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Another Dream Deferred

What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun or fester like a sore, and then run? Does it stink like rotten meat or crust and sugar over, like a syrupy sweet? –Langston Hughes Five days ago, there was a surge of joy in Romania after the website… Read More ›

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Interlocutors Eat Cheese

Yesterday after going half-blind reading (and translating) all those Wikileaks cables, I realized there was heavy use of the word “interlocutor”. I for one was more familiar with its grammatical meaning but in the terms of these cables, it means something else: An interlocutor is someone who informally explains the views of a government and… Read More ›