Legislative thuggery in Georgia?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 2, 2021


/ LANGUAGE In 1897, Mark Twain described the menace of Thuggee in India on the …

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Words have long been a weapon against Asian Americans

by Rashmee

Posted on March 26, 2021


/ LANGUAGE As America confronts a yearlong escalation in anti-Asian violence, the role of language …

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Homage to Catalonia: A profoundly European disconnect between words and deeds

by Rashmee

Posted on March 19, 2021


/ LANGUAGE There are words and then there are deeds. On March 9, the European …

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How the cookie crumbles

by Rashmee

Posted on March 12, 2021


/ LANGUAGE Google recently declared that it will “not build alternate identifiers to track individuals …

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Corona-speak in any language

by Rashmee

Posted on March 5, 2021


/ LANGUAGE If you’re in Germany, there are clear choices even in a pandemic. There’s …

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Bill Gates has gone from 0 to 100 on climate change and it shows in the words he uses

by Rashmee

Posted on February 19, 2021


/ LANGUAGE Me too. Like Connie Hedegaard, I too thought Bill Gates was supremely uninterested …

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What Mr Trump said, how he said it and how it was heard

by Rashmee

Posted on February 12, 2021


/ LANGUAGE For a man who wears his intellectual bankruptcy and linguistic imprecision as a …

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Brexit Newspeak: End of free movement of people is ‘freedom’

by Rashmee

Posted on February 5, 2021


/ LANGUAGE January 1 was the first day that new (supposedly more free and therefore, …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK