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NFVF TV &Film Bursary now open

The NFVF, South Africa’s leading television and film industry advancement custodians, is now accepting applications for students who want to study TV and Film in any recognized higher education institution in South Africa. 169 more words

Articles

On the Wealth of Nations: Ruchir Sharma – Financial winners and losers

by Shay Gillams

Finally. At Ways With Words it’s been six days of left wing opinion, so at this brilliant talk by the Morgan Stanley Head of Emerging Markets Equity team, it was really rather refreshing to have some capitalist views and cold, hard economics, without any pandering to the beliefs of the audience. 555 more words

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Back to School for Me!

You know yourself: “I’m just going out for milk, I won’t bother bringing the phone.”

Oops. A missed call from a number I didn’t recognise. 196 more words

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Lord, what fools these mortals be: Diana Darke – Inside Syria

by Shay Gillams

What comes to mind when someone mentions Syria? Bombing, Daesh, IS, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, drone strikes, terrorists, President Assad and civil war, all jump to the forefront of our collective consciousness on the topic. 791 more words

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Words to Educate: Roy Hattersley, Joan Bakewell, Joseph Stiglitz – The Next 25 Years in Politics

by Shay Gillams

During this highly informative and packed-out talk, in the Great Hall of the Dartington Estate on the 9th of July 2016, there was a huge amount of information covered about the broad topic of “The next 25 years in politics”, far too much to be summarised in a single article, so I’ve decided to cover only the USA’s presidential election. 621 more words

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Words to Surprise: Joan Bakewell – Defying Time

by Shay Gillams

At 5pm on Friday 8th July, amidst informative talks on the (incorrectly named) Peasant’s revolt and the future for socialism by Melvyn Bragg and Roy Hattersley respectively, the audience at Dartington Ways with Words were treated by a somewhat surprising talk by the journalist, labour peer and author – Joan Bakewell. 425 more words

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