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A new education policy

In 1835, Thomas Babington Macaulay wrote his infamous Memorandum on Indian Education . Two of the most well-known lines from this document are: ....a single shelf of a good European library is worth the whole native literature of India and Arabia ... Livemint.com, 1 month ago
Uncova

Buhari and the metaphysics of presidential powers

TuesdayColumn byMohammed Adamu (08035892325 sms only) | [emailprotected] I know only two ways in which societies can permanently be governed by public opinion and by the sword Thomas Babington Macaulay. Lord Thomas Babington Macaulay, British author ...
 Naija Lately1 week ago

From effeminate Hindus to virile men

British colonial discourse was replete with images of Hindus as being weak and ineffectual who were devoid of any form of masculinity. Thomas Babington Macaulay wrote about the effeminacy of Hindus in dealing with Muslims in blatantly racist terms: ...
 The Statesman2 weeks ago

Africa: The Books That Shaped the Rise and Fall of the British Empire

Books have active political lives. They inspire social movements and bind people together. Books can stand as short-hand symbols for larger galaxies of ideas. When we talk about books, we generally think only of their inside - the words, ideas and ...
 AllAfrica.com2 weeks ago

Mark Mellman: Trade politics

No one — not the press, not the White House, nor anyone else — should have been truly surprised by the outcome of the House trade vote last week. Republicans frequently oppose bills they actually support, to prevent the president from enjoying ...
 The Hill2 weeks ago

The Practicals Take A Hand (Part I)

Bankers who were Adam Smith contemporaries noted the political economist's relative lack of curiosity about their business. They remembered the South Sea Bubble of 1720. They connected it with the experience of the Ayr Bank in 1772, as well as the ...
 EconomicPrincipals.com3 weeks ago
Human Events Online

Why Iraqi army has no will to fight

What apparently happened was that the Iraqi forces just showed no will to fight. … We can give them training, we can give them equipment; we obviously can't give them the will to fight. Thus did Defense Secretary Ash Carter identify the root ...
 WorldNetDaily1 month ago Secularists vs. Suicide Bombers  Creators.com1 month ago
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Nigeria Punch

Pupils put Buhari on the spot

L-R: Feyikemi, Ishelowo, Chinwokwu and Folarin | credits: Folashade Adebayo Hours after various events marked the Children's Day, pupils demand a better life for all, writes FOLASHADE ADEBAYO Onyinye Chinwokwu, a Senior Secondary School Pupil ...
 Nigeria Punch1 month ago

Mysuru Maharajas put K'taka on growth path

MYSURU: Mysuru maharajas worked for the people and enjoyed their devotion. Since the time the Wadiyar dynasty was founded in 1399, the rulers led the state on the growth path. Chamaraja Wadiyar was coronated at the age of five, following death of ...
 Times of India1 month ago

A short history of poetry — from ancient Greece to the Bard

Since nobody has the slightest idea where, when or why poetry began (i.e., who was the first to be overcome by the need to emote), this is a most fertile field for the bluffer. In poetry, the mists of obscurity lend a mellow fruitfulness to ...
 Bluffers.com1 month ago
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