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Maths is beautiful

Time for another maths blog!

Beauty is rarely the first word that comes to mind when one thinks about maths, however by using the art of data visualisation we can easily change that. 155 more words

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Welfare state 5

What should the role of the state in helping its citizens?

It is compulsory for the state to provide its citizens with social, economic, health, defense and protection. 311 more words

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NAOMI KLEIN'S PEOPLE SHOCK

THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING by Naomi Klein (Allen Lane, 2013)

“It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends on his not understanding” 583 more words

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Zig-Zagging Towards a PhD -- Part 3: University of Michigan

The University of Michigan welcomed us with open arms. I got all the same admission papers as Carol did. The Admissions people basically said, “Anyone qualified for graduate study at the University of Chicago is OK for Michigan.” Apparently Michigan and Chicago were in some kind of University Alliance that permitted the easy transfer of students from one U to another in the group. 931 more words

In An Ideal World: The Political Apathy of Youth

In an ideal world… young people would realise their own power!

So on February 5th it is NVRD (National Voter Registration Day), a day being used to promote and encourage people, particularly young people, to vote. 1,615 more words

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