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Thinking on Conflagration

It is Holi, 2015. I am reading this.

http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21645729-quarter-century-after-end-cold-war-world-faces-growing-threat-nuclear?fsrc=nlw%7Chig%7C5-03-2015%7C

The nuclear bomb was meant to be a frightening inducement to peace, as if humans as a species could be collectively made to behave peaceably under the overwhelming threat of a weapon-overlord. 721 more words

Politics

MSFW 2014 Day Two: Ermmm...maybe not!

Here I was all set to hit up day two of MSFW with Imagined Futures | Design Tomorrow where I was excited to learn how to take pieces from the runway and style them into every day wear. 149 more words

People & Places

Education and equality: A critique of the ‘poverty of aspiration’ agenda

post by JON RAINFORD & KIM ALLEN
University of Bedfordshire and Manchester Metropolitan University

A recent post on this blog by Penny-Jane Burke referred to the idea of ‘raising aspirations’ as a central motif of government higher education policy. 959 more words

Social Justice SIG