Recommendation 1 from ‘Newyorker’

Article Name:‘THE IMPOSSIBLE CONDOLEEZZA RICE’

By: ‘Amy Davidson’

Condoleezza Rice and the American politics

Summary:

The article talks of the reasons why Condoleezza Rice is valued in the conservative circles. Giving Rice’s achievements and perspectives over the ten years and an extract from a speech illuminating her past, the writer has discussed the indication towards Rice as a candidate for presidency in the future. Her vision for the future America is stated, as well as is her support for Romney and Ryan.

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Discredited: Cause to be distrusted or disbelieved
Rhetorical: Loud and confused and empty talk
Presumably: By reasonable assumption

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Telegraph’

Article Name:‘The faith instinct’

By: ‘Tom Chivers’

The question of faith

Summary:

The writer in this article talks about a piece written by Francis Spufford, regarding believers and faith. Talking about the beauty of a Mozart song and the deep meaning associated, he talks of the nature of human mind, and about the ongoing debate regarding religion and instinct how Mr. Spufford feels about the presence of God.

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Obsolescent: Becoming obsolete
Rigmaroles: A set of confused and meaningless statements
Underpinning: Support from beneath

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Guardian’

Article Name:‘Too much poverty and joblessness? Blame the newborn babies’

By: ‘Tanya Gold’

Response to policies towards children

Summary:

The article is about the UK authorities blaming poverty and unemployment in the nation on the newborn babies. The ways of defining poverty have been discussed along with the writer expressing her angst towards the vagueness of the details. The pre-power rhetoric has been talked about, with the writer calling it nonsense.

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Imperiled: Pose a threat to; present a danger to.
Demonisation: To represent as diabolically evil.
Exile: Expel from a country.

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