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On balance capitalism is a better system for mankind then Communism

darkkermit
The_Chaos_Heart

Resolution "On balance capitalism is a better system for mankind then Communism"better for mankind - increasing the well-beingcapitalism - an economic system where the means of production are mainly privately owned and people earn a portion of their income from trade. communism - stateless, classless society, where the means of production are owned colectively, and the idea of private property is non-existant. Money is also non-existence.D...

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Updated 2 Years Ago

Resolved: Tariffs harm domestic and foreign economies.

Wallstreetatheist
MouthWash

This is part of round one of the economics debate tournament.ResolutionResolved: Tariffs harm domestic and foreign economies.Rules Debater must have typing experience.Debater must have internet access.Must structure the...

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Updated 3 Years Ago

Libertarian Economics are Inherently Immoral

brian_eggleston
J.Kenyon

Libertarians believe that "all persons are entitled to keep the fruits of their labor" and income tax should, therefore, be abolished. Of course, this will leave an enormous black hole in the public finances but the Libertarians have a solution for this: slash public spending. In essence, Libertarians believe that individuals should pay only for the services they actually use, not for services that they don't, and that public services and utilities such as health, education, highways, transpo...

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Updated 4 Years Ago

the united states should suspend all asistance to pakistan

frozen_eclipse
vmpire321

first round is acceptance..... 2 speeches 3 rebutles...

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Updated 3 Years Ago

Capitalism Is a Just Economic System

Subutai
Wocambs

Let's go with the challenge. Full ResolutionCapitalism is a just economic system.BoP is on pro.DefinitionsCapitalism: "A system of economics based on the private ownership of capital and production inputs, and on the production of goods and services for profit." (I'm going to specifically refer to Laissez Faire Capitalism as opposed to a mixed-economy; I'll cover that more in my opening argument.)[...

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Taxes on the top 1% Wealthiest Americans ought to be raised.

tylergraham95
BigDave80

My Standard BoilerplateRulesRound 1- Acceptance, Historical Background, and Definitions only.Round 2- Constructive Arguments only.Round 3- Free choice.Round 4- Rebuttals/Defences only. Round 5- Closing Remarks. No new rebu...

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Taxes Should be Raised on the Rich

1Historygenius
murdokahn

In this debate I will be arguing that taxes should not be raised on the rich, but should instead be lowered in order to create economic growth and raise revenue.My opponent must argue that taxes should be raised on the rich. By definition, the rich will be considered everyone making an income over $147,000.No trolling or semantics.Round 1 is for acceptance of the debate only....

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Bailouts Should be Banned

Oonland
MonetaryOffset

It isn't fair for the government to give money to one company just because it is in trouble. The government should stay out and just let the company die, if that's what'll happen. Another company will take its place....

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Updated 8 Months Ago

Resolved: The Death Penalty Should be Abolished

16kadams
miketheman1200

== Definitions == Death Penalty: "Capital punishment or the death penalty is a legal process whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for a crime." -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capital_punishment Although this debate is about the US, examples from other countries can be used, all dat cool stuff. == Structure == R1: Pro can either accept or write his arguments. R2: Arguments (or rebuttals depending as to how Pro wants to go) R3: Rebuttals R4: Rebuttals a...

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Updated 3 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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Updated 2 Years Ago