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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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Video of Arberys death shows him attacking men that then shot him 46 minutes ago Replies: 6
Coronavirus Megathread Part II 1 hour ago Replies: 784
More than 40% of Republicans think Bill Gates will use a COVID19 vaccine to chip them 2 hours ago Replies: 16
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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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In your view, was leaving Europe a mistake for Britain? 2 hours ago Replies: 125
boyfriend constantly cuts me off 2 hours ago Replies: 5
Dominic Cummings Breaches Lockdown Rules 2 hours ago Replies: 307
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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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Countries with the most interesting history. 8 hours ago Replies: 9
What was the most important advancement made in technology in the past 100 years? 8 hours ago Replies: 9
why is david lloyd george not held in the same revere as Churchill? 1 week ago Replies: 7
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Discuss the merits and deficiencies of political theories and philosophical questions.
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What are the differences between a neurotypical brain and an autistic one? 15 hours ago Replies: 2
If God exists, why do you suppose He created us? 1 day ago Replies: 129
Does maths exist inside or down outside the universe? 3 days ago Replies: 17
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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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Is ‘white trash’ a racist term? 45 minutes ago Replies: 94
Is small government a good idea? 1 hour ago Replies: 4
The Vegan Debate 2 hours ago Replies: 166
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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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The Commons Bar Mk XV - MHoC Chat Thread 59 minutes ago Replies: 1328
Party Activity Levels 1 hour ago Replies: 817
M599 – Doctors and Nurses Motion 2020 4 hours ago Replies: 118
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Model United Nations

TSR's Model United Nations

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