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We are delighted to be able to release the term card for Hilary Term 2021! The committee has worked hard all vacation putting together this fantastic programme of speakers and events - we look forward to seeing you at one of them!

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Author Steven Pinker on academic free speech: "This issue is that legitimate scholarly inquiries... that have met standards of quality gets quashed" because they are "unpopular opinions." @sapinker

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Author Steve Pinker on state of progress: "Progress is a real phenomenon; not a matter of "optimism". But progress does not equal perfection." @sapinker

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Author Steve Pinker on understanding the pandemic: 'infectious disease is the rule in life, not the exception.' Though they 'inevitably set back progress.' @sapinker

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Our second event of the week starts in 10 minutes! Don't miss our interview with author and linguist Steven Pinker @sapinker

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Replying to @ChengkaiX: First @OxfordUnion event with President Price @jamespriceglos in year 2021! @SenatorReid describes how 'the Senate has becom…

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Former Senator Harry Reid on the biggest issue facing us today, besides COVID: 'We have to recognise that climate change is here. It's here now.' @SenatorReid

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Former Senator Harry Reid on President-elect Joe Biden: "I do not accept the fact that Joe Biden is missing a step at all... He doesn't walk, he runs." @SenatorReid

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First @OxfordUnion event with President Price @jamespriceglos in year 2021! @SenatorReid describes how 'the Senate has become a shadow of its former self' under Mitch McConnell.

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Harry Reid, @SenatorReid , on the state of the Republican Party: 'As long as it is the Donald Trump party it is bad for this country and bad for the world.'

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Our first speaker event of Hilary Term with US Politician Harry Reid starts at 8pm! Make sure to follow for highlights from the event!

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Replying to @OxUnionLibrary: It's Monday of 1st week already! For those @OxfordUnion members in Oxford over the coming weeks, don't forget you can b…

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It's Monday of 1st week already! For those @OxfordUnion members in Oxford over the coming weeks, don't forget you can borrow or return books from us. Book an appointment here:

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Replying to @jamespriceglos: For my first @OxfordUnion event of the term, I thought I would take this quiet, parsimonious time in US politics to int…

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For my first @OxfordUnion event of the term, I thought I would take this quiet, parsimonious time in US politics to interview former Senate Majority Leader @SenatorReid.

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Replying to @OxfordUnion: The Oxford Union has a new official @LinkedIn page! Follow us at for regular updates and to keep i…

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The Oxford Union has a new official @LinkedIn page! Follow us at for regular updates and to keep in touch with members past and present. Former committee members, please transfer details of your employment to this new page so we can remain in contact.

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‘A landmark moment’ for the UK’s fight against #COVID19: today we welcome the news that @MHRAgovuk has authorised the safe & effective #OxfordVaccine for emergency use in the UK >>

Congratulations to all involved in this game-changing development to beat the virus and get back to normal!

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Dr. Anthony Fauci at @OxfordUnion tonight on #vaccinepolitics: vaccines represent one of the safest health interventions and it is extremely rare to see long range effects with vaccines, especially with the hundreds of millions of people involved.

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Dr. Anthony Fauci at @OxfordUnion tonight on similarities between dealing with COVID-19 and the #HIV pandemic: community involvement is particularly important in coming up with an effective solution.

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Dr. Anthony Fauci at @OxfordUnion tonight on areas for reform in the @WHO: member states tend to do things as they want to and don't follow the guidance from the central organisation, which gets in the way of the organisation's impact.

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Dr. Anthony Fauci at @OxfordUnion tonight on rebuilding public confidence in medical advice: we need to be transparent about our reasoning, release as much data as possible, and avoid secrecy.

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