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Images from Battle of Ideas 2015.
Thanks to James Berry, Paul Brocklehurst, Lameya Chaudhury and Tom Fenn for the pictures.
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Teaching; it’s about what you know, Joanna Williams
Something Borrowed, Alec Wilkinson
Politics and the young: Generation Boris, Economist
Gentrification is good for neighbourhoods , Anwar Oduro-Kwarteng
The dangerous allure of victim politics, Jamie Bartlett
No place for the real Hollywood story, Kunle Olulode
The Lawyers Riding Roughshod over the Democracy , Jon Holbrook
Exodus of youth leaves Syria bereft, Ben Hubbard
Advancing the Science and Art of Teaching, Harvard Magazine
I'm a Cartoonist, It's My Job to Be Offensive, Brian John Spencer