Reading Suggestions: Day 122

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Recommendation 1 from ‘The Guardian’

Article Name:‘The evil of Jimmy Savile was not his alone’

By: ‘Jonathan Freedland’

The unimaginable Villian


The article talks about darkness and wickedness of Jimmy Saville’s stories of child abusing, stating that even the greatest of fiction writers couldn’t have imagined it. Giving the details of the heinous crimes he committed, and the reasons why he could easily do so, the article deals with the problem of abuse of rape, explaining why the culprits get away most of the times, due to their power, influence and because of the authorities turning a blind eye to the reports and claims of the victims.

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Learn Words from the article:

Unfettered: Not bound by shackles and chains
Venerated: Regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed, exalted or be in awe of
Lurid: Horrible in fierceness or savagery

Recommendation 2 from ‘Project Syndicate’

Article Name:‘God and Woman in Iran’

By: ‘Peter Singer’

Can discrimination be justified!


The article talks about the sexual and religious discrimination prevalent in Iran, stating the need to condemn and eliminate it. Giving examples and evidences pointing to the ability of women in Iran and their desire to excel in fields just like men, the article talks about the causes and types of discrimination, the vague and baseless reasons given for such discrimination and that enough is not being done to improve the situation.

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Learn Words from the article:

Indefensible: (of theories etc) incapable of being defended or justified
Covenants: A formal agreement between two or more parties to perform or not perform some action

Recommendation 3 from ‘The NewYorker’

Article Name:‘Less Europe’

By: ‘Nick Paumgarten’

The charismatic Nigel Farage


The article talks about Nigel Farage , a member of European parliament and about the European union winning the Nobel peace Prize. It talks about Nigel’s charismatic nature and leadership qualities , giving his recent activities and whereabouts. Further, it talks in details about his trips to various places and the remarks made by him, along with some of his conversations highlighting his qualities.

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Learn Words from the article:

Faction: A clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue
Charisma: A personal attractiveness or interestingness that enables you to influence others
Embroider: Add details to


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