Category : Newspeak

The extinction of the Australian pygmies The Encyclopedia of Aboriginal Australia (1994), published by the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, today does its best to disguise these people. It lists some of their tribes, including the Djabuganjdji, Mbarbaram (Barbaram) and Yidinjdji (Indindji), but does not mention a word about their stature. ..

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How the European Far-Right Is Growing in Power and Influence “Across Europe, populism is growing on both the left and the right—but it has much more momentum on the right. In a sign of the political times, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker used his final State of the Union speech this week to denounce ‘unhealthy ..

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Choosing the right words can shape a crisis “Words really do matter – especially when it comes to issue and crisis management. The most recent example is a proposal to change the way we refer to climate change. The Guardian recently updated its style guide to propose ‘climate emergency, climate crisis or climate breakdown’ instead ..

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Original meaning Someone who is progressive or has progressive ideas has modern ideas about how things should be done, rather than traditional ones. Source: Collins Dictionary An advocate of social reform. Source: Lexico 1a : of, relating to, or characterized by progress b : making use of or interested in new ideas, findings, or opportunities ..

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