In a decidedly non-festive podcast, we hear about an initiative in Mali to preserve the Tamasheq language, spoken by a dwindling number of the nomadic Tuareg people. Also, a conversation about the literary merits of the King James Bible, which turns 400 in 2011. And, the R word: rationing. Among some Americans, the rationing is R-rated when it comes to health care. But in Britain, rationing is part of the national psyche: it got the country through two world wars, and its collectivist values are at the core of Britain's government-run health service. Now though, the emergence of expensive, new end-of-life drugs are challenging Brits' belief in rationing

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