Aberdeen

Current Affairs

It meets 2 to 4pm on the third Tuesday of the month.The venue is Northern Arts Club, 8 Bon Accord Square. The aim of the group is to debate 3 or 4 issues in some depth but also to look at current affairs in a wider context. Each month we select items of interest for the following meeting but retaining some degree of flexibility in case something of import arises that we wish to debate. Members will be expected to have given the issues some thought before the discussion.

15/09/15. The migrant crisis. What is the answer?
The Harry Clark enquiry. Has there been justice?
The continuing terrorist threat following the train attack in France.
Is Jeremy Corbyn a future prime minister or a man living in the past?

20/10/15 Mercy killings
The monarchy
Syrian crisis
Corruption

17/11/15 EU referendum
Big Brother and Edward Snowden. Read and discuss Luke Harding's "The
Snowden Files."
China
Corruption

19/09/17 New session of Current Affairs group starts.

21/11/17 Should there be a restriction on foreign takeovers of business interests in the UK?
Issues surrounding harassment and the abuse of power with particular focus on recent revelations
in parliament and the entertainment industry.
TV documentaries in the last month starting with " My week as a Muslim"
A topic chosen by the group.

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