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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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Cabinet resignations [Official Thread]: Sajid Javid and Rishi Sunak resign 2 minutes ago Replies: 168
Canada trials decriminalising cocaine, MDMA and other drugs 47 minutes ago Replies: 12
AstraZeneca: Vaccine death payout of £120k 'inadequate' - fiancée 5 hours ago Replies: 46
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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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Will this be Boris Johnson's final week in office? 2 minutes ago Replies: 2
More proof the UK is becoming f*scist 23 hours ago Replies: 12
Next Conservative leader speculation thread 1 day ago Replies: 15
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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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Discuss issues related to past events, people, places, or old empires and civilisations.
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2022 TSR LGBTQ+ History Quiz! 6 days ago Replies: 9
Who is Smarter? Nikola Tesla or Albert Einstein 2 weeks ago Replies: 44
'WW1 - An Unjustified War' comments on this? 2 weeks ago Replies: 16
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Discuss the merits and deficiencies of political theories and philosophical questions.
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Killing in the name of... 6 hours ago Replies: 12
Progressive scholars discuss the possible justifications for “after-birth abortion” 2 days ago Replies: 97
Why don't the Bible/Quran mention the dinosaurs? 3 weeks ago Replies: 181
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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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Honest thoughts about London's culture? 3 hours ago Replies: 2
The Trans Debate. 5 hours ago Replies: 10
Should police be at Pride? 6 hours ago Replies: 13
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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.

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