language

Podcast
Oct 21, 2014

Safia Elhillo: Finding 'home' around the world

MsRepresent
The transnational spoken word artist discusses migration, Egypt and the Arab Spring, language borrowing, the myth of the tortured artist and the Wu-Tang Clan.
Columnists
Sep 9, 2014

A paean to polyglots

Becoming fluent in another language is a huge and challenging accomplishment. I salute the world's polyglots. Really, how do you do it?! You have my profound admiration and respect.
Podcast
Jan 30, 2013

Exploring gender and language

The F Word
Charlene Sayo and Caprice Pybus discuss gender, language and the changing role of women in contemporary society.
Activist Toolkit

Ojibwe translator

Software
The Ojibwe language is the fourth most spoken Native language in North America
Blog
Apr 4, 2011

Reckless coalition: Of language and politics

Dionne Brand
What politicians do is ventriloquise a set of sounds meant to gesture to some issue or event but if we really listen, these words are completely incomprehensible and have no relation to their meaning.
Podcast
Jul 21, 2010

Language justice in action

Redeye
Organizers at the recent U.S. Social Forum used low-power radio technology to ensure that everyone could engage in discussion together, regardless of their mother tongue.
Blog
Dec 14, 2009

The scientific language of climate change

Eric Mang
Words can enlighten, educate and inform. But they can also confuse, confound and misinform. When speaking about climate change, let's not forget about the power of scientific words.
Columnists
Aug 11, 2009

Out with the 'New'

How about calling ourselves the "Democratic Party" instead of the New Democratic Party? That is one of the questions the NDP will address at its upcoming Halifax convention.

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