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How are the things we're talking about being talked about somewhere else in the world? Gregory Warner tells stories that follow familiar conversations into unfamiliar territory. At a time when the world seems small but it's as hard as ever to escape our echo chambers, Rough Translation takes you places.

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    • 4.9 • 636 Ratings

How are the things we're talking about being talked about somewhere else in the world? Gregory Warner tells stories that follow familiar conversations into unfamiliar territory. At a time when the world seems small but it's as hard as ever to escape our echo chambers, Rough Translation takes you places.

    The Stoop: Reclaiming Black In Australia

    The Stoop: Reclaiming Black In Australia

    Who is Black in Australia? (Or "Blak?") Our friends at The Stoop listen to the calls of the kookaburra and reexamine the global reach of the American Black Panther Party to understand the relationship between Blackness and Indigeneity down under.

    • 36 min
    The Cat Must Still Be Fed

    The Cat Must Still Be Fed

    A hyperlocal news site in Red Hook, N.Y. posts a job opening. A journalist in Ukraine applies. And what readers think of as "local news" is going to change dramatically.

    • 39 min
    Alone@Work: Miles To Go Before I'm Me

    Alone@Work: Miles To Go Before I'm Me

    726 miles in one day. Gas station sushi. Mysterious loading docks. We hit the road with American women who found long-haul trucking as a means of escape and self-transformation.

    • 31 min
    Ourselves@Work: Home Is Where The Hustle Is

    Ourselves@Work: Home Is Where The Hustle Is

    Nigerian novelist Chibundu Onuzo dreams of returning to Lagos, but she worries she'll struggle to adapt in the city of her birth, where the word "oppressor" is often used as a compliment. In this episode, she seeks advice from her "big boss" older brother.

    • 26 min
    You're@Work: The Right Persona for the Job

    You're@Work: The Right Persona for the Job

    Who are you at work? In this episode, two stories of people who really commit to embodying their work selves. The result? New realms and new personalities.

    • 33 min
    Failing@Work: Epic Fails & Failure Epics

    Failing@Work: Epic Fails & Failure Epics

    Many of us think we can't share our stories of failure until we've reached success. Some Mexico City entrepreneurs started a club to change that, and the world took notice.

    • 30 min

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636 Ratings

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