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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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Decolonising the curriculum 1 minute ago Replies: 43
Peppa Pig is 'unIslamic'. 2 minutes ago Replies: 29
Racist troll faces jail after harassing Labour MP 10 minutes ago Replies: 97
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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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Should the Brexit plan be published before we trigger article 50 ? 26 minutes ago Replies: 40
UK passes "most extreme surveillance law ever passed in a democracy" 50 minutes ago Replies: 172
Nigel Farage :A bigot with no real economic/social policy? 1 Hour Ago Replies: 26
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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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Italy's referendum 3 hours ago Replies: 39
It was funny when Trump won, but now., 3 hours ago Replies: 120
Loony Marine Le Pen is at it again 4 hours ago Replies: 1
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Discuss issues related to past events, people, places, or old empires and civilisations.
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Why are Jewish people in Britain so white? 4 hours ago Replies: 21
Tell me this doesn't boggle your mind a bit ? 23 hours ago Replies: 1
QUIZ: How well do you know the 60s? 1 day ago Replies: 1
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Discuss the merits and deficiencies of political theories and philosophical questions.
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If God exists, then who created HIM? HE DOESN'T EXIST! 6 minutes ago Replies: 353
Is being cynical/depressed delusional or being a realist? 10 hours ago Replies: 9
What would the world be like if money didn't exist? 11 hours ago Replies: 13
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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 people get screwed over 1 minute ago Replies: 32
How do people end up wanting to join the military? 1 Hour Ago Replies: 63
How would English women of working class (+her family) react to middle class spouse? 1 Hour Ago Replies: 1
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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 XIII - MHoC Chat Thread 22 minutes ago Replies: 3255
Ask the Speaker II 41 minutes ago Replies: 753
MHoC help thread 10 hours ago Replies: 448
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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? 4 hours ago Replies: 9
Vote on the future of the Model European Union 15-09-2016 Replies: 224
JK Rowling admitted her terror when she struck it rich: she isn't alone. 31-07-2016 Replies: 3
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