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The US should establish a higher Progressive Tax

Jifpop09
DonSutherland

About: What were debating Quite simply, we will be debating that the US should use a progressive tax rather then a 10-15% flat tax. My opponent can decide what rate. I will accept a expierienced debater from the comments. A progressive tax will be defined as...

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Updated 5 Months Ago

The GOP are ignorant hypocrites for blaming gas prices on Obama

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RoyLatham

The resolution refers to a thread made by Contra in the politics forum about how hypocritical it is for Republicans to blame gas prices in Obama, shown in this thread below, http://www.debate.org/forums/politics/topic/20631/ I will argue that it is hypocritical for Republicans to blame rising gas prices on Obama and not give him some credit when they go down. Roy will argue that it is NOT hypocritical 4 rounds 1st round doesn't have to be acceptance only I will not troll or use seman...

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34 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Minimum wage: Should it be raised?

YouLose
LukeKrog

Terms Sources are not necessary if backed by common sense and facts known throughout the world No profanity. Check spelling before posting. Emotional arguments are not preferred. Use l...

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Updated 8 Months Ago

Free Trade Is Superior to Protectionism

Subutai
MilesandMilesofMiles

I will honor your request to accept this debate. I wish you the best of luck.Full ResolutionFree trade is superior to protectionism in terms of international trade. BoP is shared. It is pro's burden to prove the resolution, while it is con's burden to prove the opposite (that protectionism is superior to free trade). Definitions Free Trade:...

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Updated 12 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

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

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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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Updated 1 Year Ago

World Goverment will give Advantage

Realdy
wxyz2000

1st round acceptance, Just Say Yes 2nd Round Background why should aggre/disagree and Definition 3rd Round Argument 4th Round Argument And Rebuttal 5th Round Rebuttal and Conclucion...

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Updated 6 Months Ago

Market Socialism

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Moscow1941

This is my first debate.org round! I will do my best to make this work, based on reading previous debates. RESOLUTION Market socialism should replace capitalism in countries with a free market economy. Capitalism: "an economic system characterized by private or corporate ownership of capital goods, by investments that are determined by private decision, and by prices, production, and the distribution of goods that are determined mainly by competition in a free market" (Merriam-Webster)...

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Updated 9 Months Ago

Communism works if applied correctly pt. 2

Chimera
Pitbull15

Due to my previous opponent de-activating his account, I have decided to hold this debate for the second timeMy argument is that Communism is a system that can work in a way that is humanitarian if used in it's traditional sense, that being defined as:Communism: the belief in the creation of a stateless, classless, money-less society, where private property (save for personal property) is collectively owned, and the wage system abolished.

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81 Comments
Updated 6 Months 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 1 Year Ago