Posts Tagged ‘language’

Macedonian Language Centre opens in Greece courtesy of Prespa Agreement (!)

The Macedonian language will now be taught in Greece as a minority language with the establishment of a Macedonian Language Centre in Florina reports Balkan Insight. The opening of the centre comes after the two countries signed the landmark “Prespa” agreement in June 2018, which saw the Republic of Macedonia agree to change its name to Republic… […]

PALESTINIANS ARE NATIVE AMERICANS: IT’S TIME TO CORRECT THE LANGUAGE OF HISTORY

NOVEMBER 16TH, 2022 Source By Ramzy Baroud At a recent Istanbul conference that brought many Palestinian scholars and activists together to discuss the search for a common narrative on Palestine, a Palestinian member of the audience declared at the end of a brief, but fiery intervention, ‘we are not red Indians’. The reference was a […]

Body Language: Biden, Deal To Avert National Rail Strike

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Body Language: Biden, Deal To Avert National Rail Strike

» Scientists claim nanogenerators could produce significant electricity from sea wavesToday at 10:39 am by PurpleSkyz » Sky-watcher caught UFO leaving the Moon Today at 10:36 am by PurpleSkyz » New Study Calls Geoengineering “Planetary Treason” as Earth’s Biosphere is Collapsing Due to Jet-Sprayed Aerosolized Coal Fly AshToday at 10:32 am by PurpleSkyz » People are “Robbing” Banks in Lebanon to Take […]

FNC’s Jesse Watters: Biden Using ‘War on Terror Language and Tactics Against Republicans’

Fox News host Jesse Watters said Monday on his show “‘Jesse Watters Primetime” that President Joe Biden calling MAGA Republicans semi- fascist is using “War on Terror” language and tactics against the GOP. Watters said, “Make no mistake, the Democratic Party, the media, and obviously the FBI have designated the Republican Party as a terrorist group […]

Canadian Masked Physician: ‘Normal’ Is ‘Far-Right Language’ of ‘Anti-Vaxxers’

Nili Kaplan-Myrth, a physician based in Ottawa, framed the word “normal” as “far-right language” used by “anti-vaxxers” while wearing a mask.

A Biologist Believes That Trees Speak A Language We Can Learn

From QZ.com via wakeupkiwi.com I’m in a redwood forest in Santa Cruz, California, taking dictation for the trees outside my cabin. They speak constantly, even if quietly, communicating above – and underground using sound, scents, signals, and vibes. They’re naturally networking, connected with everything that exists, including you. Related: The Health of Trees and The […]

Iranian 4,000-Year-Old Ancient Language Decoded But Questions Remain

Linguistics experts have been trying to decipher and translate an enigmatic type of ancient language known as Linear Elamite for more than 100 years. This writing system was used by people who lived in what is now southern Iran between 2,300 and 1,800 BC, and before its rediscovery in 1903 it had been completely lost […]

Body Language: Twitter Whistleblower, Mudge

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Language, objectivity, and political power

August 29, 2022 Source by Francis Lee Contemporary politics consists of the usual timeless formula of Machiavelli – namely: rule by force and fraud – but now with the current emphasis being on fraud, writes Francis Lee. ‘’Defenceless villages are bombarded from the air, their inhabitants driven out into the countryside, their cattle machine gunned, their […]

Propaganda, Changing Language, & Thought Crimes

MIND GAMES: Propaganda, Changing Language, & Thought Crimes – By Doug Casey SM  Source – internationalman.com “…Words shape thoughts, and thoughts shape beliefs. That was a major theme in Orwell’s book 1984. The government consistently changed the meaning of words, labeling some as “bad think” or “thought crime.” 1984 is the ultimate evolution of cancel culture, PC, wokeism, […]

Propaganda, Changing Language, & Thought Crimes

MIND GAMES: Propaganda, Changing Language, & Thought Crimes – By Doug Casey SM  Source – internationalman.com “…Words shape thoughts, and thoughts shape beliefs. That was a major theme in Orwell’s book 1984. The government consistently changed the meaning of words, labeling some as “bad think” or “thought crime.” 1984 is the ultimate evolution of cancel culture, PC, wokeism, […]

When language fails us

Words seem to lose their meaning among Western leaders when it comes to Palestine. Source

The Language We Use To Talk About Inequality, Power, And Class Matters

In the US, discourses of inequality seldom are rooted to the nation’s long history of violent class conflict. Two examples of that history which come quickly to mind are the 1892 Homestead steel strike in Pittsburgh, which earned a place in labor history as the Homestead Massacre and the 1921 coal strike known as the Battle of Blair […]

Algeria to start teaching English language at primary school level

Algerian President, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, has instructed that teaching English starts at primary school level, for the first time in the country's history. This came during a cabinet meeting chaired by Tebboune in Algiers, during which he discussed the country's education programs, according to a statement by the cabinet, reported by Sputnik. The statement said the […]

Miss Universe Organization Calls for ‘Inclusive Language’ When Speaking About Periods

The Miss Universe Organization on Tuesday called for people to use “inclusive language” when discussing periods.

