Word Wars: Wokeism and the Battle Over Language

 

It’s easier to pretend change doesn’t happen than allow the obvious reality that it does happen, but it happens slowly.

John McWhorter Linguistics Professor, Columbia University
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Word Wars: Wokeism and the Battle Over Language

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Language — the words we use — plays a vital role in framing and shaping public discourse, influencing our social and cultural perceptions and interactions. A linguist and cultural observer examine the conflicts that arise when words themselves are denigrated, weaponized, or, in some extreme cases, banned.

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