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Whether 'Burma' Or 'Myanmar,' The Root Is The Same01:07Download


Melissa Block and Guy Raz note that not all news outlets have accepted the name Myanmar for the country also known as Burma. They describe the issue of accepting a name chosen by a brutal regime — and how, in the end, it doesn't matter because the root word is the same.

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