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Should companies be forced to watch their supply chain?

Darckshadow
McDavid

Quick overview of the topic, Pro, me, will be attempting to argue that companies are obligated to keep an eye on their supply chain, and root out any corruption or immoral practices within this chain, like a 10 year old working on a Xbox. They are also obligated to give this information about their supply chain to the public. Finally, this is localized to America companies and supply chains. After that, lets start. Currently, while their are many companies who do the correct thing and actuall...

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Capitalism is the enemy ideology of the working class

Capitalistslave
CynicalRepublican

Debate Structure:This will be con's structure if they choose to use round 1 for debate.Round 1: Main argumentRound 2: Rebuttal to pro's round 2 main argumentRound 3: Defense against Pro's round 3 rebuttals, no new arguments in this roundRound 4: Waive this round by saying something like "I am waiving this round as agreed upon." Otherwise this will be the structure for pro and for con if they choose not to use r...

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Cooperative/socialist businesses(pro) versus Traditional/capitalist Businesses(con)

Capitalistslave
ImaWin

Definitions of terms:"A cooperative (also known as co-operative, co-op or coop) is an autonomous association of people united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly owned and democratically controlled business" Capitalist business: Since capitalism is "an economic system based on private ownership of the means of production and their operation for pro...

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Right wing values are more just to the individual and more beneficial to society than the left wing

Moelogy
UlrikHvid

Round one - acceptance only Round two - Opening arguements (no rebuttals) Round three and four - Rebuttals Round Five - Closing statements (no rebuttals) I will be Pro arguing that The Right Wing is more just to the individual and beneficial to society than the left wing. Con will be arguing vice versa. BOP is shared Rules : - No cussing - No forfeiting - Unreliable sources result in an automatic victory to the opposing side...

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spending money

Makahleh
ApotheosisOrangutan

What is the importance of money in one's life?...

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Capitalism has sown the seeds of its own destruction

risen2011
RonPaulConservative

First round is acceptance. I will argue that the capitalist system has sown the seeds of its own destruction....

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Marxism is invariably superior to Capitalism

LordDeclan
RonPaulConservative

I have recently come to the firm conclusion, after reading several texts by Marx and Engels, that, despite the stigma surrounding communism in much of the West, it, at least in the Marxist form, is far superior to capitalism. Whilst I do not advocate any of the atrocities committed in, for example, the Soviet Union in the name of this cause, I feel that this is a perversion of the true message of Marxism, and that the pure form is an ideology that we should readily adopt. I personally can see n...

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The ideas of communism are incredibly stupid and immoral

RonPaulConservative
saltzr

I will be challenging the basic principles of communism set up by Karl Marx (the mooch), and explain why they are incredibly stupid and immoral. Google Docs are not a violation of conduct, character limit is 20,000, we will be analyzing economic theory, practicality, morality, and comon sense.Please have an opening argument to defend Marxist Communism in the first round....

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The First Amendment Defense Act

JalenNephiWebb
colester112

The First Amendment Defense Act has been proposed by the Trump administration, and it states, in general, that a business cannot be punished by the government for refusing service to an LGBT+ consumer. This is okay. It is okay because capitalism is the most unbiased system in the world. If a company chooses to engage in a discriminatory act, other companies will decide not to do that, and will effectively steal the consumer basis from the discriminating producer. That discriminating produ...

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Price Gouging Following Natural Disaster ought to be permitted by law

tylergraham95
Blade-of-Truth

I would like to argue that price gouging following natural disasters can be a good thing, and that it ought to be permitted by law.Definitions"Price Gouging Following Natural Distaster" (PGFND): the practice of marking up the price of a good rapidly (over 50% increase in price roughly) in response to sudden increase of scarcity as a result of a natural disaster (flood, tornado, typhoon, godzilla attack, etc.)"Oug...

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