A No Peanuts! Statement of Principles

🐵 No Peanuts! for Translators

Read the No Peanuts! Statement of Principles in Estonian, Spanish, Turkish, Romanian, or Russian.

The No Peanuts! Movement supports professional translators and interpreters in demanding and receiving a fair and honest living from their work.

No Peanuts! means refusing to believe that translators are powerless. No Peanuts! means rejecting the notion that translators must kowtow to so-called “market demand” as if we had no ability to create our own markets. No Peanuts! means insisting that we need not live in fear or accept exploitation in exchange for the right to earn a living in our chosen field.

Here’s how you can participate in the No Peanuts! Movement!

1. Resist lowering your rates.No Peanuts! starts and ends with this fundamental principle. It may seem naive to say so, but the truth is actually quite simple: If every single one of us insisted on being paid…

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