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1998

Didier Deschamps … “La vie en bleu” was the headline 20 years ago… truer than ever.

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2018
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alert: language in danger

Language is culture, history, identity.  So this must be a cultural alert…

…Iceland’s mother tongue and cultural identity is drowning in an online ocean of English…

Because young Icelanders in particular now spend such a large part of their lives in an almost entirely English digital world, said Rögnvaldsson, they are no longer getting the input they need to build a strong base in the grammar and vocabulary of their native tongue. “We may actually be seeing a generation growing up without a proper mother tongue,” he said.

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#zerodiscrimination

 

Butterfliespurpleneg

 

Stand up for#zerodiscrimination.

Declaration of Human Rights

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights  .  Article 1

wrong answer!

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Violence is always the wrong answer.

#JeSuisCharlie

December 10th

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(c) OpticalIlusion

Declaration …as a common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations… 10 December 1948.

applaud a hero

So for just a moment let’s take a break from covering villains and join in celebrating a doctor who has saved the lives of vast numbers of women…

―Nicholas Kristoff in ‘At 90, This Doctor Is Still Calling‘ February 2014

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