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If I could choose one government policy? Id abolish tuition fees | Josie Long 21.10.2014 Guardian: Comment is Free
Free education is not a crazy dream; some countries already have it. We should too, or we face a future where the study of literature or art becomes a luxury available to the rich alone When the government raised tuition fees, it made me angry and thirsty for political change. It felt as if they were taking away from people from poor backgrounds or on a low income the chance for social justice. The meaning of education changed from something that is inherently good and improving for society, to simply a means to being employable. Degrees became a transactional process about exchanging a qualification for money. Thats why, if I could choose any government policy, I would choose to abolish tuition fees. University is often seen as a middle-class pursuit. Historically, middle- and upper-class people gained an intellectual education, while working-class people were expected to learn practical trades. So when you talk about abolishing tuition fees, people often think youre only interested in the middle class. ...
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Egon Schiele: The Radical Nude review a feminist artist ahead of his time 21.10.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Cortauld Gallery, London The Austrian artists passionate love of women is illuminated in one of the most important and sexy exhibitions of the year Sex and stockings: Egon Schieles nudes in pictures Egon Schiele is the man who loved vaginas. He quite liked stockings, too, as the Courtauld Gallery reveals in its sensational exhibition of his erotic art. But while his delight in stereotypical garb how many colours of stockings did they manufacture in the last years of the Austro-Hungarian empire, anyway? may make him seem like just another male voyeur, his delight in the vagina sets him apart as an artist who not only lusts after but genuinely adores women. No one can call him phallocentric. Many great modern artists in his age lived in terror of women. Picassos explosive painting Les Demoiselles dAvignon is full of fear and loathing. The spectre of female sexuality is a jagged, castrating threat in this and other modernist images. The surrealists can also be branded misogynists for their obsessive ...
Dear White People: satire with bite but a fractured funny bone 21.10.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Justin Simiens satire offers up familiar stereotypes: black separatists, white-wannabes and liberals in denial. Its when we dont fit into any of them that the real race confusion starts Dear white people, dont dance. Thats one of the pieces of unasked-for advice delivered by Sam White, student at Ivy League establishment Winchester University, whose radio show Dear White People helps to keep the campus racial tensions simmering. Another? Dear white people, the minimum requirement of black friends needed to not seem racist has just been raised to two. Sorry, but your weed man, Tyrone, does not count. Sams show gives Dear White People, the debut feature from writer/director Justin Simien, its title and her calm but ferociously judgmental voice speaks loudest, clearest and longest. But just as Dear White People seems to be a valentine to Sam (Veronica Marss Tessa Thompson) and her withering dismissal of the black students she sees as tap-dancing for white approval and the white students clownishly adopting ...
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Workshop on ‘Contemporary Sculpture’ begins 21.10.2014 Star of Mysore
Workshop on ‘Contemporary Sculpture’ begins
BJP accuses Akhilesh of failing poll promises 21.10.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
The BJP on Tuesday accused the Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh of failing to live up to its poll ...
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Another MSG? PM Modi to address Diaspora in Australia 21.10.2014 Rediff: News
Preparations are in full swing in Australia to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi who will address a huge gathering of the Indian diaspora in Sydney on November 17, which may recreate the Madison Square moment.
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Raphael Ravenscroft, Baker Street saxophonist, dies aged 60 21.10.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Musician who played on Gerry Raffertys 1978 hit and worked with Marvin Gaye and Daft Punk dies of suspected heart attack

The musician behind one of the most recognisable saxophone solos on Gerry Raffertys hit Baker Street has died aged 60.

Raphael Ravenscroft, who found fame almost overnight following the release of the 1978 track, went on to work with music icons including Pink Floyd, Abba and Marvin Gaye. More recently he worked as a session musician for pop artists Daft Punk and Duffy.

