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Below are articles of the highest priority to be developed by Debatepedia's community into exceptional form and posted on the Debate Digest on the main page of the site. If you are looking to help edit and build Debatepedia's pro/con articles, this is a good place to focus your attention. See the [[Debatepedia User Guide]]. And, also, feel free to propose topics that you think warrant being worked on by the entire Debatepedia community and featured on the Debate Digest. Below are articles of the highest priority to be developed by Debatepedia's community into exceptional form and posted on the Debate Digest on the main page of the site. If you are looking to help edit and build Debatepedia's pro/con articles, this is a good place to focus your attention. See the [[Debatepedia User Guide]]. And, also, feel free to propose topics that you think warrant being worked on by the entire Debatepedia community and featured on the Debate Digest.
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Debate articles that are of highest priority to be worked on and featured in the Debate Digest section of the main page. Please feel free to shift the order of these topics, enter debate articles not listed, or [[Debatepedia User Guide| propose/create new debate articles]] not yet found on Debatepedia. Debate articles that are of highest priority to be worked on and featured in the Debate Digest section of the main page. Please feel free to shift the order of these topics, enter debate articles not listed, or [[Debatepedia User Guide| propose/create new debate articles]] not yet found on Debatepedia.
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#[[Debate: Law degree vs MPP/MPA for careers in public policy]] #[[Debate: Law degree vs MPP/MPA for careers in public policy]]
#[[Debate: Abolishing the Euro]] #[[Debate: Abolishing the Euro]]

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Below are articles of the highest priority to be developed by Debatepedia's community into exceptional form and posted on the Debate Digest on the main page of the site. If you are looking to help edit and build Debatepedia's pro/con articles, this is a good place to focus your attention. See the Debatepedia User Guide. And, also, feel free to propose topics that you think warrant being worked on by the entire Debatepedia community and featured on the Debate Digest.


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  1. Debate: Keystone US-Canada oil pipeline
