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Debatepedia is a wiki of the International Debate Education Association (IDEA), Debatemedia, Inc., and QuadOne Software that has the ambitious mission of becoming the "Wikipedia of Debate". On it, debaters, students, and citizens of all stripes can co-create an encyclopedia of debates, pro and con arguments, and complete bodies of supporting evidence, quotes, and links to articles and studies that support particular arguments. It’s also a place for documenting the positions of the key politicians, organizations, and leaders involved in important debates. We encourage you to create and account and edit on Debatepedia, primarily as a personal tool for document the arguments you find in the world and helping organize and frame your thinking on the most important debates to you.

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