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The Dog that Didn’t Yell at the Top of its Lungs

The dust up about the Duke email about Chinese students speaking Chinese illustrates so much about US language policy that is deeply fucked up. People who understand language policy issues (or linguistics) are always hesitant to comment when this type … Continue reading

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Department of No Sympathy

This is indicative of the tendency of magazines like Slate to treat every ethnic disagreement as a problem of discrimination. Sorry. I’m not buying it. Yes, the Estonian government could probably make it easier for Russians who are fluent in … Continue reading

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No Integration Now, No Integration Tomorrow, No Integration Ever!

It’s hard to imagine how western European countries could have handled immigration any worse even if they tried. I’ve been casually following news sites aimed at non-citizens from a few Northwest European countries for a few years now (esp the … Continue reading

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