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The Business Cycle: Mises vs Keynes

LaissezFaire
askbob

Resolution: Austrian economics has a better explanation of the business cycle than Keynesian economics. My burden of proof is to show that my explanation is better than my opponent’s, and Con’s is to show that his explanation is better than mine.This round will only be for me and Con to give an exposition for our own theories—we will address each other’s theories in the next 2 rounds.Theory:The Austrian...

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Updated 3 Years Ago

Cut the Corporate Tax Rate to 0%

BobTurner
1harderthanyouthink

Round 1: Pro posts rules and structure, Con posts opening argument Round 2: Pro posts opening argument, Con posts rebuttal Round 3: Pro and Con engage in rebuttals Round 4: Pro and Con engage in rebuttals Round 5: Pro finishes final rebuttal, while Con will not post a round out of fairness This gives each debater the same amount of argument time....

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Updated 9 Months Ago

Desalination Plants Are A Waste Of Money

007566
Theunkown

I strongly believe desalination plants are a waste of time and money. Every year the government uses taxpayers money to build these plants. They are extremely expensive some costing as much as 20 million and are due to regular repairs. They are an eyesore and produce greenhouse gases. There is nothing good about them....

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Updated 9 Months Ago

is America headed for a collapse?

the0ne
Hanspete

is America destined to fall as all empires have grown and fallen? what will be the cause and why is there nothing being done about it?...

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Updated 2 Months Ago

House/Apartment need to be cheaper ?

IceClimbers
Malacoda

make sure its not too long no rules in the way you should argue Accept and start off with opinion ill respond...

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Updated 5 Months Ago

Free Market Capitalism is Overall a Better System Than Socialism.

cookie1
UtherPenguin

So, I am here to debate why I think capitalism is, overall, a better system than socialism. To begin with I will explain why it is a fairer system. Socialism is unfair because it encourages taxes, which are unfair. When I go out and work for hours and collect my wage at the end of the month, who is entitled to this money? Me or the government? I know my answer, me. A common argument for taxes would be "what would happen to the unable to work and the disabled and the elderly?" Well I'll start...

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Updated 3 Months Ago

Progressive Tax

WilliamsP
Danielle

In this debate, I will argue in favor of Progressive Tax. My opponent will argue against it. The debate structure is the following: Round One: My opponent will accept the debate.Round Two: ...

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Updated 7 Months Ago

Supply-Side Economics should be used to Revive the American Economy

1Historygenius
Nick91983

DebateIn this debate, I will be arguing that supply-side economic policies should be used to revive the American economy. My opponent must argue that the current demand-side stimulus policies should be continued and/or expanded if they feel they need to be....

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Updated 7 Months Ago

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

calculatedr1sk
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

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 1 Year Ago