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Sara Koopman
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Translation and LGBT+/Queer activism
This is not one of my normal term translations, but a call for papers. Even if you have no interest in writing such a thing, you might find the list of references at the end on activist translation interesting. Translation and LGBT+/Queer activism Guest Edi...
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trickle-down economics: economía de goteo
trickle-down economics: economía de goteo = "quienes poseen el capital dejan caer gotas de su riqueza para beneficiar a los de abajo" Duque,
the newly elected right-wing president of Colombia, won in some part by
repeating lies about trickle-down economic...
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trickle-down economics: economía de goteo
trickle-down economics: economía de goteo = "quienes poseen el capital dejan caer gotas de su riqueza para beneficiar a los de abajo" Duque, the newly elected right-wing president of Colombia, won in some part by repeating lies about trickle-down economics ...
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patriarchal power will not be dismantled by empathy alone
You may have noticed some women black out their profile picture today as a solidarity tactic.  Here is a powerful critique of this tactic from Harsha Walia :  "'Female blackout' to protest domestic violence is today. I refuse to turn my profile pic to a bla...
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learning empathy through a video game
I have blogged repeatedly here about empathy experiments, and my doubts about them. But what about empathy games? A recent study showed that kids who played a video game that taught empathy skills actually enhanced their empathy related neural networks. Giv...
learning empathy through a video game
learning empathy through a video game
decolonizingsolidarity.blogspot.com
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Contraloría [Col]: Comptroller
Well, really the Comptroller General's Office, but for simultaneous you could just use the Comptroller. This is an office that does not exist in all countries, but is part of the fourth branch of government in Colombia - the public ministries that have over...
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estrategia de transversalización de género: gender mainstreaming
estrategia de transversalización de género: gender mainstreaming What is it? Well, different organizations use it differently - and far too often as an empty headnod - but as the UNDP explains on their page about this policy, "Esta estrategia implica integr...
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tool for practicing simultaneous interpreting
The site News in Slow Spanish is intended for Spanish language learners, but it seems to me that it could also be used to practice simultaneous interpretation into English if you are just dipping your toes into those waters. You can switch the speed from sl...
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lios de faldas: roughly, 'lady trouble'
I've been struggling with this term since the then Colombian Defense Minister, Luis Carlos Villegas, argued that the wave of murders of social leaders defending the peace accords were just “ líos de faldas ”—roughly, “lady trouble.” I ran across this transl...
lios de faldas: roughly, 'lady trouble'
lios de faldas: roughly, 'lady trouble'
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tranque [Nicaragua]: barricade
tranque [Nicaragua]: barricade You could also use blockade or roadblock - though those terms don't necessarily convey the temporary and improvised nature of it. Nicaragua has been full of these lately, though their numbers have been going down. I realized t...
tranque [Nicaragua]: barricade
tranque [Nicaragua]: barricade
spanishforsocialchange.com
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