  2. Debate: Law degree vs MPP/MPA for careers in public policy
  3. Debate: Abolishing the Euro
  4. Debate: State deaf schools
  5. Debate: Slut Walks
  6. Debate: Keynesian economic policies
  7. Debate: Ban on short-selling during economic crisis
  8. Debate: Does Obama deserve a second term?
  9. Debate: Late-term abortions
  10. Debate: 40-hour work week
  11. Debate: Government regulation of executive pay
  12. Debate: US political system broken
  13. Debate: Is religion a force for good?
  14. Debate: Taking bar exam without a legal degree
  15. Debate: Abortion for physical deformities
  16. Debate: Should individuals or the state pay for higher education?
  17. Debate: China political and economic model
  18. Debate: Background checks at gun shows
  19. Debate: Ban on violent porn
  20. Debate: Two-year law school
  21. Debate: Mandatory sex education in public schools
  22. Debate: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
  23. Debate: Sales taxes on online purchases
  24. Debate: Legalization of performance-enhancing drugs in professional sports
  25. Debate: Is homosexuality a choice?
  26. Debate: Universal healthcare
  27. Debate: Government funding for Planned Parenthood
  28. Debate: Fraternities
  29. Debate: 20-week abortion limit
  30. Debate: Foie gras ban
  31. Debate: Background checks of gun buyers
  32. Debate: Public funding for broadcasting
  33. Debate: Pre-selecting sex of children
  34. Debate: Mandatory labeling of foods with trans fats
  35. Debate: Mandating helmets for bicyclists
  36. Debate: Government owned casinos
  37. Debate: Porn at public libraries
  38. Debate: Ban on public sex
  39. Debate: Means testing for benefits
  40. Debate: Dowries
  41. Debate: Water should be priced at its market value
  42. Debate: Armed pilots in airplanes
  43. Debate: A right to die?
  44. Debate: Goal-line technology in futbol
  45. Debate: Swastika ban
  46. Debate: Legality of coca chewing
  47. Debate: Pete Rose in Baseball Hall of Fame
  48. Debate: Line-item veto for US presidents
  49. Debate: University professor tenure
  50. Debate: Privatizing Medicare
  51. Debate: Urban vs rural life
  52. Debate: Cloud computing
  53. Debate: Prenuptial agreement
  54. Debate: IPad
  55. Debate: Bombing Iranian nuclear facilities
  56. Debate: GDP economic measure
  57. Debate: Allowing guns on college campuses
  58. Debate: Mini-nukes development in the United States
  59. Debate: Lockers in public schools
  60. Debate: Drinking bottled water
  61. Debate: Instant-runoff voting
  62. Debate: Insanity defense
  63. Debate: Online dating
  64. Debate: Speed dating
  65. Debate: Is a nuclear-armed North Korea unacceptable?
  66. Debate: Does "sin" exist?
  67. Debate: Manned spaceflight
  68. Debate: Shaming convicted criminals
  69. Debate: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
  70. Debate: Presidential pardons in the United States
  71. Debate: Abortion for physical deformities
  72. Debate: Tax exemption for churches
  73. Debate: Force feeding prisoners on hunger strike
  74. Debate: Online gambling
  75. Debate: Women in combat
  76. Debate: Mandatory year of national service for youth
  77. Debate: Paying people to stay healthy
  78. Debate: Compulsory national service
  79. Debate: Landmines in the Korean Demilitarized Zone
  80. Debate: Sex offender registries
  81. Debate: Christian divorce
  82. Debate: Pricing water at its market value
  83. Debate: Sabbath Day
  84. Debate: Cyprus reunification
  85. Debate: Use of prison labor for public works
  86. Debate: Female NFL referees
  87. Debate: Estate tax in the United States
  88. Debate: Oil drilling in the Arctic
  89. Debate: Fair trade
  90. Debate: Teach for America
  91. Debate: Trying juveniles as adults
  92. Debate: Banning protests at funerals
  93. Debate: Water fluoridation
  94. Debate: National sovereignty is an inalienable right
  95. Debate: Ban on communist parties
  96. Debate: Right to carry guns on college campuses
  97. Debate: Transparent election funding
  98. Debate: Pocket knife ban
  99. Debate: Liberty is more important than equality
  100. Debate: Is religion a force for good?
  101. Debate: Anonymous campaign donations
  102. Debate: Oil drilling in the Arctic
  103. Debate: Getting a law degree if you do not want to practice law
  104. Debate: Do I want to be a lawyer?
  105. Debate: Medicare
  106. Debate: Requiring DNA evidence for executions
  107. Debate: F-35 fighter jet
  108. Debate: No-fault divorce
  109. Debate: Privatizing airport security
  110. Debate: Natural gas fracking
  111. Debate: Online university degrees
  112. Debate: Appropriateness of atheism ads
  113. Debate: Public funding of presidential campaigns
  114. Debate: Clean diesel
  115. Debate: Oil drilling ban in Antarctica
  116. Debate: Quran book burning ban
  117. Debate: Carbon offsets
  118. Debate: Renewable energy on public lands
  119. Debate: In some cases juveniles should be tried as adults
  120. Debate: Is anonymity included in free speech rights?
  121. Debate: Banning open carrying of guns in private businesses
  122. Debate: Charging for news content
  123. Debate: Closing US military base in Okinawa
  124. Debate: US national day of prayer
  125. Debate: Inheritance tax
  126. Debate: National biometric ID cards
  127. Debate: Landmines in the Korean Demilitarized Zone
  128. Debate: Voter identification cards
  129. Debate: European social democracy
  130. Debate: Washington, DC voting rights
  131. Debate: Decriminalizing marijuana possession
  132. Debate: Pre-selecting sex of children
  133. Debate: Life without parole vs. death penalty
