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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 2 Weeks 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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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

America was never a democracy.

otogun
Gaberdoodle

America was never a democracy.A democracy is a form of government which the people rule, hence democracy means, "the people govern", if all power was distributed amongst the people equally and not selectively. Why was there a Civil Rights movement ? I am new to this, so if I made a mistake please correct me....

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Does Raising The Minimum Wage To $15 Help?

Joey888
spencercrat123

In this debate, my opponent and I will argue on whether raising the minimum wage helps. For the first round, my opponent will accept the debate. For Rounds 2-5, my opponent and I will place down our arguments and rebuttals....

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4 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

The Federal Reserve should be abolished:

harrytruman
Bob13

My opponent must prove that the Federal Reserve is beneficial and should be kept, while I must prove that it must be abolished....

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

is abortion murder

suppakappa
SJM

if you ask me, denying life without consent in any way is murder....

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Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Is GBP/USD headed towards 1.20 post-Brexit?

John_Al
mbyx9jk2

The British pound plunged to 1985 lows against the US dollar post-Brexit. Leading forecasts suggest GBP/USD is heading down to 1.20 by year-end, do you agree?Read more: http://www.exchangerates.org.uk/news/15694/british-pound-to-us-dollar-news-and-currency-forecast.html...

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Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Should minimum wage be raised to $15.00 an hour?

HaleyHendershot
eZminT

Employees who are paid minimum wage (which currently on average is 7.25) are asking for a raise. But, not just any kind of raise. They want the pay to be increased to $15 dollars an hour. Now an E.M.T(who is trained to save lives) is only paid roughly $14 an hour. So, tell me how a person who flips burgers should get paid more than a person who has a human life on their hands? The minimum wage receivers claim, "We do to much." And, "It's not a livable wage." Although, it may not be a wage where...

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Updated 3 Weeks Ago

The minimum wage should be raised

eZminT
SJM

First Round Accept...

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Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Should college and healthcare be government-controlled?

perfectjfl10
ritchie.mg

Economics has shown that capitalism always brings out the most efficient use of resources and allocation. However, history has shown that unregulated Laissez-faire capitalism has its own downfall as well. Therefore, it's important for the government to control certain aspects of the market, such as defense and infrastructures for the common benefit of every citizen. However, I also argue that "humanitarian" institutions such as college and healthcare should be controlled too. Here are some of my...

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Updated 3 Weeks Ago