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PM Narendra Modi to Spend Diwali in Flood-Hit Srinagar - NDTV 21.10.2014 Google News India
PM Narendra Modi to Spend Diwali in Flood-Hit Srinagar NDTV New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted today that he would spend Diwali, on Thursday, in flood-hit Srinagar. "Will be in Srinagar on Diwali, 23d October & will spend the day with our sisters & brothers affected by the unfortunate floods," PM ...
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Standing ovation at Met Opera despite protest 21.10.2014 Sify News
A Metropolitan Opera performance of a show critics say glorifies Palestinian terrorists has ended with a standing ovation drowning out scattered boos.
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CSOs appeal 21.10.2014 Manipur: E-Pao
CSOs appeal
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Politicians join protest outside Met over opera 21.10.2014 Sify News
Politicians including former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Peter King joined a crowd of demonstrators outside the Metropolitan Opera on Monday as part of an ongoing protest
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Students block VC but deny gherao 21.10.2014 Telegraph: Calcutta
Jadavpur University vice-chancellor Abhijit Ckakrabarti was prevented from leaving his office on Monday evening by a group of students who demanded to know why he had got them "beaten up by police" if he thought they were "like his santan (children)".
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Nitish blows battle bugle 21.10.2014 Telegraph: Front Page
Patna, Oct. 20: Nitish Kumar today hit the streets for the first time after quitting as chief minister and blew the bugle heralding the "beginning of a war" on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "selectively" neglecting Bihar.
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Rabbi leads vigil outside Met to protest opera 21.10.2014 Sify News
A prominent New York rabbi led a prayer vigil outside the Metropolitan Opera on Monday ahead of the premiere of "The Death of Klinghoffer," which opponents say glorifies Palestinian terrorists.
Case Study workshop 20.10.2014 DNA: Urban Tales
Student entrepreneur competition More than 30 students from colleges across the city participated in the Mumbai leg of Tata First Dot, a platform for student entrepreneurs to access more knowledge, networks, resources and recognition for their start ups. At the end of the competition which will take place in 20 cities across India, the winning start-ups based on judges and people's choice will receive professional mentoring from various entrepreneurs, angel investors, mentors, experts and other student start-ups. Creative careers seminar Pearl Academy organised the Creative Career Conclave on October 17 in Mumbai. More than 200 students and parents participated in the conclave where fashion, film, art and design professionals shared information about different new age and creative careers. The objective of the session was to provide students with knowledge, perspective and the required momentum with regards to different creative careers. UK scholarships The GREAT Britain Scholarships – India 2015 were ...
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Nitish leads dharna to press for special status 20.10.2014 Patna News, News from Patna, Bihar| Latest Patna News - Times of India Patna and Bihar News
Former Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Monday made his first public appearance after stepping down in May and sat on a dharna as part of a statewide protest against the Narendra Modi government going back on its poll promise of providing special category status to ...
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The Extinction Marathon: the art world's bid to save the human race 20.10.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page

Yoko Ono, Gilbert and George, Gustav Metzger, Lily Cole and dozens of scientists and anthropologists come together at Londons Serpentine Gallery to confront the end of humanity

On Saturday, one of the seven northern white rhinos left on this planet died, leaving just a single breeding male to ensure the survival of a species aggressively hunted into near-extinction.

This was the haunting and apt backdrop for the ninth festival of ideas held at Londons Serpentine Gallery, a two-day marathon that this year grappled with the topic of extinction and the worryingly prescient spectre of the end of the human race.

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Jadavpur University erupts again vice chancellor gheraoed 20.10.2014 Hindustan Times: India
The students of Jadavpur University gheraoed vice chancellor Abhijit Chakraborty on Monday evening for about an hour and a half stoking the dying embers of their agitation once ...
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Dave Gibbons, first comics laureate: Theyre not just cheap, lurid entertainment 20.10.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Watchmen artist spearheads campaign to improve child literacy in the UK by using comics and graphic novels Carol Ann Duffy has been flying the flag for poetry as the UKs poet laureate for the last five years, while childrens laureate Malorie Blackman has been championing kids books since last summer. Now theres a new laureate in town in the shape of Dave Gibbons, the bestselling graphic novelist and Watchmen artist who has just been named the UKs first comics laureate. Gibbons, who collaborated with Alan Moore on the critically acclaimed graphic novel Watchmen and who has also worked on 2000AD and Doctor Who, was appointed to the biennial role by new comics charity Comics Literacy Awareness. He will spend his two-year stint, which starts in February, acting as an ambassador for comics and their potential to improve literacy. He will be championing the role of comics in getting children to read as well as visiting schools and attending training events for staff and education ...
At Dharna, Nitish Kumar Attacks PM Modi For 'Neglecting' Bihar 20.10.2014 NDTV National
Former Bihar chief minister and Janata Dal-United leader Nitish Kumar today staged a day-long "dharna" (sit-in) in Patna to put pressure on the central government to accord special category status to ...
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