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The big Serbian information shutdown

Repression, self-censorship and the state funding of media have silenced Serbian journalists critical of the government, writes Alexia Kalaitzi.

Filed in: Media Politics

Glad to be adivasi!

Is indigenous culture doomed? No way, say Tamil Nadu’s adivasi kids. Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports.

Filed in: Culture India

Sign language is our rightful mother tongue

Jill Jones explains why signing is particularly vulnerable to dying out – and why this basic human right must be protected.

Filed in: Disability Human Rights Language Language Minorities

Should we fight the system or be the change?

Mark Engler and Paul Engler on the strengths and limitations of prefigurative politics.

Filed in: Culture Economics Politics

Languages - THE FACTS

A graphic guide to the world’s many tongues.

Filed in: Language Language

Talking about a revolution

Jo Lateu explains why the world’s minority languages matter for all of us - and why we should be fighting for their survival.

Filed in: Culture Language Language Politics

Xiaolu: 'If you can't sell in China you are nothing'

The award-winning novelist and film director tells Graeme Green about growing up in rural China, freedom, censorship and loneliness.

Filed in: China Film

Welcome to Kaurna country

In the Adelaide plains, one Aboriginal language is enjoying an unlikely revival, explains Katrina Power.

Filed in: Australia Indigenous Peoples Language

What the US made of Thomas Picketty

Mark Engler reports on reactions to a surprise best seller.

Filed in: Economics Media United States

We need to look past, not at, disability

People living with disability face fear, prejudice and awkwardness in their interactions with others, says Koren Helbig.

Filed in: Disability Media Society

Popcorn in the sands of the Sahara

Dominik Sipinski reports on the annual film festival held in a refugee camp in the desert.

Filed in: Film Refugees Western Sahara

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