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Why We’re Not All Speaking Esperanto

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The search for a universal language is as old as time, and yet the creation of Esperanto to bring all nations together never caught on. Stephanie Tam joins host Krys Boyd to tell the story of one man’s quest for a lingua franca that would bridge communication and why it was blocked by colonial ideas of English superiority. Her article “A Tale of Two Tongues” was published in Believer Magazine.