Lost in Translation: Gift Exchange Between U.S. and Russia

Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy And I felt bad when I told the street vendor in Mexico I couldn’t buy a sweater from him because I didn’t love him (no ‘te’ quiero vs no ‘lo’ quiero).  Take a look at this cross-cultural communication gaff on behalf of the…

Kai’s Story: A View from Someone who is not really Chinese, Cambodian, French or United Statian (or is all of the above?)

 Thank you and welcome to guest blogger Kai-Duc Luong. Kai has lived in the US for the last 11 years, 10 of them working in corporate America.  He left the corporate side to fully pursue his dream of being a filmmaker a year or so ago, to devote his attention to finishing the feature-length documentary…