Recommendation 1 from ‘The Newyorker’

Article Name:‘ THE JOHN CAGE CENTURY’

By: ‘Alex Ross’

The magic of John Cage

Summary:

The article is dedicated to the legend artist John cage, saying that he would have been 100 today and how his works might have surpassed that of Stravinsky. Talking about music and Cage concerts, the writer describes the harmony in them and the expectations of audiences and concludes by attending a cage event to listening to the world around us.

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Palpably: Readily or plainly seen
Percussion: The striking of one body against another with some sharpness
Anarchic: Lawless

Recommendation 2 from ‘Bloomberg’

Article Name:‘Manufacturing Revival Is Good Politics but Bad Policy’

By: ‘Mic Wright’

Reviving the ailing manufacturing sector

Summary:

The article talks about the importance of the Manufacturing Sector in the Us economy and, how it has powered power and it’s declining share in the economy. The proposed causes for the decline are given and the lack on Obama and Romney’s part to come up with legible ideas to reboot manufacturing, further mentioning the approaches and reforms that need to be undertaken, expanding free trade agreements being one of them.

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Rhetoric: The ability to use language effectively.
Prominence: The quality of being different, noticeable among the rest
Conglomerate: A group of diverse companies under common ownership and run as a single organization

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Guardian’

Article Name:‘Sexism and misogyny: what’s the difference?’

By: ‘Editorial’

Misogyny: Hatred or Prejudice

Summary:

The article gives the views of six different feminists to elucidate the difference between the words misogyny and sexism. Each excerpt tries to delineate the difference between the two terms and the similarities between them, with Naomi Wolf giving examples from the politics to explain the same. Each feminist, in general tries to convey the discrimination being practiced, pointing towards the need for a change.

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Conflate: Add together different elements
Philogyny: Fondness, love towards womene
Disinclination: A certain degree of unwillingness.

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