Good News: Malaria cure, solar-powered hospital and which language is best for your mental health

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How Arabs can win back their language

Public discourse about Arabic diglossia and reading for children has been on the rise as of late, garnering the attention of many across both the Arab world and its diaspora populations. It has also been used as a vindication of colonial praxis specifically emerging from public discussions regarding the academic achievements of Palestinian minoritized communities […]

Stoney Nakoda Language Resources Launched To Preserve Language

The Stoney Education Authority (SEA), with support from The Language Conservancy, is releasing historic Stoney Nakoda language learning resources this December. This release includes three picture books, a Level 1 textbook, and an alphabet coloring book. The release also includes several digital resources: a 9,000-word web and mobile dictionary, a textbook-accompanying media player app, and […]

Democrats riled by Spanish-language radio attacks on Kamala Harris

“The fact that I’m having to raise this alarm, that it’s not coming directly from a Democratic organization or even the folks out of Washington, I think is a sign of concern,” said Fernand Amandi, a political strategist who helped Barack Obama win the state in 2008 and 2012. Amandi said that the calls struck […]

The Nazi Language of German Anti-Vaxxers

by Thomas Klikauer and Meg Young In Germany, conspiracy myths linked to the Coronavirus pandemic are spreading particularly well in the former East-Germany state of Saxony. Not by accident, Saxony remains a stronghold of Germany’s Neo-Nazi party, the Alternative for Germany or AfD. In 2021, believers in conspiracy myths are getting a lot more attention […]

The War on Words: The Orwellian Agenda to Control Thought by Limiting Language

These days, the word “Orwellian” is being thrown around everywhere because, sadly, it is more relevant than ever. That’s because some of the most oppressive elements found in George Orwell’s dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four are becoming reality right before our eyes. The totalitarian state described in Nineteen Eighty-Four controls people through a number of mind-bending methods. One of […]

Body Language: Alec Baldwin on ABC, Cuts Galore

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Democrats fall flat with ‘Latinx’ language

More problematic for Democrats: 40 percent said Latinx bothers or offends them to some degree and 30 percent said they would be less likely to support a politician or organization that uses the term. At a time when Republicans appear to be making inroads among Latino voters, the survey results raise questions about how effectively […]

World Misses Israel’s Hebrew-Language Incitement Against Palestinians

Above Photo: Israeli State-Sponsored Terrorism And Incitement Against The Palestinians Are Not New. The Intensity That We Currently See, Particularly Since The Uprising Of May 2021, Is A Serious Cause For Concern.  Israeli State-Sponsored Terrorism And Incitement Against The Palestinians Are Not New. The Intensity That We Currently See, Particularly Since The Uprising Of May […]

Body Language: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

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Grading is Racist “White Language Supremacy” Says Arizona State Professor

Combating White Language Supremacy To combat White Language Supremacy, professor Inoue promotes Labor-Based Grading. “White language supremacy in writing classrooms is due to the uneven and diverse linguistic legacies that everyone inherits, and the racialized white discourses that are used as standards, which give privilege to those students who embody those habits of white language already,” said […]

How Did it All Begin? The Rich Origins of the English Language

Language is a universal tool for every person in this world. It is the connecting link between nations, ethnicities, and people sharing a common background. The world of language is colorful and diverse and provides a glimpse into the very origins of humanity and civilizations. But languages from across the globe are all unique and […]

A Palestinian leader challenges J Street over ‘Jewish state’ language in ‘2 state’ bill that perpetuates discrimination

Jafar Farah, the leader of Mossawa Center in Haifa, which demands equal rights for Palestinians inside Israel, is in the U.S. this week. Last Saturday, he called on progressive Congresspeople and the liberal Zionist group J Street to end their support for a new bill that promotes a two-state solution because its repeated description of […]

The Language And Symbolism Embedded In Medieval Stone Bibles

In the Middle Ages, paintings and sculptures had a powerful educational function. The Church relied on the language of images to influence the illiterate masses. Popular education was nourished not only through the organ of hearing, with sermons, litanies and collective prayers, but also through the organ of sight. The illiterate masses were guided to […]

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