What is Global English …

... and why do we need it? Note: This is the first of a two-part series on Global English. Part 2 will focus on the benefits of Global English. The recent Olympic Games in South Korea reminded me again why Global English is so important, because both French and English are the official languages of... Continue Reading →

The Politics of Plain Language

In 2011, legislation took effect at the federal level that had ramifications for all government entities, including state and local governments. That’s because, in October 2010, President Obama signed the Plain Writing Act of 2010. This Act meant that by October 11, 2011, all new federal publications, forms, and publicly distributed documents had to be written in a... Continue Reading →

The Power of Public Address

Please leave party politics at the door. This post is about power and politics, but not about political power…this post is about the power of public address. For example, in January, we were reminded of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s, speech at the Lincoln Memorial, August 24, 1963. Through video or audio recordings, we recalled (or learned about)... Continue Reading →

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