Samir’s Selection 11/10/2015 (p.m.)

    • David Cameron has outlined his four goals for reforming the UK’s membership of the EU, including restrictions on benefits for people coming to the UK.
      • Protection of the single market for Britain and other non-euro countries
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      • Boosting competitiveness by setting a target for the reduction of the “burden” of red tape
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      • Exempting Britain from “ever-closer union” and bolstering national parliaments
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      • Restricting EU migrants’ access to in-work benefits such as tax credits
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    • For most people, life means believing narratives as wishful as the fairy tales that Soering was in thrall to. We hold that heartfelt deeds will make a difference; stories starting with a meet-cute will, by the logic of plot, end well. We find ourselves in hard-strummed songs; we cherish characters in books and shows for seeming like real people, though our sense of what is genuine is shaped largely by what we watch and read.

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