Hours Ago

A government (USA) has the obligation to lessen the economic gap between its rich and poor citizens.

nahte
southern

Resolved: A government (USA) has the obligation to (significantly) lessen the economic gap between its rich and poor citizens. I will offer the following definitions for the terms in my topic. Obligation: something you must do because of a law, rule, promise, etc. OR something that you must do because it is morally right. (Merriam Webster) Economic Gap: (Wealth Gap): is the difference between individuals or populations in the distribution of their assets, wealth, or income. (Wikipedia)...

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8 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

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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Updated 1 Day Ago

Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour will benefit the US economy

Juan_Pablo
Jevinigh

Increasing the federal minimum wage from $7.25 per hour to $10.10 per hour will mostly benefit the U.S. Economy. This will be my position in this debate. (I will also be arguing that the federal minimum wage should be indexed to inflation, to keep up with the rising cost of living--a point which my opponent can either choose to refute or ignore.)Con will argue that r...

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Updated 1 Day Ago

The New Deal was successful

tomricotta
lannan13

I will be arguing that the new deal was successful in that it provided long term relief and short term relief from the great depression. My opponent will argue that the new deal was not successful. First round is acceptance, no new arguments in the final round....

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Updated 2 Days Ago

Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour will benefit the US economy

Juan_Pablo
lannan13

Increasing the federal minimum wage from $7.25 per hour to $10.10 per hour will mostly benefit the U.S. Economy. This will be my position in this debate.Con will argue that raising the federal minimum wage will either have no benefit for anyone or will hurt the U.S. economy.I will use numerous reliable, reputable sources to show that an increase in the federal minimum wage will grow national GDP by tens of billions of dollars...

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45 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

"God Bless America Should stay on our Money

bettabreeder
loveu157

I believe that "God Bless America" should remain printed on U.S money. If you disagree please debate with me as Con stating you dislike the U.S keeping this quote on our money.Rules:Don't forefeitcite your sourcesCorrect Grammar and spellingEnjoy! :)...

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5 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Should the penny be abolished?

Instigator0846
Defro

Lets have a fair debate. Good luck....

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Updated 2 Days Ago

Real estate price will increase within 10 years.

Morris_Yoon
Instigator0846

the families are not huge as past. 6 family memebers are now dividing in to 2 or 3. Even single family is increasing. More ppl are going to find house....

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1 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago