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{{header2a|header=Introduction to Debate and Current Affairs|body=Debate and Current Affairs is The Student Room's hub of all things discussion. Topical news stories, historical interests, political flairs, international know-hows, or religious persuasions can all be discussed or debated here. If you need to brush up on your general knowledge, or there's just those two people who are wrong on the internet at 3am, this is the place for you. Debate and Current Affairs has seen almost half a million topics discussed so far accumulating almost a staggering five million posts. We've seen visits from Gordon Brown, Nick Clegg, and David Cameron during the 2010 General Election, as well as Lord Browne and David Willetts on discussions about rising student tuition fees. So here's your chance to get your voice heard and make your impact, get involved!

Sections in Debate and Current Affairs

Current Affairs

Got a breaking news topic or want to post the most recent issues for sensible, on-topic discussion? This is the forum for you.
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The world as we know it is falling apart 2 hours ago Replies: 4
Trump to nazis: "Very fine people", Trump to Black protesters "sons of b*ches" 2 hours ago Replies: 15
Uber loses licence to operate in London 3 hours ago Replies: 201
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UK Politics

Discuss issues related to the politics of the UK, such as the actions of any MP, any current or potential law, or any other factor affecting the British political system.
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My transformation over time 5 hours ago Replies: 22
Petition For Universal basic income 6 hours ago Replies: 60
What is the point of the labour party? 8 hours ago Replies: 121
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Discuss events occurring around the world, relations between countries, or actions of any group or organization with an international focus.
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Genocide is happening again 6 hours ago Replies: 1
Anyone from Finland? 6 hours ago Replies: 3
Why do so many Muslims still love Erdogan? 6 hours ago Replies: 16
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Discuss issues related to past events, people, places, or old empires and civilisations.
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Should Adolf Hitler have been allowed free speech? 1 day ago Replies: 64
This Day in History: Post Your Facts! 6 days ago Replies: 3
Aliens living among us (for longer than you thought) 1 week ago Replies: 7
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Discuss the merits and deficiencies of political theories and philosophical questions.
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An answer to "Prove that God does not exist" 1 day ago Replies: 261
Atheists, prove that God/Allah doesn't exist 2 days ago Replies: 1053
Pro-life society... 4 days ago Replies: 295
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Discuss issues that have a social and cultural impact, including but not limited to issues such as racism, teenage pregnancies, the social impact of religion, and the state of the education system.
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Global Overpopulation 5 minutes ago Replies: 16
How many genders are there? 9 minutes ago Replies: 74
What is wrong with wanting this country to remain as a 'white' country? 2 hours ago Replies: 475
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Discuss religious, spiritual, and theological issues concerning Christianity, Judaism, Islam, or any other religion.

Model Assemblies

Join the TSR Model House of Commons today and have a go at being a Member of Parliament.

You can get involved with your chosen political party, show how you would run the country by writing laws, and also have a chance to discuss politics with a friendly, like-minded community.

Model House of Commons

TSR's Model Parliament

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Ask the Speaker II 2 hours ago Replies: 3371
By-Election for the 25th Parliament. 5 hours ago Replies: 166
TSR Liberal Party Question Time 8 hours ago Replies: 4047
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Model United Nations

TSR's Model United Nations

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USA things to be changed to further develop the country. Do you have any ideas? 14-08-2017 Replies: 8
Which countries will be next to leave the EU after the UK? 29-06-2017 Replies: 17
Britain in or out of the European 10-04-2017 Replies: 16
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