In this blog for Probono Australia, Alan Kay, coordinator of the UK’s Social Audit Network, tackles the subject of language's importance in a "post-truth" climate.
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The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one’s real and one’s declared aims, one turns, as it were, instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish squirting out ink." - George Orwell
About the Author
Alan Kay is the coordinator of the UK’s Social Audit Network.
Who is it for?
This is a challenging and provocative blog that will raise questions, incite debate and challenge preconceptions for many within the sector.
How could this help/improve services for young people?
It is essential to continually to explore what we do and why we do it, in order to ensure that our offers to the young people with whom we work are the best they can be.
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