Indigenous Languages’ Environmental Words of Wisdom


Climate solutions may become more feasible if our language reflects humans’ efforts to protect the Earth. Imagining a shift in language—one that puts humanity’s relationship with nature at the forefront—could lead to a more holistic view of our climate. And it may not even require the invention of new words. Instead, we can look to […]

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Why the Translation of Latin American Writers Matters


Getting English language pieces translated into other languages is a bit of a no-brainer when a literary work is successful; however, the same mindset rarely makes its way to pieces written by Latin American writers. Because of this, many Latin American authors are finding their works never make it to English speaking audiences―unless we’re talking […]

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Slanglish


Ark All Saints Academy, a secondary school in Camberwell, London, has embarked on a journey to curb its pupils from using slang within the formal school setup. Particularly, this school wants to discourage the increased use of “basically” at the beginning of sentences and other phrases like “oh my days,” “oh my God,” and “ermmm,” […]

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Are Conspiracy Theories Culture-Specific or Do They Translate Across Cultures?


Conspiracy theories are a universal phenomenon, and the belief in them is widespread across oceans and civilizations. Conspiratorial viewpoints often cause a lot of conflicts between groups and nations. Many of the theories spread hate and falsehoods about other heritages, religions, and ethnic groups. History of Conspiracy Theories Conspiracy theories are stories individuals devise to […]

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