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The United States should invest in black people.

Mynameisauser
bustercherry

I believe that the U.S. Government should not invest in black people because they do not work. HAAAAAAHa...

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Updated 26 Minutes Ago

The US should establish Progressive Wage Laws

Jifpop09
whiteflame

Alright, this is an entirely new proposal based off of several already proposed wage reforms to the minimum. With that said, I'll try my best to explain it this round.Basically, they are left wing laws, that decide the wage of a company based on their....1. Employees (Third Factor)2. Capital (Liquid)

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35 Comments
Updated 34 Minutes Ago

The US should establish a higher Progressive Tax

Jifpop09
DonSutherland

About: What were debating Quite simply, we will be debating that the US should use a progressive tax rather then a 10-15% flat tax. My opponent can decide what rate. I will accept a expierienced debater from the comments. A progressive tax will be defined as...

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13 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Free trade should be a norm

A.K
debater217

I am mainly looking to explore the economic implications of this topic, but political arguments are equally valid.First, some definitions:"Free trade" is the practice of encouraging mutually beneficial international commerce, by lowering barriers to trade (such as tariffs, anti-competitive subsidies, or other barriers)."A norm" is a generally, but not universally, acknowledged and accepted practice. Note: We are not debating that there sh...

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Updated 1 Day Ago

3% annual economic growth in unsustainable

A.K
SkepticalDebatee

Definitions: X% economic growth is an increase in GDP by X/100 for a given time period GDP is equal to: all money earned by people and businesses OR all money spent by people or businesses OR the nominal value of all goods produced in an economy. Unsustainable means cannot continue indefinitely (or for a very long time) First round: acceptance only. Second: openings, no rebuttals. Third: rebuttals (new arguments acceptable). Fourth: closing, final rebuttals permitted....

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2 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Keynesian economics is valid

A.K
Jevinigh

This is the only acceptable definition of Keynesian economics: "Recessions are caused by insufficient Aggregate Demand" "Government spending can boost Aggregate Demand" "Monetary policy alone is often insufficient to boost Aggregate Demand" Additional definitions are unacceptable, although these definitions may be negotiated. First round: accept the debate. Second: openings, no rebuttals. Third: rebuttals. Fourth: closing....

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1 Comments
Updated 6 Hours Ago

The gender wage gap is a concern

A.K
Allrounder

Definitions: "Gender wage gap": a difference in the pay between men and women "Concern": a societal or economic issue serious enough to warrant government action These terms may be negotiated. Statistics are expected, and poor use of statistics should result in less votes. For the first round, acceptance (no arguments)....

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3 Comments
Updated 17 Hours Ago

Keynesian economic principles form a sound method of organizing an economy.

A.K
Jevinigh

Keynesian economic principles form a sound method of organizing an economy. "Keynesian economic principles" include: Recognition that insufficient Aggregate Demand causes recessions Government spending can stimulate Aggregate Demand Monetary policy alone is often insufficient to stimulate an economy in a recession Arguments: [1] Most economists, liberal and conservative, recognize the validity of Keynesian principles. Famous liberal proponents include Krugman, Stieglitz, and Samuel...

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7 Comments
Updated 4 Days Ago

Progressive Tax

WilliamsP
Danielle

In this debate, I will argue in favor of Progressive Tax. My opponent will argue against it. The debate structure is the following: Round One: My opponent will accept the debate.Round Two: ...

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14 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

The Institution of Socialism

WilliamsP
YYW

Socialism is an institution I support for the most part. In this debate, I will argue in favor it, while my opponent will argue against it. I hope for a rational, mature, logical debate. I do not want propaganda to be involved in here. I want facts. This debate will follow a specific structure:R...

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7 Comments
Updated 19 Hours Ago