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Cutting Taxes Would Stimulate The Economy

michael90000
PierceMoore

Rules: I will write an essay and my opponent will rebut on Round One, along with his or her acceptance. By Round Three, there will be no new points, only conclusions. Good luck to both sides! Cutting taxes would increase the purchasing power of the people. This means businesses will profit more from consumers and with more money, we can experience increased overall wages, increased earnings for everyone, and this will be beneficial to the country's overall prosperity. This will also lea...

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Updated 4 Hours Ago

Bertering is the best form of trade

MasturDebatur
AlternativeDavid

I will be arguing the idea that bartering is a better way to exchange or make "purchases" than using a monetary system.It's 2 rounds because I want to get this over with quickly and I have a couple other ideas I'm debating for university. Barter - Exchange of goods and services for other goods and services; no legal tender involved.Monetary - Legal tender; dollar, euro, etc.Thanks in advance for accepting! Feel free to...

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Updated 19 Hours Ago

World Government will Impede the Progress of Humanity

wxyz2000
Delons

I believe instituting a world government will prove disadvantageous for human society. I will have the burden of proof. World government is the notion of a single common political authority for all of humanity. First round is acceptance. Second round is opening statement Third round is rebuttal. Fourth round is rebuttal and concluding argument. I have debated this before in the past, but my opponent forfeited. I might use some of my arguments in the past....

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6 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Is FDI good for a country?

Sanjeet154
Mercury3

Is FDI good for a country?...

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Updated 1 Day Ago

Redistribution of Wealth

sconifer
Contra

Focusing first on your claim that the redistribution of wealth (or, more generally, resources) would somehow inherently destroy all incentive to work on the part of those from whom resources were taken, this is just patently untrue. It is a well-known historical fact of economics that, even when corporations are taxed at supposedly exorbitant rates (e.g., about 90% under FDR), American industry nevertheless thrives, CEOs still make out like bandits, the populace as a whole is no less likely to p...

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29 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Fair Trade is better than Free Trade

BeardlessMarxist
tien.hunter

Round 1: Acceptance. Round 2: Opening statements Round 3: Rebuttals Round 4: Rebuttals Round 5: Closing arguments....

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Updated 1 Day Ago

A just society should ensure all workers receive a minimum living wage.

ESocialBookworm
lannan13

PrefaceThis debate is for the Adopt-A-Noob Tournament [http://www.debate.org/forums/debate.org/topic/46266/]. I wish my opponent, lannan13, congratulations on winning his debate, the best of luck, lots of fun, and that we both learn from this debate!TopicA just society should ensure all workers receive a minimum living wage. (Esocial - Pro; Lannan - Con).

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31 Comments
Updated 6 Hours Ago

Should America really be spending millions of there tax dollars on there militia?

TheBatCat3120
Astal3

America shouldn't be spending as much money annually on their militia from taxes as they are when more important things like good health insurance and food supplies are needed among a large part of America....

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Updated 7 Hours Ago

single payer health care is better than our current health care system

dairygirl4u2c
Max.Wallace

single payer health care is better than our current health care system i am borrowing this debate from else where. please use this link to find working links in this debate http://www.debate.org/debates/single-payer-health-care-is-better-than-our-current-health-care-system/1/ The right single payer system would cover everyone, while yielding better results, and saving money. BETTER RESULTS WHILE SAVING MONEY: we spend more per capita, and get less health care results back... than...

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2 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

minimum wage should exist

linate
Wylted

i am for a minimum wage. i am not arguing a specifc amount, just that it be a reasonable amount a single person can live off of reasonably. we're only debating whether it should exist or not, not how much. i am responding to common objection to the wage from the get go. anywhere i look anyone can get a job for minimum wage if they have their bits together. the only people i know, from experience only which might not be accurate i concede, who can't get a job at minimum wage are the dim wit sl...

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4 Comments
Updated 5 Days Ago