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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: Herman Cain 9-9-9 tax proposal]] #[[Debate: Herman Cain 9-9-9 tax proposal]]
#[[Debate: Chilean social security model]] #[[Debate: Chilean social security model]]

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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: Occupy movement
  2. Debate: Herman Cain 9-9-9 tax proposal
  3. Debate: Chilean social security model
  4. Debate: The New Deal
  5. Debate: CLASS Act
  6. Debate: Massachusetts healthcare law
  7. Debate: Banning public employee strikes
  8. Debate: Recognition of Palestinian statehood in the United Nations
  9. Debate: Law degree vs MPP/MPA for careers in public policy
  10. Debate: Abolishing the Euro
  11. Debate: Privatizing social security - Chilean model.
  12. Debate: Deporting only criminal illegal immigrants
  13. Debate: Punishing businesses for employing undocumented immigrants
  14. Debate: State deaf schools
  15. Debate: Fetal personhood
  16. Debate: Slut Walks
  17. Debate: Existence of US Postal Service
  18. Debate: Keynesian economic policies
  19. Debate: Ban on short-selling during economic crisis
  20. Debate: Late-term abortions
  21. Debate: 40-hour work week
  22. Debate: America Invents Act
  23. Debate: Government regulation of executive pay
  24. Debate: US political system broken
  25. Debate: Is religion a force for good?
  26. Debate: Taking bar exam without a legal degree
  27. Debate: Abortion for physical deformities
  28. Debate: Should individuals or the state pay for higher education?
  29. Debate: China political and economic model
  30. Debate: Mandating condom use in pornography
  31. Debate: Background checks at gun shows
  32. Debate: Ban on violent porn
  33. Debate: Two-year law school
  34. Debate: Mandatory sex education in public schools
  35. Debate: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
  36. Debate: Sales taxes on online purchases
  37. Debate: Legalization of performance-enhancing drugs in professional sports
  38. Debate: Is homosexuality a choice?
  39. Debate: Universal healthcare
  40. Debate: Government funding for Planned Parenthood
  41. Debate: Fraternities
  42. Debate: 20-week abortion limit
  43. Debate: Foie gras ban
  44. Debate: Background checks of gun buyers
  45. Debate: Public funding for broadcasting
  46. Debate: Pre-selecting sex of children
  47. Debate: Mandatory labeling of foods with trans fats
  48. Debate: Mandating helmets for bicyclists
  49. Debate: Government owned casinos
  50. Debate: Porn at public libraries
  51. Debate: Ban on public sex
  52. Debate: Means testing for benefits
  53. Debate: Dowries
  54. Debate: Water should be priced at its market value
  55. Debate: Armed pilots in airplanes
  56. Debate: A right to die?
  57. Debate: Goal-line technology in futbol
  58. Debate: Swastika ban
  59. Debate: Legality of coca chewing
  60. Debate: Pete Rose in Baseball Hall of Fame
  61. Debate: Line-item veto for US presidents
  62. Debate: University professor tenure
  63. Debate: Privatizing Medicare
  64. Debate: Urban vs rural life
  65. Debate: Cloud computing
  66. Debate: Prenuptial agreement
  67. Debate: IPad
  68. Debate: Bombing Iranian nuclear facilities
  69. Debate: GDP economic measure
  70. Debate: Allowing guns on college campuses
  71. Debate: Mini-nukes development in the United States
  72. Debate: Lockers in public schools
  73. Debate: Drinking bottled water
  74. Debate: Instant-runoff voting
  75. Debate: Insanity defense
  76. Debate: Online dating
  77. Debate: Speed dating
  78. Debate: Is a nuclear-armed North Korea unacceptable?
  79. Debate: Does "sin" exist?
  80. Debate: Manned spaceflight
  81. Debate: Shaming convicted criminals
  82. Debate: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
  83. Debate: Presidential pardons in the United States
  84. Debate: Abortion for physical deformities
  85. Debate: Tax exemption for churches
  86. Debate: Force feeding prisoners on hunger strike
  87. Debate: Online gambling
  88. Debate: Women in combat
  89. Debate: Mandatory year of national service for youth
  90. Debate: Paying people to stay healthy
  91. Debate: Compulsory national service
  92. Debate: Landmines in the Korean Demilitarized Zone
  93. Debate: Sex offender registries
  94. Debate: Christian divorce
  95. Debate: Pricing water at its market value
  96. Debate: Sabbath Day
  97. Debate: Cyprus reunification
  98. Debate: Use of prison labor for public works
  99. Debate: Female NFL referees
  100. Debate: Estate tax in the United States
  101. Debate: Oil drilling in the Arctic
  102. Debate: Fair trade
  103. Debate: Teach for America
  104. Debate: Trying juveniles as adults
  105. Debate: Banning protests at funerals
