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Is Rose-Möhring Nitpicking the German Anthem?

Is Rose-Möhring Nitpicking the German Anthem?

March 13, 2018

From now on you are not allowed to say "mother tongue". Nor is the word “fraternize” allowed. After all, both words carry gender, implying that the mother tongue is only the language spoken by mot...

Is less really more? Living in a 140 character, 10 second world

Is less really more? Living in a 140 character, 10 second world

November 19, 2017

The internet is arguably the greatest and most impactful invention of this generation. It is almost impossible to get through a day without using the internet. We use it for many different purposes. We...

When Is The Pen Not Mighty Enough?

When Is The Pen Not Mighty Enough?

November 1, 2017

I ask the class a question and wait.  As the silence lingers for longer than is normal, I ask again.  A few pairs of fleeting eyes look up briefly but then immerse themselves back in their screen. ...

Harvey Weinstein – Another Symptom of Hollywood’s Misogyny

Harvey Weinstein – Another Symptom of Hollywood’s Misogyny

October 23, 2017

Many are led to believe that women and men are truly equal in today’s society. When looking up from your law book however, you will realise that reality does not lie in written text. Sure, theoretical...

Expanding Life Education

Expanding Life Education

October 21, 2017

The consequences of the First World War, the evolution of the English language and proof by induction are important knowledge that students receive from school education. From a student’s perspective,...

Technology: The way forward – or is it?

Technology: The way forward – or is it?

October 21, 2017

About a week ago new lights were installed in my house, the fancy kind without real lightbulbs. In order for that to happen the old lightbulbs that we’d used were taken down, which, inevitably, remind...

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