  134. Debate: Are homosexuals born gay?
  135. Debate: Prohibition of flag burning
  136. Debate: Graduated tax rates
  137. Debate: Electronic tagging of pedophiles
  138. Debate: No-fault divorce
  139. Debate: Buying purebred dogs
  140. Debate: Humanity is progressing toward greater freedom
  141. Debate: Fine for illegal immigrants in path to citizenship
  142. Debate: Ban on public nudity
  143. Debate: Decriminalizing marijuana possession
  144. Debate: Partial-birth abortion
  145. Debate: Ex-felon right to vote
  146. Debate: Is psychology a science
  147. Debate: Mandatory counseling of women seeking abortions
  148. Debate: Palestinian state
  149. Debate: Ban on Islamist political parties
  150. Debate: Outing of gay public figures
  151. Debate: Compulsory vaccination
  152. Debate: Ten commandments in public buildings
  153. Debate: Popular election of US presidents
  154. Debate: Banning the confederate flag
  155. Debate: English as the official language of the EU
  156. Debate: Naming and shaming of sex offenders
  157. Debate: ID checks for gun sales
  158. Debate: Background checks of gun buyers
  159. Debate: Do offspring have a right to know their biological parents?
  160. Debate: Is Islam compatible with democracy?
  161. Debate: Patenting of genetically modified seeds
  162. Debate: Compulsory voting
  163. Debate: Kashmir self determination
  164. Debate: Banning hands-free cell phones in cars
  165. Debate: Military draft
  166. Debate: Maximum weekly working hours
  167. Debate: EU federalism
  168. Debate: Detention on the grounds of mental illness
  169. Debate: Estate tax in the United States
  170. Debate: Should suicide be illegal?
  171. Debate: Two-party system
  172. Debate: Ban on public sex
  173. Debate: Minority schools
  174. Debate: Carrying a handgun at home
  175. Debate: Phasing out fossil fuel subsidies
  176. Debate: Ban on employee weight discrimination
  177. Debate: Desegregation school busing
  178. Debate: Federal anti-SLAPP law
  179. Debate: Remote-control warfare
  180. Debate: Deporting illegal immigrants in the US
  181. Debate: Ban on girls wearing full veils in state schools
  182. Debate: Ban on niqab on public transportation
  183. Debate: Ban on driving with full Muslim veil
  184. Debate: Right to health care
  185. Debate: Is file sharing fair use?
  186. Debate: Unlimited personal spending in elections
  187. Debate: Biometric national ID cards to prevent employment of illegal immigrants
  188. Debate: Metered Internet billing
  189. Debate: Vocational training
  190. Debate: Military tribunals for suspected terrorists
  191. Debate: Conscientious objections of pharmacists to emergency contraception
  192. Debate: Yucca Mountain nuclear waste storage
  193. Debate: Guest workers in the United States
  194. Debate: Underground nuclear waste storage
  195. Debate: Coca crop eradication
  196. Debate: Smoking ban on public patios
  197. Debate: Anti-depressants
  198. Debate: Policy of containment toward a nuclear Iran
  199. Debate: Can a nuclear Iran be deterred?
  200. Debate: Climate change mitigation vs adaptation
  201. Debate: Timetable withdrawal from Afghanistan
  202. Debate: Nude beaches
  203. Debate: Dividing Jerusalem
  204. Debate: Tax incentives for marriage
  205. Debate: Single-sex schools
  206. Debate: China "one child" policy
  207. Debate: Single-payer universal health care
  208. Debate: Line-item veto
  209. Debate: Harm reduction drug policy
  210. Debate: Public funding for gay pride parades
  211. Debate: Moving Guantanamo detainees to America
  212. Debate: Cochlear implants for deaf infants
  213. Debate: Pill testing at night clubs
  214. Debate: Gestational surrogacy
  215. Debate: Does "God" really exist?
  216. Debate: Abortion for physical deformities
  217. Debate: Should marriage be defined as only between a man and a woman?
  218. Debate: Cartoon child porn
  219. Debate: Government subsidies of journalism
  220. Debate: Sudden-death overtime in NFL
  221. Debate: Developed world climate change debt to developing world
  222. Debate: Genetic screening
  223. Debate: Images of death in the media
  224. Debate: Atheism advertisements
  225. Debate: Death penalty exemption for mentally ill
  226. Debate: Palestinian right of return
  227. Debate: Terrorist suspect right to habeas corpus
  228. Debate: Human life as beginning at conception
  229. Debate: Value added tax (VAT)
  230. Debate: Death penalty for juveniles
  231. Debate: Electronic medical records
  232. Debate: Communism
  233. Debate: Socialism
  234. Debate: Credit cards for minors
  235. Debate: Death penalty for child rape
  236. Debate: Was the War in Iraq worth it?
  237. Debate: Emissions exemptions for China and India
  238. Debate: US ban on travel to Cuba
  239. Debate: Church involvement in politics
  240. Debate: Freeze on new Israeli settlements in Palestinian territories
  241. Debate: Terrorist suspect right to habeas corpus
  242. Debate: Is Scientology a religion?
  243. Debate: Judicial empathy
  244. Debate: Was the IRA justified?
  245. Debate: Junk food advertising ban
  246. Debate: Ticket scalping
  247. Debate: Corporate sponsorship of schools
  248. Debate: Should voters be required to show photo identification?
  249. Debate: DNA database of criminals
  250. Debate: Secular state
  251. Debate: Bush v. Gore
  252. Debate: Federal funding for embryonic stem cell research
  253. Debate: US nuclear weapons in Europe
  254. Debate: US arms sales to Taiwan
  255. Debate: Ban on mosque minaretes in Switzerland
  256. Debate: US sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan
  257. Debate: Mandatory drug tests of welfare recipients