  106. Debate: Water fluoridation
  107. Debate: National sovereignty is an inalienable right
  108. Debate: Ban on communist parties
  109. Debate: Right to carry guns on college campuses
  110. Debate: Transparent election funding
  111. Debate: Pocket knife ban
  112. Debate: Liberty is more important than equality
  113. Debate: Is religion a force for good?
  114. Debate: Anonymous campaign donations
  115. Debate: Oil drilling in the Arctic
  116. Debate: Getting a law degree if you do not want to practice law
  117. Debate: Do I want to be a lawyer?
  118. Debate: Medicare
  119. Debate: Requiring DNA evidence for executions
  120. Debate: F-35 fighter jet
  121. Debate: No-fault divorce
  122. Debate: Privatizing airport security
  123. Debate: Natural gas fracking
  124. Debate: Online university degrees
  125. Debate: Appropriateness of atheism ads
  126. Debate: Public funding of presidential campaigns
  127. Debate: Clean diesel
  128. Debate: Oil drilling ban in Antarctica
  129. Debate: Quran book burning ban
  130. Debate: Carbon offsets
  131. Debate: Renewable energy on public lands
  132. Debate: In some cases juveniles should be tried as adults
  133. Debate: Is anonymity included in free speech rights?
  134. Debate: Banning open carrying of guns in private businesses
  135. Debate: Charging for news content
  136. Debate: Closing US military base in Okinawa
  137. Debate: US national day of prayer
  138. Debate: Inheritance tax
  139. Debate: National biometric ID cards
  140. Debate: Landmines in the Korean Demilitarized Zone
  141. Debate: Voter identification cards
  142. Debate: European social democracy
  143. Debate: Washington, DC voting rights
  144. Debate: Decriminalizing marijuana possession
  145. Debate: Pre-selecting sex of children
  146. Debate: Life without parole vs. death penalty
  147. Debate: Are homosexuals born gay?
  148. Debate: Prohibition of flag burning
  149. Debate: Graduated tax rates
  150. Debate: Electronic tagging of pedophiles
  151. Debate: No-fault divorce
  152. Debate: Buying purebred dogs
  153. Debate: Humanity is progressing toward greater freedom
  154. Debate: Fine for illegal immigrants in path to citizenship
  155. Debate: Ban on public nudity
  156. Debate: Decriminalizing marijuana possession
  157. Debate: Partial-birth abortion
  158. Debate: Ex-felon right to vote
  159. Debate: Is psychology a science
  160. Debate: Mandatory counseling of women seeking abortions
  161. Debate: Palestinian state
  162. Debate: Ban on Islamist political parties
  163. Debate: Outing of gay public figures
  164. Debate: Compulsory vaccination
  165. Debate: Ten commandments in public buildings
  166. Debate: Popular election of US presidents
  167. Debate: Banning the confederate flag
  168. Debate: English as the official language of the EU
  169. Debate: Naming and shaming of sex offenders
  170. Debate: ID checks for gun sales
  171. Debate: Background checks of gun buyers
  172. Debate: Do offspring have a right to know their biological parents?
  173. Debate: Is Islam compatible with democracy?
  174. Debate: Patenting of genetically modified seeds
  175. Debate: Compulsory voting
  176. Debate: Kashmir self determination
  177. Debate: Banning hands-free cell phones in cars
  178. Debate: Military draft
  179. Debate: Maximum weekly working hours
  180. Debate: EU federalism
  181. Debate: Detention on the grounds of mental illness
  182. Debate: Estate tax in the United States
  183. Debate: Should suicide be illegal?
  184. Debate: Two-party system
  185. Debate: Ban on public sex
  186. Debate: Minority schools
  187. Debate: Carrying a handgun at home
  188. Debate: Phasing out fossil fuel subsidies
  189. Debate: Ban on employee weight discrimination
  190. Debate: Desegregation school busing
  191. Debate: Federal anti-SLAPP law
  192. Debate: Remote-control warfare
  193. Debate: Deporting illegal immigrants in the US
  194. Debate: Ban on girls wearing full veils in state schools
  195. Debate: Ban on niqab on public transportation
  196. Debate: Ban on driving with full Muslim veil
  197. Debate: Right to health care
  198. Debate: Is file sharing fair use?
  199. Debate: Unlimited personal spending in elections
  200. Debate: Biometric national ID cards to prevent employment of illegal immigrants
  201. Debate: Metered Internet billing
  202. Debate: Vocational training
  203. Debate: Military tribunals for suspected terrorists
  204. Debate: Conscientious objections of pharmacists to emergency contraception
  205. Debate: Yucca Mountain nuclear waste storage
  206. Debate: Guest workers in the United States
  207. Debate: Underground nuclear waste storage
  208. Debate: Coca crop eradication
  209. Debate: Smoking ban on public patios
  210. Debate: Anti-depressants
