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Question: Why not make the minimum wage a percentage of the company?

Just4Kix
zwiggity

If there are any economics people out there, my question to you is: Why not make the minimum wage a percentage of what a given company is worth/makes/can pay? That way every company wouldn't have to pay out more than they could afford and couldn't get away with paying less than they could afford. You could call it a "floor wage" and then have a base minimum wage that no company could go below, so that small companies couldn't get away with paying there employees like 25 cents an hour. Would this...

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Economic Politics

alex_truett
holeymoley03

The government should take a certain amount of money out of circulation to pay off debts which will also raise the value of the US Dollar?...

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A Progressive Tax is better and more just than Flat Tax

bhakun
syracuse100

I will argue that a Progressive Tax system is better than a Flat Tax one.Progressive tax (n): A tax system in which those who earn higher income pay a higher percentage of their income than those with lower incomesFlat tax (n): A tax system in which all pay the same tax rate regardless of incomeRound 1: AcceptanceRound 2: Opening argumentsRound 3: Rebuttals, closing statement

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Flat Tax

flyingpurplepeopleeater
Rosalie

I will demonstrate the benefits of the flat tax, and my opponent will demonstrate its shortcomings....

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welfare system. should it be taken down?

DelOLGuY
mmurph123

some people are riding the welfare system. should it be taken down, or should it keep going. some people who ride the system are taking our tax dollars, and using them so they can stay home and sit on the couch all day. Should we really have the welfare system anyway? Practically no one uses it except for the people who hide behind the door of their house being so damn lazy. Should they get their *** off the couch and start working?...

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is it okay to disobey your parents

childfornicator
MaxLamperouge

The bible tells people to honor their mom and dad. What do you guys think? Please vote dor your side...

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should schools provide healthcare like hospitals?

paridhi
dsjpk5

School-based health centers can provide access to healthcare for students who may not otherwise receive care. Rural students may face barriers to accessing healthcare services including long distances to providers, lack of reliable transportation, work demands of students" parents, poverty, lack of health insurance, and the cost of healthcare. School-based health centers often operate as a partnership between the school and a community health center, hospital, or local health department to impro...

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Reaganist/Thatcherist/neoliberalist policies are bad for countries

Socrato
TheRobocrat

Round 1 is solely a confirmation round. I accept the debate....

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March Beginners' Tournament: The USFG should significantly raise the federal minimum wage

NothingSpecial99
someloser

Definitions:USFG - short for United States Federal Governmentminimum wage - the lowest wage permitted by law

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On Balance, Free Trade benefits the United States.

winnerchickendinner
Yeeet2016

I will be arguing the pro side, that free trade is beneficial to the United Statesl. If you accept the debate, you will be arguing the con side. Rules 1. First Round is for acceptance only 2. 8000 character maximum 3. 24 hours to prepare and submit a round...

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