  258. Debate: Legal recognition of sex changes
  259. Debate: Ban on cage fighting
  260. Debate: Does Israel have a right to exist?
  261. Debate: Should harming animals in laboratory tests be banned?
  262. Debate: Term limits for Supreme Court justices
  263. Debate: Lifetime appointment of supreme court justices
  264. Debate: Should parents put GPS implants in their children?
  265. Debate: One-party rule
  266. Debate: Jury nullification in the United States
  267. Debate: Civil unions vs. gay marriage
  268. Debate: Ivory trading
  269. Debate: "Too big to fail"
  270. Debate: Should churches be tax exempt?
  271. Debate: Do fathers have a right to be informed of an abortion?
  272. Debate: Compassionate clemency
  273. Debate: Racial quotas
  274. Debate: Male reproductive rights
  275. Debate: Male rights to opt-out of child support in unwanted pregnancies
  276. Debate: Abkhazia independence
  277. Debate: Premarital sex
  278. Debate: Chinese non-interventionism
  279. Debate: Nativity scenes on public property
  280. Debate: National lotteries
  281. Debate: Pornography
  282. Debate: Bikini baristas
  283. Debate: Should the Bible be used for swearing-in ceremonies and in courtrooms?
  284. Debate: Minimum weight requirements for models
  285. Debate: Forbidding communion to individuals over political beliefs
  286. Debate: Death penalty for child rape
  287. Debate: Expansion of the UN Security Council
  288. Debate: Should the voting age be reduced from 18 to 16?
  289. Debate: Living constitution
  290. Debate: Negotiating with terrorist groups
  291. Debate: Race-based political parties
  292. Debate: Should the Church deny communion to individuals holding opposing views?
  293. Debate: Single-party state
  294. Debate: Intelligent design
  295. Debate: Preventive war
  296. Debate: Privatizing national security
  297. Debate: Privatizing prisons
  298. Debate: Roma nation
  299. Debate: Muhammad cartoons controversy
  300. Debate: Gallons per mile instead of miles per gallon

Second tier debates

  1. Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase alternative energy incentives in the United States
  2. Debate: Tanning tax
  3. Debate: Judicial review of clemency powers
  4. Debate: Equal opportunity
  5. Debate: Paper books vs electronic books
  6. Debate: Recall elections
  7. Debate: Women in combat
  8. Debate: Caps on public university tuition fees
  9. Debate: Should banks be forbidden from owning investment companies?
  10. Debate: Electric vehicle mandates
  11. Debate: Is the profit-interest compatible with health care?
  12. Debate: European Union constitution
  13. Debate: Low-carb diets
  14. Debate: Homosexuality - could be a great page but needs a bit of editing.
  15. Debate: THBT hate speech should be a crime - really needs to be put in a shape
  16. Debate: Online gambling
  17. Debate: European missile defense
  18. Debate: Space-based solar power
  19. Debate: SATS - really needs some changes and developing
  20. Debate: Campaign Finance Reform
  21. Debate: Cap-and-trade versus carbon tax
  22. Debate: NAFTA
  23. Debate: Ban on spanking children
  24. Debate: School uniform
  25. Debate: Should primates be used to develop vaccines?
  26. Debate: Non-interventionism
  27. Debate: Paying disadvantaged students to learn
  28. Debate: Parental right to see student grades
  29. Debate: Should Bush administration officials be prosecuted for "torturing"?
  30. Debate: Release of US interrogation memos
  31. Debate: Mandatory drug testing for public officials
  32. Debate: Should the US use crosses to memorialize war heroes?
  33. Debate: Should the US Army field manuel be used for all interrogations?
  34. Debate: Should governments cancel student debt during economic crisis?
  35. Debate: Extraordinary rendition
  36. Debate: Lobbying
  37. Debate: Globalization
  38. Debate: Should Israel return the Golan Heights to Syria?
  39. Debate: Mine Ban Treaty (Ottawa Treaty)
  40. Debate: Forced heirship
  41. Debate: US ratification of the Law of the Sea
  42. Debate: National Missile Defense
  43. Debate: Child beauty pageants
  44. Debate: Covenant marriage
  45. Debate: Should US expand nuclear umbrella to Middle East allies?
  46. Debate: Appointment of US senators by governors
  47. Debate: $700 billion US economic bailout
  48. Debate: Are some companies too big to fail?
  49. Debate: Military draft in the United States
  50. Debate: Organic food
  51. Debate: Truth and Reconciliation Commissions
  52. Debate: Gambling
  53. Debate: Extraordinary rendition
  54. Debate: Equal pay for women
  55. Debate: Wearing animal furs and skins
  56. Debate: Self-determination
  57. Debate: Cellulosic ethanol
  58. Debate: Russian membership in the WTO
  59. Debate: Sanctions
  60. Debate: Regifting
  61. Debate: Protectionism
  62. Debate: NATO membership for Israel
  63. Debate: Union of the Mediterranean
  64. Debate: Minimum wage in the United States
  65. Debate: Lifetime ban of athletes using drugs in sports
  66. Debate: Should public universities be free to attend?
  67. Debate: The Euro in the United Kingdom
  68. Debate: Global tax
  69. Debate: Legalization of sado-masochism
  70. Debate: Official visits to Yasukuni shrine in Japan
  71. Debate: Value of the United Nations
  72. Debate: Unicameral legislatures
  73. Debate: Tax on currency trading across borders (Tobin Tax)
  74. Debate: Surrogate mothers
  75. Debate: Should the rich pay more taxes to reduce inequality?
  76. Debate: Two-term limits on US presidents

Third tier debate articles for Debate Digest

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