#Roofdog

Photo: Ron Mader, Roof Dog de Teotitlán Del Valle Apologies for the buzzwords, but that’s part of the point of this exercise. Visually, the solution I came up with this is to put the questions in the thought bubbles of a roof dog with translation into Spanish. I could print out the posters and post the …

Photography

Photo: La Cosecha Oaxaca  (pictured Charolains Fuentes Diaz, Migue Márquez, Quique P. Matadamas) Photography = the art or practice of taking and processing photographs. Planeta.com is seeking examples of photography that connect locals and visitors, whether by seeking out instagrammable places to visit or by documenting and savoring local culture. We are also keen on learning …

Civil Discourse

Buzzwords Civil discourse = Conversation intended to enhance understanding Requests Show examples of civil discourse Translating: Civil Discourse (additions and corrections requested, Google translated in this first attempt!) Spanish: Discurso civil German: Bürgerlicher Diskurs Māori: Kaupapa Akeha Planeta.com Where is the conversation? Responsible Travel Week #rtweek18

New Titles

New books: Fire and Fury http://amzn.to/2m4sppG 2018’s most explosive new title about the first year of the Trump Administration. Parodied in the successful Gorilla Channel tweet. Rock Vegas The curious tales of rock and roll in Las Vegas. Base Camp Las Vegas One of our favorite nature writers has a new book about outdoor travel …

More Books

More books: Killers of the Flower Moon https://www.davidgrann.com/books/killers-of-the-flower-moon http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/latenightlive/killers-of-the-flower-moon/9236336 Loving Le Corbusier Sound of Gravel Hidden Life of Trees The Undoing Project http://amzn.to/2hh2fBG Reformation Moral Order in a Divided World Not So New Books Finite Games <br /> Planeta.com Top Shelf New Titles Books

Library

Poster: The future … Library = A building or room containing collections of books, periodicals, and sometimes films and recorded music for people to read, borrow, or refer to. (Google) Planeta.com spotlights good practices around the world and we’ll be mentioning some of our favorite libraries cultural connections on May 21, #CulturalDiversityDay. Join us for …

Open Journalism

Photo: Always Open Open journalism is a reworking of ‘citizen journalism‘ and we are taking this notion as a cornerstone idea for how to engage with Planeta readers. We have always sought reader (aka the audience) feedback and our best features are invariably the result of collaboration. Are there ways to step up these efforts? If …

Language

Language = Method of communication, either spoken or written, consisting of the use of words in a structured and conventional way. Language, like food, is an excellent entry into another culture. At first, everything is foreign and strange. It’s the shock of the new which hits some like a punch. Expand your linguistic comfort zone. – For those …