May 23, 2012, 1:54 a.m.
literate chauvinismdaya dissanayake"The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read", wrote Mark Twain. Yet the man who can read but does not, considers himself superior to someone who cannot read. That is Literate Chauvinism, which extends to Linguistic Chauvinism, when "my ...
July 18, 2012, 12:04 a.m.
Reading for the Earthdaya dissanayakeReading for the Earth is a campaign launched by the Earth Day Network to help increase environmental literacy among young readers."I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues...Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get bett ...