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Should Socialism be preferred to Capitalism?

Firesofthenether
Aresx

Should Socialism be preferred to Capitalism? Rules. *No Slurs or insults *No Wikipedia *If you use RJ Rummel as a source, I will end this debate....

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In the United States, wealth inequality is detrimental to democratic ideals.

Shelby.Martin
Chang29

C1- Wealth inequality is detrimental to Equality. There are many areas in which the wealthy have more opportunities, one example being education. Most people will agree that private school offers a better education than public school. However, not everyone can afford to spend $9,500 per year (the national average of private school education is $9,518 according to privateschoolreviews.com) on that advanced education, and that"s only for one child. There"s no way a single mom with two children w...

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Implementing communism will negatively impact society

Excutient
harrytruman

Communism as a system (as described in the communist manifesto) would be a Utopian way of living for everyone, we all work for what we need, there is little to no greediness(1), society advances more than we see today (money is needed for research). Also, if every healthy adult is employed there is no need for one to work as much as they do in today's capitalist system. There are many other benefits. If you are to argue a point, please explain it. (1) - https://www.reference.com/worl...

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Capitalism is preferable to Socialism

harrytruman

Google docs are not a violation of conductI will argue that capitalism is a superior system to socialism, that capitalism is better fr the common man than socialism, and that capitalism is more sustainable than socialism.Capitalism- an economic system in which investment in and ownership of the means of production, distribution, and exchange of wealth is made and maintained chiefly by private individuals Socialism- an economic system where the ownership a...

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The US should return to the gold standard

harrytruman
ftsedebate

Google docs are not a violation of conductI will argue that a gold standard is beneficial to the US economy...

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An Economy Based on Profit-Maximizing Companies is Unsustainable and Bad for the Common Man

Swimwithcats
tonyrobinson

In a capitalistic society such as one that many of our members are located in, one can observe the effects of our main industries operating under a profit-maximizing model. Whether this is good or bad is up for debate here. Pro (me) will have to prove: 1. This model is unsustainable 2. This is bad for average Joe Con (you) will have to prove: 1. This model is sustainable 2. This is good for average Joe Round 1 is for acceptance only. Round 2 is for opening arguments. Round 3 is f...

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Minimum Wage

Aresx
DareToQuestion

Parameters and Precepts: Round 1-Acceptance Round 2-Cases Round 3-Rebuttals Roun...

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Updated 4 Days Ago

keynesian vs classical in economics

miketolmachoff
Surgeon

Classical economic theory is founded on the belief of free markets. There is no government intervention. Therefore, individuals operate as per their self-interests in making economic decisions. Keynesian economists postulate that the aggregate demand that is influenced by both public decisions (government agencies) and private decisions (businesses and individuals). In defense of Keynesian economics, there are several positive outcomes. According to Cate (2013), "Keynesian economics lead t...

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Humanity's tendency towards commodification of things ought to be resisted.

Peepette
Danielle

***Bsh1 Unique Topics Tournament**** Outline: PRO will argue that commodification ought to be resisited, CON that it should not be resisted. R1: Definitions, rules & acceptance No forfeits No kritiks/ semantics All sources within body of debate Shared BoP

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Updated 5 Days Ago

What is more valuable: Making your own clothes? Or paying over-priced fashions?

Pyrophobia
mschechtel17

I think it is more valuable for everyone to find a sense of achievement in learning to create something original that they can make themselves as opposed to spending outrageous amounts of money from the fashion industry who seems to get greedier as time goes on. I realize that people are judged by their clothing style but who really has the right to try to change another person style choice?...

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Updated 6 Days Ago