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The minimum wage should be abolished

ResponsiblyIrresponsible
briantheponderer

Per bobtheponderer's request, I'm going to re-hash this debate once more--my third time in the past week, actually. Definition and ParticularsResolved: The minimum mage should be abolishedPRO will argue that the mini...

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Foreign Direct Investment- A Blessing In Disguise

abhimanyus
lannan13

I think Foreign Direct Investment is a blessing in disguise because it increases the host countries economy and generates jobs. Visit this link and follow the blog for detailed study on FDI- www.abhimanyusethia.tk and search for the article on FDI...

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Should the legal drinking age be lowered to 18?

Jonathan723
christopher1006

In my personal opinion, this just seems like a bad idea. Some people that had just gotten their license two years before, they may still not be responsible enough for alcohol. I want to see if someone here can change my mind, or make me question my opinion, so cast your votes, and lets see what people think. Please add your age into the argument so we can see what age group want what. I'm 14....

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Revisited: Communists and Nazis are polar opposites

Jonnykelly
WorldWar2Debator

First round for acceptance and clarification. Definitions provided in WorldWar2Debator's previous debate on the topic. http://www.debate.org/debates/If-Britain-and-France-kept-their-empires-but-swapped-places-in-Europe-the-Nazis-wouldve-won-WW2/1/ Opponent may use first round to clarify or establish if desired....

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People be taxed depending on income

Dr.Eminems
triangle.128k

1. Opinions welcome 2. Make sure to use solid facts To support your claim Opinion: Some people look down on others because of how the dress, how they look, and how they smell. I believe that if they evened out the odds so to speak, that people would be able to get along better, and relate to one another better. Because of this, people might feel better about themselves because everyone else has a similar financial situation as them. This could potentially reduce suicide as well because those...

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The United States Should Return to the Gold Standard

1Historygenius
16kadams

This debate is for Zaradi's tournmanent.The DebatePretty simple as the title explains. I believe the United States should return to the gold standard. I'm challenging 16kadams for the debate.No trolling or semantics and round 1 is for acceptance only. ...

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Smaller First World Countries are Better than Larger First World Countries

frankdavie2
Texas14

I will argue that smaller first world countries are better than larger first world countries.Definition of 'smaller first world country' - Any country on the list linked below under the population of ten million.http://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/first_world.htmDefinition of 'larger first world country' - Any country on the list linked below over the population of ten million,

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The minimum mage should be abolished

ResponsiblyIrresponsible
ZexLiberty

I am challenging ZexLiberty to this debate to defend a comment he made in the forums in a thread created by imabench, which can be found here: http://www.debate.org/forums/economics/topic/61836/ He stated the following: "Eliminate laws regarding the minimum wage. There should be no legally enforced minimum wage. The government should not regulate how much an employer can pay a voluntary employee. Organized Labor a...

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Children 10 or older should be able to have a Facebook account

posy
taburkasaurusrex

I think children over the age of 10 are responsible enough, to have a facebook account. They are at that age where they can be really responsible.Although, I am not totally for it because children are children and they can get a bit irresponsible. I guess it just matters on the child....

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Vast economic disparity is harmful to the US economy

Lanzky
16kadams

The growing income gap between the affluent part of society and the less fortunate is arguably one of the most defining challenges of our time. Therefore, this debate is of vital importance to everyone, regardless of socioeconomic background. Gini-coefficient indicates how great the economic inequality is in each country. The US is ranked on 92th place amongst developing countries in terms of economic inequality. We are even valued to have one of the highest Gini-coefficient in the world. It...

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