Recommendation 1 from ‘The Guardian’

Article Name:‘You don’t need an MA in gender studies to know that race matters to feminism’

By: ‘Chitra Nagarajan and Lola Okolosie’

Strengthening the Feminist message

Summary:

The article discusses the role of race in the ongoing Feminist movement. Talking about a recent interview, the writer enunciates what the feminist movement has been all about till date and what all changes are required in it. It ends by saying that the issue of race is not separate from the feminist movement.

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Learn Words from the article:

Ensuing: Following immediately and as a result of what went before
Incarnation: Following immediately and as a result of what went before
Adversarial: Involving opposition, often hostile

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Guardian’

Article Name: ‘Why the world needs a renaissance of small farming’

By: ‘Colin Tudge’

Turning thing round and fast

Summary:

The article highlights the problems being faced by British farmers and traditional farmers in other nations. Giving stats showing decline, it talks of the clash between morality, reality and economy and how to resolve it. Mentioning their problems and offering solutions, the writer describes the need to adopt the renaissance method so that the efforts of thousands can bear fruit.

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Billeted: (military) provide housing for (military personnel)
Wrecking: Destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined
Beholden: Under a moral obligation to someone

Recommendation 3 from ‘The New York Times’

Article Name:‘The America of the Arab Street’

By: ‘Ed Husain’

Obama, Obama we are all Osama

Summary:

The article very carefully tries to resolve the myths prevalent regarding the US-Arab conflict, covering the issues of recent protest at embassies, wrongly formed perceptions about the Muslims in US and likewise in the Arab world about the West and US. Giving the current scenario of the Arab world, the writer enunciates the need for everyone to understand each other for achieving international peace.

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Learn Words from the article:

Nascent: Being born or beginning
Elitism: The attitude that society should be governed by an elite group of individuals
Arbitrator: Someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue

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