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keynesian vs classical in economics

miketolmachoff
Surgeon

Classical economic theory is founded on the belief of free markets. There is no government intervention. Therefore, individuals operate as per their self-interests in making economic decisions. Keynesian economists postulate that the aggregate demand that is influenced by both public decisions (government agencies) and private decisions (businesses and individuals). In defense of Keynesian economics, there are several positive outcomes. According to Cate (2013), "Keynesian economics lead t...

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Updated 1 Week Ago

Should NERF guns be banned

theexeslayer
Way2CheesE

NERF guns should be banned, because it contains violence, People thinks it's a real gun, and you have a 50% chance of betting hurt....

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Raising Minimum Wage

senshred19
Overhead

My opponent challenged me to this debate based off another debate regarding this topic. I will be using the same arguments from that debate and expanding on those points. There is historical evidence that raising minimum wage is detrimental to companies. I will start off this debate by pointing out three facts: 1. Raising minimum wage causes companies to to either cut employees or cut hours. Most companies either do not have it in their budget to pay the difference when minimum wage is inc...

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Minimum wage should be increased in the US.

pattywyatt31
SilentRaven102

The minimum wage in the US should be increased each year to help provide a higher income to those working on minimum wage....

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Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Humanity's tendency towards commodification of things ought to be resisted.

Peepette
Danielle

***Bsh1 Unique Topics Tournament**** Outline: PRO will argue that commodification ought to be resisited, CON that it should not be resisted. R1: Definitions, rules & acceptance No forfeits No kritiks/ semantics All sources within body of debate Shared BoP

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Updated 1 Week Ago

The wealth of the 1% should be distributed between the working classes.

Samcoder1
DialecticalData

Round 1: Acceptance 2: Opening statement 3: Rebuttals 4: Response to rebuttals 5: Closing statements I do not think that the wealth of the 1% should be distributed to the working classes. Pro has to argue that the wealth ought to be redistributed. Good luck!...

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2 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

the olympic games are a waste of money

Jokerfangz
GoogooGaga

it is a target for terrorism. Terrorists will go there and ruin the stadium...

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1 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Taxation

Ferdy
Jackie_Hi

Discuss whether tax payers indeed have a right to avoid and what governments can do to curb tax avoidance?...

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Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Raising Minimum Wage

senshred19
Radical_Spaghetti2

There is a lot of talk these days about raising the minimum wage to $15/hour. My position is that I am against raising the minimum wage any higher than it already is. There is historical evidence that raising minimum wage is detrimental to companies. I will start off this debate by pointing out three facts: 1. Raising minimum wage causes companies to to either cut employees or cut hours. Most companies either do not have it in their budget to pay the difference when minimum wage is increased,...

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4 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Minimum wages lead to unemployment

Jackie_Hi
amomar

This debate will be about how minimum wage affects unemployment, and about how minimum wage laws really affect the ones they're meant to help. Whoever my opponent is, I look forward to an enriching and meaningful debate. The only rules are not to troll, forfeit, or insult your opponent. Here's how the debate will be structured: Round 1: Acceptance Round 2: Pro's opening argument, Con's rebuttal. Round 3: Con's argument, Pro's rebuttal. Round 4: Pro's rebuttal to rebuttal, closing p...

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Updated 4 Weeks Ago