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Should Minimum Wage be reduced to the 1964 rate of $1 an hour in the US

drewsaphor
TruthHurts

The Minimum Wage should be reduced to $1 an hour in the US Reasons: 1. Prices for goods will reduce to reflect the reduction in labor costs. 2. The US Dollar will become stronger, because it will be able to buy more goods....

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Updated 3 Years Ago

Should Abortion be illegal?

NoorH606
Sgt4Liberty

The debate over whether or not abortion should be a legal option continues to divide Americans long after the US Supreme Court's 7-2 decision in Roe v. Wade declared the procedure a "fundamental right" on Jan. 22, 1973. I believe abortion should continue on to be legal because as the independence state we are free we all have freedom some people use that freedom has an excuse or to made bad choices but we have no right to fight or break the law. I really believe that abortion is wrong but it's n...

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Updated 2 Years Ago

Wage Gap

Cooldudebro
kasmic

Hello! I would like to debate this topic with you. If this goes well, I may debate other topics regarding feminism. Even if you aren't interested, please reply to let me know whether I should expect to debate you or not. Pro's stance is that women, in the same field, make substantially less than men due to no other factors besides the wage they are given in many different instances. Con's stance (Me) is the opposite. Women in the same field make just as much as men due to no other factors...

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Updated 2 Years Ago

The USFG Should Substantially Increase Its Exploration of Earths Oceans

Forever23
asi14

Good morning ladies, gentleman, and honorable judge. My name is Forever 23 and I will be presenting the First Affirmative case for today"s debate. As the resolve states, the United States Federal government should substantially increase its development and/or exploration, in a non-militaristic manner, of the world"s oceans. Before I begin it is imperative for me to define a few key terms as stated by the Merriam Webster"s Online Dictionary: `79; United States Federal Government- a federal re...

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Updated 2 Years Ago

Socialism is better than Capitilism

KingEnder101
stargate

I will be arguing that socialism is a better form of economy than Capitilism. Here are my terms: 1st. Round: Acceptance of Terms 2nd Round: Opening arguements 3rd Round: Counter Arguements 4th Round: Conclusive arguements/Rebuttals My opponent cannot use any Communist/Communistic economy's in their debate since communism isn't Socialism. If you have any objections, state them in the comments, and we can work out fair terms...

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Updated 2 Years Ago

Be it resolved that hydraulic fracturing be banned from the USA

kingkd
whiteflame

Many people believe that fracking (hydraulic fracturing) should be banned. If you are one of those people, accept the challenge....

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Updated 4 Years Ago

On Balance, Capitalism Is Superior to Communism

Subutai
Leninist

Due to some technical problems on my part, Leninist and I have agreed to restart this debate.Full ResolutionOn balance, capitalism is a superior economic system to communism. BoP is shared - pro has to prove that capitalism is superior, while con has to prove that communism is superior. DefinitionsOn Balance: "Taking everything into consideration; all in all."[1]Capitalism: "A system of...

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Updated 4 Years Ago

The Idea of a Natural Monopoly is a Fallacy

AlextheYounga
GCT

First round will be the acceptance of terms. Natural monopolies, that is, where all or most sales are undertaken by a single firm in the market without government intervention, cannot exist. Only government can create harmful monopolies through government intervention by decreasing competition on the market. Harmful monopolies cannot occur on the free market. Natural monopoly A

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Updated 5 Years Ago

On balance capitalism is a better system for mankind then Communism

darkkermit
The_Chaos_Heart

Resolution "On balance capitalism is a better system for mankind then Communism"better for mankind - increasing the well-beingcapitalism - an economic system where the means of production are mainly privately owned and people earn a portion of their income from trade. communism - stateless, classless society, where the means of production are owned colectively, and the idea of private property is non-existant. Money is also non-existence.D...

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Updated 5 Years Ago

Trans-Pacific Partnership.

lannan13
RonPaulConservative

This debate is impossible to accept, if you wish to accept, then please apply in the comments section or feel free to PM me. If you accept without my permission then you shall automatically forfeit the entire debate. Rules1. No forfeits2. Citations should be provided in the text of the debate3. No new arguments in the final speeches4. Observe good sportsmanship and act c...

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21 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago