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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.