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Progressive Tax

WilliamsP
Danielle

In this debate, I will argue in favor of Progressive Tax. My opponent will argue against it. The debate structure is the following: Round One: My opponent will accept the debate.Round Two: ...

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17 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

In the long run, Keynesian economic policies have proven to be ineffective

Dimensions
FuzzyCatPotato

The first round is for acceptance, and arguments must have evidence to substantiate them. Also, some definitions to clear up any confusion: Long-run: The period of time in which all prices, especially wages, are flexible, and have achieved their equilibrium levels. Keynesian: Acting along the lines of the Keynesian school of economic thought, which is based upon the work of British economist John Maynard Keynes. Keynesian economics follows demand-side theory, and focuses on influencing agg...

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7 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

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 4 Months Ago

The global economy no longer needs or benefits from Central Banks

Francisco_DAnconia
wrichcirw

Central banks around the world have taken unprecedented actions since the Financial Crisis in 2008. Ostensibly, these actions were necessary to prevent economic calamity and to preserve overall wellbeing. In the six years since the Financial Crisis, central banks around the world have continued to pursue, by historical standards, extraordinarily accommodative monetary policy in order to restore national economies to more robust growth, consistent inflation and full employment. Pro puts forwa...

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2 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour will benefit the US economy

Juan_Pablo
lannan13

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.Con will argue that raising the federal minimum wage will either have no benefit for anyone or will hurt the U.S. economy.I will use numerous reliable, reputable sources to show that an increase in the federal minimum wage will grow national GDP by tens of billions of dollars...

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49 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

Democratic Socialism (Pro) vs. Free-Market Capitalism (Con)

RobbyByron
Valar_Morghulis

In this debate I will be arguing that Democratic Socialism is a better economic system overall than Free-Market Capitalism. I wish my opponent the best of luck....

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5 Comments
Updated 11 Months Ago

The Minimum Wage Is a Sound Economic Policy

Ron-Paul
Magicr

You are the best, most free person available who's wanted this. Full Resolution:The Minimum Wage Is a Sound Economic Policy.I will be negating this resolution.BoP is shared. Definitions: The Minimum Wage: "The smallest hourly wage that an employee may be paid as mandated by federal law."[1] Sound: "F

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19 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Should countries be allowed to make nuclear weapons.

SMMiller17
marcustheman

Run against me. Chose the Pro/For. I dare you....

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2 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Governments should deficit spend in a recesion

twocupcakes
Mercury3

I am arguing that increased government expenditure is good in a recession and governments should deficit spend. 1st round acceptance....

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1 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Anarcho-capitalism isn't anarchist pt.2

Chimera
Subutai

Because of full forfeit from my previous opponent, I have decided to make a second attempt at this debate.I have made it impossible to accept, so if you're interested then leave a comment saying such.Introduction:This debate will be centered around the idea that 'anarcho'-capitalism can't seriously call itself an anarch...

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8 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago