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Resolved: The Minimum Wage Should be Increased

16kadams
Wylted

==Definitions== Minimum wage: The minimum wage will be defined as the minimum compensation a worker will receive (from his employer) for preforming different forms of labor. The minimum wage is enforced by government laws. The current minimum wage, in the USA, is $7.25 an hour. Increase: In order to avoid semantics (for example, someone arguing it should be increased by 0.001 cents an hour), I will specify: the person who accepts must support *at least* an increase to $10 an hour. Though,...

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22 Comments
Updated 8 Months Ago

Should all disabled kids get a service dog, no matter the financial need?

ajfowler
imabench

I think that.........

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5 Comments
Updated 5 Months Ago

Austrian VS Keynesian.

walle_ras
ResponsiblyIrresponsible

First round is acceptance....

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2 Comments
Updated 5 Months Ago

We should redistribute wealth from the top 1% to the lower-middle class

Benshapiro
Unitomic

I'm looking to have a short but concise debate. The full topic is "We should redistribute wealth from the top 1% to the lower-middle class in the USA through additional taxation." Wealth redistribution will incur an extra 10% tax per dollar earned over the existing income tax rate to the wealthiest 1% to be redistributed to the lower-middle class. First round is for acceptance....

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15 Comments
Updated 8 Months Ago

Democratic Socialism (Pro) vs. Free-Market Capitalism (Con)

RobbyByron
Valar_Morghulis

In this debate I will be arguing that Democratic Socialism is a better economic system overall than Free-Market Capitalism. I wish my opponent the best of luck....

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5 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Abortion: Prolife or Prochoice

RXR
humanright2debate

Round 1: Acceptance Round 2: Argument/Rebuttle Round 3: Argument/Rebuttle Round 4: Arguement/Rebuttle Round 5: CLOSING STATEMENT, NO REBUTTALS AND WHY YOU SHOULD BE VOTED. Rules: -Wikipedia is not allowed. -No Trolling -No insults or smart comments -Can't vote for themselves. In Conclusion: VOTE FOR WHO HAS THE BETTER ARGUMENT, NOT THE SIDE YOUR ON. Let the Games Begin...

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26 Comments
Updated 6 Months Ago

Resolved: Animal Abuse is Acceptable

Forthelulz
OpinionPersom121

From www.debate.org/opinions/should-animals-be-abused/ I believe that people should have the right to freely abuse animals, up to and including killing them. First round for acceptance. Second round for arguments. Third round for rebuttals. Comment section for calling me out on how sick you perceive me to be....

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8 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Dawin theory of evolution vs creationism

Slicesmonkey
asianpersuasion123

:Darwin' theory; HTTP://www.darwins-theory-of-evolution.com/...

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2 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Should unicorns be able to farm?

kroshka12
firefish12

This is an acceptance round. Should unicorns be able to farm? yes they should the rules: must be completely based on what you know about unicorns...

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9 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Free Trade is Superior to Protectionism

1Historygenius
amirraslan

In this debate, I will argue that free trade is a better policy than protectionism. My opponent must argue that protectionism is better.Round 1 is for acceptance only. Round 2 arguments will be presented.Round 3 is refutations.Round 4 is defense of case and conclusion.No trolling and semantics, obviously. To forfeit a round equals automat...

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3 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago