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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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46 Comments
Updated 12 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 1 Day 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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63 Comments
Updated 3 Hours 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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9 Comments
Updated 15 Hours 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 23 Hours Ago

Keynesian economic principles form a sound method of organizing an economy.

A.K

*This is my first debate. Keynesian economic principles form a sound method of organizing an economy. "Keynesian economic principles" include: Recognition that insufficient Aggregate Demand causes recessions Government spending can stimulate Aggregate Demand Monetary policy alone is often insufficient to stimulate an economy in a recession Arguments: [1] Most economists, liberal and conservative, recognize the validity of Keynesian principles. Famous liberal proponents include K...

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3 Comments
Updated 18 Hours 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 3 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 4 Days Ago

Should the penny be abolished?

Instigator0846
Defro

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

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4 Comments
Updated 4 Days Ago

Tobacco Should Be Banned In The U.S

codemeister13
zmikecuber

Tobacco should be a banned product in the United States of America. This debate should be impossible to accept. If you would like to accept this debate, please send me a PM through DDO or post in the comments section.________________________________________________________________________________The round structure shall work as follows:

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7 Comments
Updated 4 Weeks Ago