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free trade should be valued above protectionism

Amethist17
Cobo

"It is very important for you to know that free trade leads to better roads, better health and better lives" -- Rosario Castellon. I think that Rosario Castellon is exactly right free trade does lead to a better road. Resolved: Free trade should be valued above protectionism. And yes it should before I begin this debate I would like to offer the following definitions. Free Trade: trade based on the unrestricted international exchange of goods Protectionism: Government actions or Policies th...

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Updated 5 Years Ago

Resolved: The USFG should increase construction of mineral accretion coral reefs in the US

TheJuniorVarsityNovice
christopher1006

In this debate we will simply examine wether the USFG should implement Artificial Coral reefs on its coast lines.We will debate on the standard and accepted rules:1.)silence is compliance and dropping an argument or responding to it after the point when rebuttals starts means that you concede.2.)Disadvantages must be run, and arguments made in an orderly fashion, they must be labeled as any of the following: Offcase arguments, Di...

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Socialism is better for communities than Capitalism

Wrappers
FuzzyCatPotato

Socialistic countries are the happiest and have the highest quality of living....

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Liberalism Is Not Good for America (Economics)

bballcrook21
Reformist

Introduction to Debate:This is a challenge that I have sent to the user Reformist. I believe that we have some irreconsilable political and economic differences, and that we need to argue them objectively on a formal debating platform. Almost as a disclaimer, I would like...

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Updated 4 Months Ago

Capitalism works

Sphynx111222
benko12345678

ok, Im gonna challenge that commie t*rd to a rematch. This time im gonna do what he did. 1.Capitalism works because anyone can become rich 2.It helps small businesses 3.Everyone can do anything 4.It gives you food!!!! YOU WOULD BE STARVING IF YOU DIDNT HAVE CAPITALISM!!! Hope to see you beat that commie. And don't even bring up your fancy sh*t. I want simple stuff....

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23 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Free trade should be valued above protectionism

Dakota-Hiltzman
LaissezFaire

I would like for this debate to take place in an LD format, but it is not necessary. If my opponent accepts this then Debate will star in round two, and the last round Con and Pro will simply state "this round is excess"for our speech If my Opponent disagrees, then the last round will not count and we will simply have three rounds. My opponent will put "This round is excess" in the last round Also, this part is only a request, But I would like for this to be a Value based round, i.e. the ar...

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Updated 5 Years Ago

On balance, Capitalism is a better system for mankind then Communism

darkkermit
badger

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 owned privatelycommunism - an economic system where the means of production are commonly owned.Debate rules: 1. No semantics.2. First Round for acceptance, and rule and definition clearification only.3. No new argument...

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23 Comments
Updated 3 Years Ago

The Federal Reserve should be abolished.

AlextheYounga
IveGotUrOuts

The Federal Reserve is a cartel. It was organized in secret by people who worked under J.P. Morgan, Rockefeller, and Rothchilds. It was created in secret and pushed through using bribed senators in an effort to benefit the bankers such as J.P. Morgan.This system causes the hidden tax of inflation and causes most of our major debt today. The debate will be over the question of "Should the Federal Reserve be abolished" I will be for abolishing the Federal Reserve. ...

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22 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

The Minimum Wage

LaissezFaire
feverish

Resolution: The minimum wage is, overall, a good policy. I will be defending the position that it is, overall, a bad policy. (That is, a minimum wage having any economic effect, not a minimum wage too low to have any effect at all). 1) There exists a marginal productivity (Amount of revenue that worker brings their employer per hour of work) for workers 2) Because companies compete with each other for workers, a worker's wage will be close...

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22 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

Greed is a good thing

brett.winstead
TheDarkMuffin

I am pro for the idea that greed is a good thing and that everybody is and should be greedy. Any takers? You better be good at debating because I love this subject. First round is really more for acceptance but if you are dying to give your side, you are free to do that but if you want to wait for me to state my case, that is ok too....

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22 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago