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The Federal Reserve

ThePraetorian
EagleRyder

I argue that the Fed is needed to counter deflation and maintain a healthy and balanced economy....

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Doctors should be paid more than footballers.

hasnat614
perfectjfl10

Yes they should. Doctors save lives. Save lives. How much can you buy life for? Footballers entertain people for money and get paid more than doctors. Why is this? They are famous. I'm a football fan, but don't you think its a little bit unfair? Thousands of people die everyday, millions of tears are shed everyday but this number could decrease with doctors. If we pay them more they will work more! More lives saved already. Nobody cries when their football team looses. That's because footba...

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10 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

This House Wants to Ban Home schooling

bokdorri
diplomeat

Pro 1.The state has the duty to provide balanced education 2.Home schooling involves problem with socialization 3.Not been learned properly at home...

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Updated 4 Weeks Ago

Should abortion be legal?

AllergicToEverything
vargdawg123

Abortion should be legal because it should be a persons choice....

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Updated 3 Months Ago

Is there a Wage Gap based on discrimination of the genders in the United States of America?

SoulTechNameIII
George_DZ

Well I have to say, I'm just not convinced by the "evidence" for a wage gap based on discrimination. However, I'm open if my currently undecided opponent provides solid evidence that this gap exists. Remember, this is about Gender discrimination, not Racial. While I also would contest to racial discrimination existing, that's not particularity what I'm interested in debating....

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Updated 3 Months Ago

Wealth redistributed

Bluecoffe
LaL36

inequality has been increasing in America for a while. which isn't necessarily a problem as long as growth in the economy increases with it. So even though the rich people are getting a bigger share of the wealth as long it theirs more wealth to go around we will all benefit. However growth hasn't been strong especially these last few year with the great recession and slow growth rates. ill argue that some measures to redistribute wealth should be taken....

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7 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Environmental Protection

Spem_Redudit
prithviram-bala

Environmental Protection is a huge waste of money, time, & effort. The earth can take care of itself and before Environmental Protection the world was doing great. PS: I'm not saying I am against litter pickup....

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3 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Wealth doesn't "trickle down" from the rich to the poor

Kittycatsarecool
brontoraptor

In this debate, I am going to be arguing that "trickle down" economics has been a failure to the poor and middle class.Let's set some terms before we begin.Rules:1) No trolling or insults.2) If you forfeit, you automatically lose.3) You don't have to cite sources for common knowledge, although it would be preferred. If something is not common knowledge, cite it. A general rule of thum...

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11 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Minimum Wage

ThePraetorian
McMount

I argue that minimum wages pose a definite trade-off between wage gains for some and unemployment for others....

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Should Race Be An Option Put On Job Resume and School Test?

TrinitHall.o
TBJ

We've all had a time in out lives where we had to bubble in our race on school test or select race on job resumes that gave us no choice otherwise but my question for you today is should such practices be ban if so /no not Why?...

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Updated 1 Month Ago