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From trash to treasure
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From trash to treasure

The healing power of art is one that is often forgotten or overlooked; oft remembered is the talent of the artist, the style of the painting, but, perhaps, what matters most is the way artists and their works are able to connect with the community, and how are has the […]

Freedom of (extremist) speech
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Freedom of (extremist) speech

When most people hear the word “extremist,” it makes them flinch. The term is associated, of course, with strong words and stronger sentiments, and so it would make sense that universities would not want extremist speakers being given a podium on campus. However, a new study by Universities UK asserts […]

Talking to Werner Herzog
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Talking to Werner Herzog

“A visionary film director”, “disturbing works” and “epic” are just some of the epithets that surround the figure and the film works of the German cinematic director Werner Herzog, screenwriter of films such as “Aguirre, the Wrath of God” or “Fitzcarraldo”, amongst many others, whose career also includes a number […]

Asylum Seekers: awareness week
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Asylum Seekers: awareness week

Many of them face social exclusion and marginalisation due to the legal limbo in which they find themselves, without the ability to exercise their most fundamental rights. The agency for UN refugees, Acnur, indicates that every year around 30,000 people seek asylum in the UK, of whom approximately 15% are […]

Turning towards the West
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Turning towards the West

Over the last decade everyone has been watching the East, specifically China and India, as the two new rising superpowers of the 21st century. However, experts inform us that the three requirements for a country to develop a powerful economy and global standing are a dynamic democratic system, a growing […]