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“Ekta Chhotto Byapar” (A Small Thing)

Following the events of the night of the 17th of September, and the ensuing allegations of the VC that the students and some outsiders (namely, students of other colleges in Kolkata) were trying to murder him, the Calcutta High Court passed a ruling that made JU ID cards the passport to enter the campus. 1,635 more words


The Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought: The European Parliament honours outstanding human rights defenders

by Barbara Santibanez, GEF Ambassador for France.

Among the different initiatives which the European Parliament (EP) implements and supports to promote human rights, the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought might be unknown to most young Europeans. 717 more words

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On Liberal Education

“Learning and teaching are mysterious processes. To understand them fully would mean to discover the secret of our lives. For we are, perhaps above anything else, learning and teaching animals.

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Contemplative Political Philosophy

Unapologetic ranting

Layoff, albeit euphemism for fired, is not a positive word. It isn’t nice on the ears, and definitely not nice to be on the receiving end of  it. 920 more words

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Politically Correct Australia: Professor accused of sending racist, sexually abusive emails suspended by University of Sydney

Let’s demonize a man for using the word “chinky-poos.” Whatever happened to the idea that a white man is entitled to his own opinions?

Put Professor Spurr back to work immediately and let the chinky-poos suck a lemon. 188 more words

FWPP 11 : 99 problems and the Universe ain't 1 (Part II)

PART II of the previous post in this category:

The World revolves around Us

So even though there are roughly 7 000 000 000 people on this planet, we only know a handful up to a few thousand by name or from having spoken with face-to-face during our lifetime. 2,072 more words


1 step forward, 10 steps back

The aggravating situation about this republic’s democracy.

When i thought we finally get a glimmer of hope with the result of recent presidential election, THIS… 1,253 more words

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