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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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Trump fires Mcmaster and hires Bolton as new security advisor 12 minutes ago Replies: 3
Birmingham - Second City?? 34 minutes ago Replies: 91
Southern & Petibone suing the U.K. for denying entry due to their political views 56 minutes ago Replies: 194
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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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When did universities become left wing? 50 minutes ago Replies: 49
The case for a white identity politics 1 hour ago Replies: 33
Brexit is an idiotic mistake - calendar week 11 summary 2 hours ago Replies: 4
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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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Lt General McMaster resigns from position as Trump's National Security Advisor 9 hours ago Replies: 0
Donald Trump's top lawyer resigns 10 hours ago Replies: 13
Pashtuns, do you want a Pashtunistan? 1 day ago Replies: 168
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Discuss issues related to past events, people, places, or old empires and civilisations.
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Which inventions changed the world the most? 9 hours ago Replies: 82
What are German children taught about their history? 1 day ago Replies: 5
Need History, ancestry help 3 days ago Replies: 1
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Discuss the merits and deficiencies of political theories and philosophical questions.
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Despite being pseudoscience, why are star signs so accurate? 48 minutes ago Replies: 27
Does God Exist? 12 hours ago Replies: 343
If people have souls when do they 'enter' the body? 1 day ago Replies: 1
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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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Britain is the best country in the world? 7 minutes ago Replies: 14
Making friends 12 minutes ago Replies: 8
Why should I care about my 'white privelege'? 1 hour ago Replies: 324
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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 XIV - MHoC Chat Thread 8 hours ago Replies: 3226
M478 - Motion to Condemn the South African Government for Racism 8 hours ago Replies: 24
P78 - Protection of Women only places 9 hours ago Replies: 18
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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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