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The Casual Vacancy: Review

Title & Author: The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling
Genre: Literary fiction, novels
Synopsis (from Goodreads):

A BIG NOVEL ABOUT A SMALL TOWN … 985 more words

Books

These statistics illustrate the persistent class divide at Britain's elite firms

Access to upper-crust professions is one of the surest paths to upward social mobility, and it’s often unavailable to the working class. That’s especially true of jobs at elite firms in the UK, where  632 more words

The 5th Circuit Court Upheld Strict Texas Abortion Law, but What Does this Mean for Women?

The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans, Louisiana ruled to uphold a Texas law which requires abortion clinics to meet the standards of outpatient surgical centers. 372 more words

Religion

Posh Kids vs The Common Folk

Since the beginning of society it has been us vs them.  The concept that being born into wealth somehow makes them have more value as a human being.  100 more words

Life's Lessons

the culture of poverty

A couple of days ago I was speaking to a colleague in my department about pretty much whatever, as it was a Friday afternoon work social and awkward as anything (one of those illustrations of pluralism- of which I am not necessarily critical). 298 more words