Recommendation 1 from ‘The Times of India’

Article Name:‘Advantage, women?’

By: ‘Shobha John’

Books are seldom useful unless they are so beautiful. : John Green

Summary:

Writer is stating that even if companies want to hire women over men today for either maintain the gender balance or any other reason. The fact remains that lot more needs to be done so that women can feel an integral part of the work culture.

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Learn Words from the article:

Balance: equilibrium
Numerous: Many
Competent: capable
Lackadaisical; Apathetic

Recommendation 2 from ‘Slate’

Article Name:‘In touch with his inner Steve Jobs?’

By: ‘Jacob Weisberg’

Read a thousand books, and your words will flow like a river. : Lisa See

Summary:

This article is an interview of Zynga, social gaming company’s CEO. This interview explores his style of work .i.e. micro-managing, which he states is passion. Further, the article also states that Zynga’s stocks have tumbled this year, as it is being said that it depends on Facebook heavily.

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Learn Words from the article:

Perfectionism: Care
Reputation: Standing
Shuffle: Shamble

Article Name:‘Voter Suppression, Then and Now’

By: ‘David .W.Blight’

Menaces in the voting system

Summary:

The article deals with the issue of vote suppression in the US, comparing the menace over the previous and present century. It gives the story of Frederick Douglas, an illegal US immigrant, how he managed to caste vote using false identity, his participation later and how he laid the foundation of the Republican party and his role in shaping the party as we know it today. It further talks of the possibility of buying people’s votes in order to stop fraudulent voting.

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Learn Words from the article:

Fugitive: Someone who flees from an uncongenial situation
Mandate: Assign authority to
Spurt: Move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy

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