Recommendation 1 from ‘The Guardian’

Article Name:‘We need to keep talking about depression’

By: ‘Mark Rice-Oxley’

An issue to be addressed

Summary:

The article talks of the opening up of the people regarding the discussions of depression, stating how the disease has been prevalent across history, in what forms and to whom all. Talking about what all individuals face during a depression and the need to eliminate the stigma attached with it, the writer tries to elucidate what the term actually means, giving a few lines written by one of his critics.

Read the full article here.

Learn Words from the article:

Candour: Ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty
Egregious: Conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible
Scourge: Something causing misery or death

Recommendation 2 from ‘The New York Times’

Article Name:‘Homeless Veterans: Whose Responsibility?’

By: ‘Editorial’

Veterans n the streets?

Summary:

The article talks about the Veterans’ anger towards the US government for not showing any concern for the veterans, despite there being adequate resources. Highlighting the lack of housing and talking about a federal lawsuit filed, it mentions some other details regarding the case and the desperate need cited by some advocates.

Read the full article here.

Learn Words from the article:

Veteran: A person who has served in the armed forces
Deeded: Transfer real property by deed
Frivolous: Not serious in content, attitude or behavior

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Newyorker’

Article Name:‘DOES APPLE HAVE A BRUISE?’

By: ‘Nicholas Thompson’

Can Apple still think different

Summary:

The article discusses the position of the international electronics giant Apple after the demise of Steve Jobs. The company’s launches, revenue, and it’s actions of suing Samsung and the resulting consequences are discussed. It talks of Steve’s perfectionism giving examples and questions whether Apple has lost its innovative capabilities and perfectionism and whether in the time Tim Cook will be able to carry on the legacy or not.

Read the full article here.

Learn Words from the article:

Sartorial: Of or relating to a tailor or to tailoring
Throttling: The act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe
Flawlessly: In an adroit manner.

daily-reads-1