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Raise Taxes on the top 1 percent of income earners

JohnMaynardKeynes
M.Diz

Resolution Taxes should be increased on the top 1 percent of income earners Burden of Proof The burden of proof is on me. <...

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12 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Carreers

elizabeth2468
Thirstforknowledge

why do footballers get more money than doctor when doctors save your life and footballers just kick a ball about. If you were about to die you would call a doctor to save your life. footballers are just entrainment doctors actual save people's life everyday. the world can survive without football but we can't survive without a doctor. Doctor do so much but earn so little compared to a football. per year foottball can earn from "3,000,000,-"5,000,000 doctors are only getting 406,154 this i...

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2 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

Socialism does NOT work (a devil's advocate debate)

zommunist
ChosenWolff

I am challenging ChosenWolff to a debate, in which (I am a socialist) I shall assume the devil's advocate role and argue that socialism does NOT work, whereas my opponent will be arguing that it can. More specifically, I am arguing against what one might call state socialism (what most people think socialism is).The definition of socialism is: ' a political and economic theory of social organization which advocate...

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12 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Concealed Carry (CCW) Laws Reduce Crime

16kadams
Malacoda

In this debate, I will argue that allowing (shall issue laws, for example) CCW will decrease violent crime in the United States. My opponent, as CON, will be arguing against this proposition, that CCW laws have no effect, or increase, violent crime rates. Definitions:Concealed Carry: concealed carry weapon, a practice in which a person carries a weapon, generally a firearm, hidden on their person. This generally (except in states, such as Alaska and Arizona) requires...

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45 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks 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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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Centrally planned economy is NOT the most optimal economic development model

zommunist
Stottinator

I will be challenging Stottinator on the common Communist claim that the centrally planned economy. which is thought to be superior to the market and possibly other models. Please note in this debate the command economy will be used interchangeably with the CENTRALLY planned economy. First round is for accepting the challenge Second is for opening arguments Third is for rebuttals/more arguments Fourth is for further rebuttals and conclusi...

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1 Comments
Updated 4 Weeks Ago

House/Apartment need to be cheaper ?

IceClimbers
Malacoda

make sure its not too long no rules in the way you should argue Accept and start off with opinion ill respond...

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18 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Raising the minimum wage

Debatefan
JohnMaynardKeynes

I am against raising the minimum wage, and believe it will not help our economy or even the workers getting higher pay in the long run. The following is my initial argument. I look forward to reading the opposing argument. 1) Raising the minimum wage is not efficient, if companies have to pay their workers more money, then they will have to either cut back on everyone"s hours or lay some people off. Less workers means less production which does not help the growth of an economy. 2) Now that p...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Puppy Mills

AnimalsDeserveBetter
Sukati

Puppy Mills are just crude... They keep the dogs in small cages their whole life. Many are starved and they get terribly sick. If this isn't enough for you people to realize how cruel Puppy Mills are then... Maybe you just have a cold heart. I'm sorry for any hurt feelings this may cause....

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Updated 3 Weeks 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 3 Weeks Ago