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Rowan Williams calls on Cambridge University to divest from fossil fuels

The Guardian - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Williams says climate change is a 'life and death question' for many around the world. Photograph: Murdo MacLeod for the Guardian.
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Rowan Williams Blesses Campaign for Cambridge to Divest from Fossil Fuels

Newsweek - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Former Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams came out in support of Cambridge Zero Carbon Society's student campaign this week, calling on the university to divest from fossil fuels.
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For the love of God: how Rowan Williams illuminates the philosophy of St Augustine

New Statesman - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Rowan Williams has very astute comparisons to make with Rousseau. Augustine's Confessions is not intended to be an autobiography, in either the ancient or the modern sense.
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In this week's magazine | The new facism

New Statesman - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Michael Heseltine on the EU referendum: Why Brexit would be “catastrophic”, Thatcher would have voted Remain, and the UK will one day join the euro.

A nervous breakdown in the body politic

New Statesman - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Are we too complacent in thinking that the toxic brew of paranoia and populism that brought Hitler to power will never be repeated?
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Listen: Schools Minister Nick Gibb gets SATs question for 11-year-olds wrong

New Statesman - ‎9 hours ago‎
The new fascism: the echoes of Nazi populism in today's politics. By Rowan Williams · Everything adds up for Edinburgh's Fintech boom.

SRSLY #42: Drake, Witless and The West Wing

New Statesman - ‎6 hours ago‎
On the pop culture podcast this week: Drake's new album Views, BBC Three comedy-drama Witless and the first ever episode of The West Wing.

Under lock and key: inside the fairytale world of Helen Oyeyemi

New Statesman - ‎14 hours ago‎
Sure enough, the subject of the class is the history of puppetry; Gepetta is struck by the presence of Rowan Wayland, already settled in the room.
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It's time the SNP's terrible record in government was exposed

New Statesman - ‎11 hours ago‎
Do not expect the SNP to apologise for these failings anytime soon. They do not really need to, so successful have they have been in creating a new paradigm in Scottish politics.
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Relax – there's new evidence that mindfulness actually works

New Statesman - ‎11 hours ago‎
The relaxation therapy could prevent relapses in sufferers of depression, according to a new study. By Hasan Chowdhury. Follow @@_hasanc · Print HTML.

Leave campaigners are doing down Britain's influence in Europe

New Statesman - ‎15 hours ago‎
Last week the Leave campaign's Priti Patel took to the airwaves to bang on about the perils of EU regulation, claiming it is doing untold damage to small businesses in the UK.

“Driving Through the Pit Town”: a poem by Rory Waterman

New Statesman - ‎15 hours ago‎
Rory Waterman lives in Nottingham. His debut collection, Tonight the Summer's Over, is a PBS Recommendation and was shortlisted for the Seamus Heaney Prize.

Letters: Doctors on either side of the picket line stand against Hunt's contract - ‎May 2, 2016‎
... Dr Stephen Barrett, Dr Antonia Boyce, Dr Chris Kane, Dr Lauren Gavanagh, Dr Taryn Youngstein, Dr Amar Mashru, Dr Bethan Goulden, Dr Sarah Alhuhail, Mr Parag Sayal, Dr Chris Day, Caroline Jones, Phil Whitaker, Rowan McCarthy, Dr Katherine Brooks ...

O'Malias settle zoning dispute with Stell Enterprises, agree to buy land adjacent to their farm

Wilkes Barre Times-Leader - ‎11 hours ago‎
The O'Malias' attorney, Williams Higgs, said he considered the outcome a win. “I think this was a wise thing to do ... Attendee Lindsay Rowan said she believed the proposed purchase of the property was “a resolution and not a solution.” Referring to ...

The dog at the end of the lead may be small, but in fact what I'm walking is a hound of love

New Statesman - ‎May 2, 2016‎
There is a new, hairy face in the Hovel. I seem to have become a temporary co-owner of an enthusiastic Chorkie. A Chorkie, in case you're not quite up to speed with your canine crossbreeds, is a mixture of a chihuahua and a Yorkshire Terrier, and while ...

It's time for Cambridge to divest from fossil fuels

Varsity Online - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
This document is a very remarkable achievement in itself, representing a fusion of serious and wide-ranging research, lucid argument and moral passion.

High School Playoff, Conference Tournament pairings

Charlotte Observer - ‎May 2, 2016‎
4A West: Mallard Creek at NW Guilford; Ardrey Kell at Myers Park; Hough vs. Page; West Forsyth at Lake Norman; Porter Ridge at Watauga; SW Guilford at Skyland Roberson; Providence at W-S Reynolds; Greensboro Grimsley at Charlotte Catholic.

Notes from a crime scene: what Seymour Hersh knows

New Statesman - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Xan Rice meets the tireless Seymour Hersh to talk My Lai, pricey coffee and Bin Laden. By Xan Rice · Follow @@xanrice · Print HTML.

Cobra beer owner Lord Bilimoria says these 3 things kept his business afloat during financial crises

Business Insider - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Lord Bilimoria said:"The best definition of integrity that I've heard came from Rowan Williams, the former Archbishop of Canterbury and now master of Magdalene College, Cambridge, who told me it comes from the Latin word integritas , which means ...

Music exam success for county pupils

Tenby Observer - ‎15 hours ago‎
Clarinet: Marnee Harteveld (Milford Haven Junior) grade silver music medal; Justin Henderson (Milford Haven Junior) grade copper music medal; Toby Williams (Milford Haven Junior) grade copper music medal; Alicia Thomas (Milford Haven Junior) grade ...