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The minimum wage should be raised

wilhop17
lyokowarri0r

The purpose of the minimum wage is to help those disenfranchised workers who earn far less than what most Americans would consider acceptable. However, raising the minimum wage will only hurt those same marginalized workers. This is because you force those disenfranchised workers to compete with more qualified workers. Consider this, you are an immigrant who has just moved to the United States. You are largely unfamiliar with the language, culture, or customs of the United States. You need a job...

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Social Democracy

WilliamsP
lyokowarri0r

I have not been very active on debate.org recently, and I hope to reenter the stage with more profound and broad issues. Here, I will be arguing in favour of Social Democracy, and my opponent will be arguing against it. Each side will have 72 hours to write an argument, there will be five rounds, and each argument has a limit of 10,000 characters (the maximum). There will be open voting for a month after the last arg...

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A Bill To Make English The Official Language Of The United States

Brooklynn_16
Fairness

I strongly disagree with this bill for the following three reasons. One, it goes against what America stands for. Two, it is predicted that in 2050 the U.S will be the largest spanish speaking country. And three, it would force immigrants to learn a new language and cost them money they don"t have. With my first reason, it is completely true. If we make english the official language of the United states it goes against why we became the country we are. America is a country for the free and that...

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The Federal Reserve should be abolished

harrytruman
lannan13

I will be arguing that the Federal Reserve should be abolished, as a forewarning I will use google docs so don't complain about it, otherwiuse there is a charactar limit and I cannot post pictures. My opponent can just as easily use google dopcuments as I can so I am getting no "advantages." By accepting this debate challenge you agreee to this, and we can continue, I put the criteria high enough so that I will get a good debator rather than some guy who makes zero arguments. In the meantime, I...

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Donald Trump

selena16
lyokowarri0r

Donald Trump should not become President, he is building a wall on the Mexican border, for illegal immigrants when the Americans do it to, and so do other countries. So why build the wall, people have Families in Mexico. All countries have people who cross the borders and break laws....

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Updated 2 Months Ago

Bush needs to destroy the Trump building

mattbabcock
erinrauh44

Buch did 9/11 Illuminati Confirmed 100% and needs to destroy the trump building on 10/11...

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kids allowance

bgtgfgf
lyokowarri0r

that kids sould have allowance...

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Should Employees have Paid Leave?

breakingamber
Kescarte_DeJudica

1st round acceptance and stating your claim, 2nd round arugments, 3rd round rebuttals. NO TROLLS.My claim is that employees should have paid leave. ...

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Capitalism is the best economic system ever devised:

harrytruman
hockey04

Adam Smith!...

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Would lowered governmental taxes lead to an increased standard of living in the long term?

Mfuss
dude100

I will be voting in favor of government taxes being lowered, in turn standard of living will be increased in the long term.Please note that the long term is to be defined as: A time period greater than ten years. Round 1:The first round will be for acceptance & posting of common definitions used. Round 2: This will be for the initial arguments from each side. Round 3: Round...

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