By now, everyone has heard of it. The term ‘ok boomer’ has gone viral. The term comes from 'Baby Boomer', a name for the generation born between 1946 and 1964. Now, it means something completely different as the 'generation war' rages on.
Chinglish and Greeklish are taken over. This paper argues that in times cultural globalization, English becomes localized and gradually integrated into local communities due to the development of information technology.
Even though Curaçao was a former colony there are still certain tendencies in its society, especially regarding language, that make you wonder whether the colonial period has truly ended for the country.
Due to globalization, families are likely to speak multiple languages within one household. That is why Google made its voice assistant bilingual. Is this a breakthrough in the super-diverse world or just another cause of inequality?
Refugees pay for their escape from their motherland, in different ways, and in the worst case with their life. Governments pay for border control and legislations in 'collaboration' with transit states. But who is paying the highest price?