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Prospective Job Applicants Should Not Be Asked To Reveal Prior Criminal Convictions

Bwacit
Blade-of-Truth

Prospective Job Applicants Should Not be Asked to Reveal Prior Criminal Convictions Criminal Conviction = the judgement of a jury or judge that a person is guilty of crime as charged. Prospective Job Applicants = people applying for a job Prior = Before an event Proposition Hello judge. Imagine this. A poor man is starving. He robs a store to help his family survive, and he is arrested. Later, he gets out of prison, and applies for a job so that he can be a better person and feed his...

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Women should be able to have abortions.

datbooty37
Philocat

Women should be able to have abortions....

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Updated 12 Hours Ago

Resolved: A Minimum Wage Should Exist.

Raistlin
Subutai

This debate is over the minimum wage. Pro may argue from any or multiple lines of reasoning such as fairness, economic growth, living standards, moral standpoint, etc, as may con. There is one definition we need before starting this debate to remove any ambiguity. Minimum Wage- The lowest wage permitted by law [1] Please note that this debate is only over a government enforced minimum wage. This is why I have left out the part of the definition talking about special agreements. Any attemp...

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Updated 15 Hours Ago

Tarrif penalty on imports not manufactured to U.S regulations for polution, safety, child labor, etc

pvwebb
casebash

Here are two things that hinder the competitiveness of U.S. labor, and what the U.S. can do about it. First, we regulate the environmental impact, safety, and employment practices of our own manufacturing, but put no restrictions on imports from manufacturers outside the U.S. Regulating one business when its competition is unregulated regulates that business out of business. Second, we tax the income of U.S workers, making U.S. labor more expensive. The U.S. could put a tariff as a penalty on...

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multi-level marketing is a fraud!

theocatzop
Wylted

Another interesting topic.. Multi-level Marketing:A strategy that some direct sales companies use to encourage their existing distributors to recruit new distributors by paying the e...

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Government spending helps the economy during a recession

Benshapiro
ColtonWF

This debate is referring to the US economy. By 'helps the economy' I mean that it increases economic output. Burden of proof is shared.Economy: "the wealth and resources of a country or region, especially in terms of the production and consumption of goods and services.Recession: "A significant decline in activity across the economy, lasting longer than a few months. It is visible in industria...

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Keynesian economics is better than Austrian economics for the US economy

Benshapiro
Subutai

First round is for acceptance. Shared burden of proof.By better I mean that Keynesian policies would lead to more economic output than Austrian policies would."Keynesian economics” was used to refer to the concept that optimal economic performance could be achieved – and economic slumps prevented – by influencing aggregate demand through activist stabilization and economic intervention policies by the government. Keynesian eco...

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Should the goverment regulate consumer behavior?

Ldmiranda
XxDemonLegacyxX

This is for a Marketing class...

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Updated 1 Day Ago

Income inequality is bad.

Benshapiro
DarthVitiosus

This debate is referring to income inequality in the US. Income inequality is the uneven distribution of income among a population.This debate has a shared BoP. My opponent must show why income inequality is not bad and I must show why it is. First round is for acceptance. ...

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What should be the role of citizens in creating public policy?

Jacksepticeyrules125
DarthVitiosus

I think that public policy should reflect the opinion of voters. Not that public policy should be created by officials who are most informed about the issues involved. I am for the people. As the first 3 words of the Constitution. I think this, "WE THE PEOPLE." That is my idea....

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