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Ghosts

The suicide of a Cuban immigrant to Florida calls up all kinds of phantoms for Anna, herself a migrant from the Czech Republic. By Ana Menéndez.…

  • Wed Oct 5 12:54:10 2016
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Hong Kong: the city of difference

Vignettes of a summer teaching in the city and learning from the lives of its people, by Vidya Ramesh.…

  • Thu Sep 29 12:18:39 2016
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Welcome to Kaurna country

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

  • Tue Sep 6 08:12:02 2016
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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.…

  • Tue Sep 6 07:43:36 2016
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KENYA VOTES: The weakness in the media’s election coverage

In a country where political discourse is defined by ethnic group, Maina Waruru fears vernacular radio stations could be used to incite hate.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Your language makes you who you are

On International Mother Tongue Day, Jo Lateu explains why our 7,000-plus global languages must be valued and protected..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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We should all be more neighbourly after Wisconsin

The Sikh community at the centre of the latest US shooting have much to teach us about togetherness says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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‘Our language is our soul’: saving Aymara

Alexia Kalaitzi on the fight to digitally preserve this indigenous American tongue.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Using our own languages is the first step towards an African Renaissance

The neglect of our mother tongues is holding us back, says Apioth Mayom Apioth.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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