Psychologist and psychotherapist Agnieszka Carrasco-Żylicz talks about the pressures that today’s youth are facing, and how this impacts their mental health.
The Pirahã people of the Amazon River basin live in the present. They also speak a unique language, which sparked a linguistic war with the likes of Noam Chomsky.
Do we really believe the views we express? Are we always trying to establish the truth when we argue, or might there be other motives at work?
Isotype – the set of pictorial symbols developed by Otto and Marie Neurath – was an egalitarian project, aimed at developing a universal language for communicating social-scientific data.
Neurolinguist Tomasz Bąk talks about the letters and symbols of various world alphabets, as well as how brain diseases can affect language.
The inhabitants of the Japanese island Okinawa famously live long, satisfied lives. What is the secret to their success?
In December 1974, a troop of bearded men in red suits took to the streets of Copenhagen. What was their Christmas message?
The game of Ouscrapo is at once fun, in the spirit of cooperation, and full of the limitless poetic potential of language.
The work of Belarusian writer and Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich is characterized by her enduring patience and willingness to listen to people’s truths.
The question of what ‘youth’ means is a tricky one. Not only is it uncomfortable for people of a certain age, but being young is an entirely relative concept.
In Chechnya, the centuries-old Caucasian honour code is slowly being eroded by the bloody politics of Ramzan Kadyrov. Original publication by Wojciech Jagielski.
Anastasianism (or the Ringing Cedars) is a new age religious movement that started in Russia. We visit one of its kinship homesteads to find out how to heal the human civilization. Original publication by Ewa Pawlik. Read by Annie Krasińska.