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We should redistribute wealth from the top 1% to the lower-middle class

Benshapiro
Unitomic

I'm looking to have a short but concise debate. The full topic is "We should redistribute wealth from the top 1% to the lower-middle class in the USA through additional taxation." Wealth redistribution will incur an extra 10% tax per dollar earned over the existing income tax rate to the wealthiest 1% to be redistributed to the lower-middle class. First round is for acceptance....

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Resolved: The Minimum Wage Should be Increased

16kadams
Wylted

==Definitions== Minimum wage: The minimum wage will be defined as the minimum compensation a worker will receive (from his employer) for preforming different forms of labor. The minimum wage is enforced by government laws. The current minimum wage, in the USA, is $7.25 an hour. Increase: In order to avoid semantics (for example, someone arguing it should be increased by 0.001 cents an hour), I will specify: the person who accepts must support *at least* an increase to $10 an hour. Though,...

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18 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Minimum wage

Hunts
light_strike

I will allow the pro arguer to go first....

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Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Raise the minimum wage.

nmgdebate2
awr700

This is an open debate. First person to respond is the first one I debate. Round 1 is for acceptance....

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Is America the Best Country in the World?

Putt-Putt
matthewmatt14

This argument will not be used to debate things like patriotism, and I do not want ignorant arguments such as "America is the best because it is." This debate will be used to actually discuss WHY (economically, educationally, militarily, etc.) America is the best, or why it is not. I will be taking the con in this argument. Round One: Acceptance (No Arguments) Round Two: Opening Arguments, No Rebuttals Round Three: Rebuttals, Further Arguments Round Four: No New Arguments, Further Rebuttal...

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Updated 2 Months Ago

Texas will slip into a recession due to falling oil prices

ceaser8901
Inventorkid

First round is acceptance. I hope the opposing side is ready to face a Texan. The opposing side will debate why Texas will go into a recession due to falling oil prices....

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Raising the Minimum Wage

pjh816
AVPC

Though at face value the raising of the minimum wage may seem like it is a good idea, the future economic repercussions are vastly more costly. Think of the people that the raise of the minimum wage will hurt. The small business employer has to pay more in an already tough market with lots of expenses. He or she now has some options on how he wants to deal with workers needing to be payed more. He could either pay them and cut other costs like product value, resulting in loss of sales, which the...

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Updated 2 Months Ago

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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Updated 1 Month Ago

Women should be able to have abortions.

datbooty37
Philocat

Women should be able to have abortions....

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Updated 1 Month 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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21 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago