Tuesday 25 February 2014

LSE in print

Rich foreigners could 'buy' visas by giving money to good causes
The Daily Telegraph, 25/02/2014, p.11, Steven Swinford
Equally it may very well be that we should be letting people in if they endow a Cambridge college, a major teaching hospital or the London School of Economics with £10million." He argued that most investors are buying gilts that Britain does not need.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/immigration/10560074/Visas-to-be-auctioned-off-to-wealthy-foreigners.html|  

Sell UK visas to highest bidders, say advisers
The Guardian, 25/02/2014, p.8, Alan Travis
told the Commons home affairs select committee. "It may well be that we should be letting people in if they endow a Cambridge college, a major teaching hospital or the London School of Economics with £10m," he added. Nick Rollason of the Kingsley Napley law firm has warned that an auction of investors' visas would create an "eBay culture"
http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/feb/25/uk-visa-sale-wealthy-bidder|  

Old regime's functionaries fall victim to the revenge of the revolutionaries
The Daily Telegraph, 25/02/2014, p.14, David Blair
single out these corrupt judges, policemen, attorneys, for public humiliation; finding them in the streets, shouting at them, putting a sticker on their car." Mr Levchenko, who studied at the London School of Economics, acknowledged that retribution "might go beyond that". He added: "I will not condemn the people who will beat him up, if they will beat him up,
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/ukraine/10658682/Ukraine-Kiev-protesters-plan-revolutionary-justice-for-their-overthrown-tormentors.html|
 
NOT ONE HINT of remorse
Daily Mail, 25/02/2014, p.6, Unattributed
condemnations' and where were they reported? The Mail has been unableto find any record in either contemporary newspaper documents, or in internal NCCL documents held in its archives at the LSE and the University of Hull. THEN, when I was elected chairman, I took them on. THE MAIL'S RESPONSE: By then it was too late: the NCCL had already lobbied
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2567098/Not-one-hint-remorse-Harriet-Harman-Jack-Dromeys-statements-Mails-replies.html|  

LSE online

Women in academia: what does it take to reach the top?
guardian.co.uk (Web), 24/02/2014, Unattributed
us progress and develop but we need to turn to each other too. We can only achieve change together and it needs to start today. Asiya Islam, equality and diversity at London School of Economics Asiya Islam: 'Despite efforts to self-promote, .' Over the few years I have been involved in the field of equality and diversity, I have gained confidence,
http://www.theguardian.com/higher-education-network/blog/2014/feb/24/women-academia-promotion-cambridge|  

Commissioners appointed
Jamaica Gleaner, 25/02/2014
Between 1960 and 1965, he studied law at the London School of Economics and Political Science, graduating in 1963 with the LLB (Hons) degree, ...
http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20140225/lead/lead4.html|  

An impoverished discussion about exploitation
Spiked, 24/01/2014
Last week, the London School of Economics (LSE) hosted a discussion with political philosophers Professor Hillel Steiner and Dr Nicholas Vrousalis ...
http://www.spiked-online.com/newsite/article/an-impoverished-discussion-about-exploitation/14705#.UwxV-fl_vTo|  

A profile of three judges who will hear case seeking nullification of repressive media laws
The Standard Digital News, 25/01/2014
She holds a Law degree from University of Nairobi and a Masters degree from London School of Economics and Political Science. She defied the ...
http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/?articleID=2000105469&story_title=Kenya-a-profile-of-three-judges-who-will-hear-case-seeking-nullification-of-repressive-media-laws|  

Harvard researcher scoops large virtual currency bounty after hijacking university's powerful supercomputer
South China Morning Post, 25/02/2014
Garrick Hileman, an economic historian at the London School of Economics, explained the rise of other innovative and alternative cryptocurrencies highlighted how bitcoin...
http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1434773/harvard-researcher-scoops-large-virtual-currency-bounty-after-hijacking|  

Sizwe Banzi is Dead
Camden Review. 25/02/2014
South Africa and carry out ANC operations. They were students at the London School of Economics in Holborn – then a hotbed of political activity, school teachers, engineers and blue-collar...
http://www.camdenreview.com/reviews/theatre/sizwe-banzi-is-dead-at-young-vic|  

President el-Sissi? Resignation of Egypt's government puts military leader on the path
Washington Times, 25/02/2014
crises,” said Fawaz Gerges, director of the Middle East Center at the London School of Economics and Political Science. “We will soon see [Field Marshal el-Sissi ] making a presidential bid...
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/feb/24/president-el-sissi-resignation-of-egypts-governmen/?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS|  

Northern Trust Opens Malaysia Office
Reuters, 25/02/2014
She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Government and Economics from the London School of Economics and a Master’s degree in Economic Policy from Columbia University in New York. “Ariani Rustam...
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/25/northern-trust-idUSnBw247013a+100+BSW20140225|  

Jeffrey A. Goldstein Nominated to Join BNY Mellon Board of Directors
Reuters, 24/02/2014
nominated to the Treasury position. Goldstein, 58, attended Vassar College and the London School of Economics , receiving a B.A. in Economics in 1977. He earned an M.A. , M.Phil. , and a Ph...
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/24/ny-bny-mellon-elect-idUSnPnNYv2czQ+161+PRN20140224|  

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Μια επαναστάτρια από το London School of Economics
Ethnos, 24/02/2014
ΕΥΓΕΝΙΑ ΤΙΜΟΣΕΝΚΟ ΗΗ μονάκριβη κόρη της πρώην...
http://www.ethnos.gr/article.asp?catid=22769&subid=2&pubid=63968416

Zygmunt Bauman: La distancia entre pobres y ricos está agrandándose a un ritmo sin precedentes
ABC.es, 24/02/2014
causa de una oleada antisemita. Profesor en Leeds, Tel Aviv y la London School of Economics, su alejamiento del comunismo no le ha hecho abrazar acríticamente el mercado, al contrario. Premio...
http://www.abc.es/cultura/libros/20140221/abci-entrevista-zymunt-bauman-desigualdad-201402211955.html|  

Le università che puntano sul sostenibile
Il Sole 24 Ore, 24/02/2014, Alberto Magnani
al master in Enviromental Economics di una punta di diamante come la London School of Economics.Non che l'etichetta di "green", comunque, sia ovvia come sembra. Soprattutto all'università, tra...
http://www.ilsole24ore.com/art/tecnologie/2014-02-24/le-universita-che-puntano-sostenibile-085723.shtml?uuid=ABSehiy|  

Buchkritik: „Deutschland könnte gehasst werden wie eine Kolonialmacht“
Handelsblatt, 24/02/2014
auch berüchtigste Hedge-Fonds-Manager aller Zeiten: Als der junge Ungar 1949 an der London School of Economics ankam, hatte er schon viel durchgemacht.: Der Jude entkam den Nazis nur mit Mühe...
http://www.handelsblatt.com/politik/international/buchkritik-deutschland-koennte-gehasst-werden-wie-eine-kolonialmacht/9527164.html|  

Historiker-Debatte: Der neue Streit um die Kriegsschuld von 1914
Die Welt, 24/02/2014
vielmehr als Folge einer gesamteuropäischen Krise", hat Sönke Neitzel, Professor an der London School of Economics, soeben ausgeführt. Christopher Clark sei nur der wortgewaltigste unter einer...
http://www.welt.de/geschichte/article124141530/Der-neue-Streit-um-die-Kriegsschuld-von-1914.html| 

LSE on TV/Radio

Horizon
BBC Radio 2, 24/02/2014
Paul Dolan discusses how people make decisions, revealing that intuition is stronger than rationality.

Steve Wright show
BBC Radio 2, 24/02/2014
Mention of LSE Literary Festival. 

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