26 novembre 2017

What’s the modern purpose of the welfare state?

The Guardian homeWas it conceived as a necessary bulwark to a moribund, failing capitalism, or is it an active creator of destitution, or something to be cherished? Guardian readers discuss. More...

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I'm a lecturer, and I don't feel I can speak freely any more

The Guardian homeAs lecturers, we’re supposed to teach our students how to examine arguments critically. How can we do this when we’re accused of bias and stifling free speech. More...

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Brexit is hindering research collaboration, say EU universities

The Guardian homeNational university organisations across Europe have warned that uncertainty about the UK’s continued involvement in European programmes after 2019 is already causing problems, and demanded faster progress in Brexit talks. More...

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Cambridge academics seek to 'decolonise' English syllabus

The Guardian homeUniversity condemns abuse directed at group of students who sought to broaden literature studies to include black authors. More...

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The ‘decolonise’ Cambridge row is yet another attack on students of colour

The Guardian homeThe way Lola Olufemi has been treated by the press is painfully familiar. But it won’t stop us from fighting to reform curriculums at universities. More...

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Record numbers apply for places at Oxbridge and medical schools

The Guardian homeLast year’s post-Brexit decline is reversed as Ucas receives more than 61,000 applications by early October deadline. More...

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Do 'no platform' policies threaten free speech at uni? Students share their views

The Guardian homeOur panel responds to the government’s clampdown on student unions which ‘no platform’ controversial speakers. More...

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Universities! Here's your treachery-free post-Brexit syllabus

The Guardian homeUniversities! What are they like? If they’re not taking money from people who don’t even use them like no other public service ever, they’re championing anti-Brexit thinking! Just because they rely on things like knowledge and education and analysis and expertise and study and facts and an awareness of how reality works, they think they can defy the will of some of the people at a particular point in time from over a year ago? Such arrogance! Such elitism. More...

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Cambridge student accuses Telegraph of inciting hatred in books row

The Guardian homeA Cambridge student has accused the media of a “very targeted form of harassment” after she was “flooded” with racist and sexist abuse for criticising the lack of black and ethnic minority authors on the university’s English course. More...

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A tricky centenary for Theresa May to celebrate

The Guardian homeTheresa May said at prime minister’s questions this week that she thinks it is important that we mark the centenary of the election of the first female MP next year. Since the woman in question was Constance Markievicz, a member of Sinn Féin who had been imprisoned and sentenced to death for her part in the fighting in Dublin in 1916, I look forward Mrs May’s taking part in this commemoration with great interest. More...

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