“When we lose languages we’re losing knowledge,” estimates show that of the more than 100 languages indigenous to what is now California, only half still have living speakers. “We’re losing not just a set of words, its grammar, we’re losing whole philosophical systems, oral-literature systems, ceremonial systems, and social systems along with the language. So language is one of an array of cultural phenomena that are going away.”
Panama City → Medellín flight booked for Christmas Eve. Patricia meets me a few days after and onward and southward we go!
“The federal investigation will try to uncover why Saipov joined the Islamic State, but it will likely ignore his miserable life as a truck driver — the most plausible explanation for his growing dissatisfaction with the United States.”
Hillary Clinton’s campaign team signed a secret agreement with the Democratic National Committee in August of 2015 that helped ensure she would win the presidential nomination over her rivals including Sen. Bernie Sanders. That agreement said that Clinton would infuse the party with cash in exchange for control over the party’s finances, strategy, future money raised, and the right to control staff including the party’s communications director.
Dear, iOS 11.1. Please save my battery. Best, Jimmy.