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Minimum Wage Laws In The USA Should Be Abolished

GarretKadeDupre
ChristianLCompton

Thanks in advance to whomever accepts this debate!First round is acceptance only....

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56 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

If true Socialism can be implemented properly throughout the world, it is better than Capitalism

Theunkown
JonathanDJ

Socialism - a political and economic theory of social organization which advocates that the means of production, distribution, and exchange should be owned or regulated by the community as a whole. Capitalism -an economic and political system in which a country"s trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit, rather than by the state: These definitions are as per oxford dictionary. http://www.oxforddictionaries.com Just to clarify some common misconceptions: Socialis...

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24 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Communism is the best solution to most of the world's problems

calculatedr1sk
KingHenrikLundqvist

I'd like to start by welcoming my opponent to DDO, as I see he is a new member. This debate is in response to the opinion question posed by Guardian_Rock: http://www.debate.org/opinions/could-communism-work?aid=b29a469d-3d1d-4d51-972f-08c4a3944144/My opponent seems to strongly favor Communism. I'd like to give him an opportunity to elaborate on why he thinks Commu...

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17 Comments
Updated 8 Months Ago

Obama is destroying the country

AmericanDebate
Wylted

If we let this person think that he is a good president then he is wrong no matter what he will always be the worst president in the entire united states of america....

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11 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Marxian Economics vs. Neo-Classical Economics

A.WitherspoonVI
bluesteel

Greetings. This is an open debate on the functionality of Marxian Economics against Neo-Classical Economics, which will be won or lost on the evidence for or against the following claims:Marxian Economics ability to explain market structure, labor relations, and value better than that of a Neo-Classical structure.

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2 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Government Stimulus Is the Best Way to Get Out of a Recession

Subutai
Duncan

I am interested to see if Duncan wants to defend the statement he made in the comments. I know this current resolution is a slight deviation from the first resolution, but this current resolution is a consequence of the former. Please read everything below before accepting, as you will need to post your opening arguments in round 1. Full ResolutionGovernment stimulus is the best way for an economy to get out of a recession. BoP is on pro....

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8 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Should interstates NOT EXIST?????

johndaviddeoliveira
TorqueDork

The interstates should be torn down to shreds because it was one of the DUMBEST IDEAS of the 1950s!!!!!!...

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0 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

The Austrian Model Of Economics Is Better Than The Keynesian Model

GarretKadeDupre
InVinoVeritas

First round is acceptance....

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25 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

All Countries Should Use the Same Currency

Subutai
DoctorDeku

I would like to thank DoctorDeku for agreeing to this topic of interest. ResolutionAll countries should use the same currency. BoP is shared. DefinitionsAll countries: All independent nations. Use: "To employ

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8 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Overregulation Was a Significant Cause for the Fall of the Roman Empire

Subutai
TheHitchslap

I have challenged TheHitchslap to this debate to see if he would like to defend his comment on this debate. Full Resolution Excessive regulation of the economy was a significant contributor to the fall of the Western Roman Empire. Definitions Economic Regulation: "The use of legislative measures and government regulations to affect economic outcomes. This ca...

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27 Comments
Updated 10 Months Ago