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Socialism is better than Capitilism

KingEnder101
stargate

I will be arguing that socialism is a better form of economy than Capitilism. Here are my terms: 1st. Round: Acceptance of Terms 2nd Round: Opening arguements 3rd Round: Counter Arguements 4th Round: Conclusive arguements/Rebuttals My opponent cannot use any Communist/Communistic economy's in their debate since communism isn't Socialism. If you have any objections, state them in the comments, and we can work out fair terms...

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Updated 4 Weeks Ago

Be it resolved that hydraulic fracturing be banned from the USA

kingkd
whiteflame

Many people believe that fracking (hydraulic fracturing) should be banned. If you are one of those people, accept the challenge....

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21 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

On Balance, Capitalism Is Superior to Communism

Subutai
Leninist

Due to some technical problems on my part, Leninist and I have agreed to restart this debate.Full ResolutionOn balance, capitalism is a superior economic system to communism. BoP is shared - pro has to prove that capitalism is superior, while con has to prove that communism is superior. DefinitionsOn Balance: "Taking everything into consideration; all in all."[1]Capitalism: "A system of...

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Updated 1 Year Ago

The Idea of a Natural Monopoly is a Fallacy

AlextheYounga
GCT

First round will be the acceptance of terms. Natural monopolies, that is, where all or most sales are undertaken by a single firm in the market without government intervention, cannot exist. Only government can create harmful monopolies through government intervention by decreasing competition on the market. Harmful monopolies cannot occur on the free market. Natural monopoly A

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Updated 2 Years Ago

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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21 Comments
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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20 Comments
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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20 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago