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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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Employment tribunal fees ruled unlawful by the supreme court 1 minute ago Replies: 0
Gender pay gap equates to 1.2 billion women working for nothing 1 minute ago Replies: 10
1/3 of 11 year olds can't swim when they leave school 7 minutes ago Replies: 55
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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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Do we listen to the uninformed voter too much? 1 minute ago Replies: 26
We need to get tough on Paedos 1 Hour Ago Replies: 21
Jeremy Corbyn: I never said we would write off student debt. 1 Hour Ago Replies: 89
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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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Should terrorists be executed? 6 hours ago Replies: 10
Republicans' healthcare bill dissolves as GOP senators announce opposition. 7 hours ago Replies: 5
Why aren't people talking about this? 1 day ago Replies: 4
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Discuss issues related to past events, people, places, or old empires and civilisations.
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QUIZ: How many UK Prime Ministers can you name? 23 hours ago Replies: 18
"Horrible Histories not about teaching kids history" says writer 1 day ago Replies: 7
Should Adolf Hitler have been allowed free speech? 1 day ago Replies: 60
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Discuss the merits and deficiencies of political theories and philosophical questions.
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Micro Debate: Do video games cause violence? 4 hours ago Replies: 27
Only organ donors should be allowed to receive an organ? 1 day ago Replies: 173
Are we really here? 1 day ago Replies: 8
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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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Feminism, are we actually equal? 1 Hour Ago Replies: 83
What are the pros and cons of Western society? 1 Hour Ago Replies: 34
I have created the TSR's first Masculine Men society 6 hours ago Replies: 7
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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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A197 - Multiple Referenda Amendment 2017 1 Hour Ago Replies: 25
B1239 - Educational Indoctrination Bill 2017 1 Hour Ago Replies: 31
TSR Tory Question Time 1 Hour Ago Replies: 8061
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Model United Nations

TSR's Model United Nations

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Which countries will be next to leave the EU after the UK? 3 weeks ago Replies: 17
Britain in or out of the European 10-04-2017 Replies: 16
The European Bar Mk I - MEU Chat Thread 09-03-2017 Replies: 190
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