One of my few successes during my service here was formatting the Peace Corps South Africa grammar manual for Setswana, written mostly by Art Chambers, an SA16 volunteer. For anyone wanting to learn Setswana, I reckon it's a pretty good primer, so I present it for free here. If you think it sucks and you want to make changes, or you'd like to take a look at the raw TeX file, you can find it here.
So Reality Winner, former NSA contractor, is in federal prison for leaking classified information — for five years and three months, the longest sentence of any whistleblower in history. She gave documents on how Russia had attempted to hack vendors of election machinery and software to The Intercept , which completely bungled basic security procedures (according to a recent New York Times piece from Ben Smith, the main fault lay with Matthew Cole and Richard Esposito ), leading to her capture within hours. Winner recently contracted COVID-19 in prison, and is reportedly suffering some lingering aftereffects. Glenn Greenwald has been furiously denying that he had anything at all to do with the Winner clusterfuck, and I recently got in an argument with him about it on Twitter. I read a New York story about Winner, which clearly implies that she was listening to the Intercepted podcast of March 22, 2017 , where Greenwald and Jeremy Scahill expressed skepticism about Russia actually b
I've not gotten to do any geeky librarian stuff in a couple months, so I've printed this and will check it for table of contents, indexing, spelling, consistency, etc. for you.ReplyDelete
Someone actually read my manual? Motho mongwe o badile buka ya thutapuo ya me ka ruri?ReplyDelete
Thank you for making this available !ReplyDelete
Thanks so much for sharing the Setswana Grammar Manual! I am extremely excited to work through it!ReplyDelete
Its been such great help, thanks you so much.ReplyDelete