  211. Debate: Policy of containment toward a nuclear Iran
  212. Debate: Can a nuclear Iran be deterred?
  213. Debate: Climate change mitigation vs adaptation
  214. Debate: Timetable withdrawal from Afghanistan
  215. Debate: Nude beaches
  216. Debate: Dividing Jerusalem
  217. Debate: Tax incentives for marriage
  218. Debate: Single-sex schools
  219. Debate: China "one child" policy
  220. Debate: Single-payer universal health care
  221. Debate: Line-item veto
  222. Debate: Harm reduction drug policy
  223. Debate: Public funding for gay pride parades
  224. Debate: Moving Guantanamo detainees to America
  225. Debate: Cochlear implants for deaf infants
  226. Debate: Pill testing at night clubs
  227. Debate: Gestational surrogacy
  228. Debate: Does "God" really exist?
  229. Debate: Abortion for physical deformities
  230. Debate: Should marriage be defined as only between a man and a woman?
  231. Debate: Cartoon child porn
  232. Debate: Government subsidies of journalism
  233. Debate: Sudden-death overtime in NFL
  234. Debate: Developed world climate change debt to developing world
  235. Debate: Genetic screening
  236. Debate: Images of death in the media
  237. Debate: Atheism advertisements
  238. Debate: Death penalty exemption for mentally ill
  239. Debate: Palestinian right of return
  240. Debate: Terrorist suspect right to habeas corpus
  241. Debate: Human life as beginning at conception
  242. Debate: Value added tax (VAT)
  243. Debate: Death penalty for juveniles
  244. Debate: Electronic medical records
  245. Debate: Communism
  246. Debate: Socialism
  247. Debate: Credit cards for minors
  248. Debate: Death penalty for child rape
  249. Debate: Was the War in Iraq worth it?
  250. Debate: Emissions exemptions for China and India
  251. Debate: US ban on travel to Cuba
  252. Debate: Church involvement in politics
  253. Debate: Freeze on new Israeli settlements in Palestinian territories
  254. Debate: Terrorist suspect right to habeas corpus
  255. Debate: Is Scientology a religion?
  256. Debate: Judicial empathy
  257. Debate: Was the IRA justified?
  258. Debate: Junk food advertising ban
  259. Debate: Ticket scalping
  260. Debate: Corporate sponsorship of schools
  261. Debate: Should voters be required to show photo identification?
  262. Debate: DNA database of criminals
  263. Debate: Secular state
  264. Debate: Bush v. Gore
  265. Debate: Federal funding for embryonic stem cell research
  266. Debate: US nuclear weapons in Europe
  267. Debate: US arms sales to Taiwan
  268. Debate: Ban on mosque minaretes in Switzerland
  269. Debate: US sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan
  270. Debate: Mandatory drug tests of welfare recipients
  271. Debate: Legal recognition of sex changes
  272. Debate: Ban on cage fighting
  273. Debate: Does Israel have a right to exist?
  274. Debate: Should harming animals in laboratory tests be banned?
  275. Debate: Term limits for Supreme Court justices
  276. Debate: Lifetime appointment of supreme court justices
  277. Debate: Should parents put GPS implants in their children?
  278. Debate: One-party rule
  279. Debate: Jury nullification in the United States
  280. Debate: Civil unions vs. gay marriage
  281. Debate: Ivory trading
  282. Debate: "Too big to fail"
  283. Debate: Should churches be tax exempt?
  284. Debate: Do fathers have a right to be informed of an abortion?
  285. Debate: Compassionate clemency
  286. Debate: Racial quotas
  287. Debate: Male reproductive rights
  288. Debate: Male rights to opt-out of child support in unwanted pregnancies
  289. Debate: Abkhazia independence
  290. Debate: Premarital sex
  291. Debate: Chinese non-interventionism
  292. Debate: Nativity scenes on public property
  293. Debate: National lotteries
  294. Debate: Pornography
  295. Debate: Bikini baristas
  296. Debate: Should the Bible be used for swearing-in ceremonies and in courtrooms?
  297. Debate: Minimum weight requirements for models
  298. Debate: Forbidding communion to individuals over political beliefs
  299. Debate: Death penalty for child rape
  300. Debate: Expansion of the UN Security Council
  301. Debate: Should the voting age be reduced from 18 to 16?
  302. Debate: Living constitution
  303. Debate: Negotiating with terrorist groups
  304. Debate: Race-based political parties
  305. Debate: Should the Church deny communion to individuals holding opposing views?
  306. Debate: Single-party state
  307. Debate: Intelligent design
  308. Debate: Preventive war
  309. Debate: Privatizing national security
  310. Debate: Privatizing prisons
  311. Debate: Roma nation
  312. Debate: Muhammad cartoons controversy
  313. 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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