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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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Man beaten to death with baseball bats by gang 1 Hour Ago Replies: 20
MPs vote against animal sentience 1 Hour Ago Replies: 11
Mass immigration has completely changed parts of the UK 2 hours ago Replies: 136
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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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Critical services likely to collapse in next wave of Tory cuts 2 hours ago Replies: 11
Adams to stand down as Sinn Féin leader 3 hours ago Replies: 11
What do statistics and statisticians contribute to the practices of liberal governmen 6 hours ago Replies: 1
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International

Discuss events occurring around the world, relations between countries, or actions of any group or organization with an international focus.
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"Politicians who support anti-immigration policies are racist" 1 Hour Ago Replies: 1
Why has there been no terrorist attacks in Hungary and Poland? 2 hours ago Replies: 21
Why does India have such a big public defecation problem? 3 hours ago Replies: 67
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History

Discuss issues related to past events, people, places, or old empires and civilisations.
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Why didn't Africa Colonize europe? Help 1 day ago Replies: 24
What historic events happened on your birthday? 2 days ago Replies: 20
If you could meet any historical figure... 2 days ago Replies: 30
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Philosophy

Discuss the merits and deficiencies of political theories and philosophical questions.
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What is your definition of evil? 2 hours ago Replies: 13
Atheists, prove that God/Allah doesn't exist 2 hours ago Replies: 1353
Occupational therapist 11 hours ago Replies: 1
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Society

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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Why are people NOT homophobic?? 10 hours ago Replies: 586
Why is homosexuality always on television? 13 hours ago Replies: 334
Micro Debate: Should free speech be restricted? 13 hours ago Replies: 3
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Religion

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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Join a Party & Become an MP - MHoC Recruitment Thread 1 Hour Ago Replies: 7145
Speakers Statement 3 hours ago Replies: 20
The Commons Bar Mk XIV - MHoC Chat Thread 4 hours ago Replies: 2313
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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? 15-08-2017 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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