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Climate change

Joe_B
wolf24

Climate change is a circus!...

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4 Comments
Updated 11 Months Ago

Capitalism is superior to Communism/Socialism

RonPaulConservative
SampleDebater

I will be arguing that capitalism is superior to communism, this debate concerns the quality of living, opportunities, and overall productivity in a given nation, as well as morality. If you want to accept this debate please post your version of Communism/Socialism in round 1 that you will be defending....

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6 Comments
Updated 12 Months Ago

Minimum Wage: $15 an hour, or none?

whiteflame
TeaPatriot

Thanks to my opponent, TeaPatriot, for both having this debate with me and making it fun. We decided not to prepare for this round, so it was rather loose, but I still enjoyed doing it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5xNYOSeYWs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5xNYOSeYWs...

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15 Comments
Updated 12 Months Ago

Business should be nationalised to ensure people get paid more fairly

GlenB
DaveQ

About the debate: I would like to begin by asking my opponent to use good English, explain their arguments clearly, not repeat or paraphrase arguments and to avoid presenting arguments with emotional elements. Most of all, let's not let things get too heated - debates can be fun. If either of us does not understand an argument of our opponent, ask them in the comments section to avoid wasting rounds. My proposed system: People are paid unfairly currently. That's undeniable. The fact that so...

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4 Comments
Updated 8 Months Ago

Communism Is Superior To Capitalism

Knaveslayer99
toocoolblue

I will be Pro and will be representing Communism the Philosophical ideology created by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels and stating that it is superior to Capitalism. The Con will debate the opposite stating that Communism is in no way superior to Capitalism and will argue against my claims. R1: Acceptance R2: Arguments R3: Counter-Arguments R4: Final Arguments/Points R5: Conclusion Let's try to keep this civil and fun....

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Should US citizens have the right to bear arms?

Debate999
kasmic

Should US citizens have the right to bear arms? The answer, yes. Jefferson said "A government big enough to give you everything you want, is a government big enough to take away everything that you have." So giving up our guns would be feeding the government, they would only grow. A government that is to powerful will lead to chaos and dictation. Who will you feed, the government or the people? Feeding the government gives them a change to throw away all the good that the founding Fathers made f...

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1 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Environmental Protection

Spem_Redudit
prithviram-bala

Environmental Protection is a huge waste of money, time, & effort. The earth can take care of itself and before Environmental Protection the world was doing great. PS: I'm not saying I am against litter pickup....

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Free Trade

Capitalistslave
MehItsaName

I am challenging the user "MehItsaName" to a debate on free trade. Rules of Debate:1) Burden of proof will be shared equally.2) If con chooses to post arguments in round 1, they should waive round 4 to keep the rounds used for debate even since I am not using round 1 for debate.3) The first round for debate should not include any rebuttals against your opponent's arguments. It is just for your own arguments. This would only apply to the p...

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2 Comments
Updated 9 Months Ago

The Minimum Wage Is a Sound Economic Policy

Ron-Paul
Magicr

You are the best, most free person available who's wanted this. Full Resolution:The Minimum Wage Is a Sound Economic Policy.I will be negating this resolution.BoP is shared. Definitions: The Minimum Wage: "The smallest hourly wage that an employee may be paid as mandated by federal law."[1] Sound: "F

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19 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

Should abortion be legal?

AllergicToEverything
vargdawg123

Abortion should be legal because it should be a persons choice....

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1 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago