User:Rosguill

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I mostly bounce around fixing articles linked to the community portal, or related to a topic I care about. In particular, I like doing translation tasks and copyediting. Lately, I've been doing a lot of work to help out with the New page patrol backlog, and there's a solid chance you're here to contest a PROD I put on an article in the new page queue. My current long-term project is improving coverage for Freedom of religion by country, one country at a time. I also help out by closing RfC discussions that have been listed at the (misleadingly titled) Wikipedia:Administrators' noticeboard/Requests for closure.

I'm still not sure if I'm more flattered or annoyed that new users keep copying my signature after I message them.

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Articles created[edit]

What a daunting task

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Biographies[edit]

Books[edit]

Freedom of religion[edit]

Freedom of religion by continent under construction[edit]

Freedom of religion articles that still need additional sources added[edit]

History[edit]

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Full translations[edit]

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Essays[edit]

In the Signpost[edit]

Articles I've put a lot of work into[edit]

Articles that may or may not look great now, but that I once took from being near completely illegible to having halfway decent English

Translation cleanups[edit]

Reorganization and copy editing[edit]

Media reorganization[edit]

Added content[edit]

Select XfDs[edit]

To-do[edit]

Hah as if I plan ahead

Stuff that I'm not satisfied with:[edit]

Small Things[edit]

Medium Things[edit]

  • Add DAB page for Semantic decomposition that differentiates between different uses of the term, and create stubs for missing uses
  • In Communist symbolism, the Other Communist Symbols section could use more pictures.
    • More symbols that could be added:
      • Depictions of socialist leaders, and especially depictions of Marx, Engels, Lenin, (and Stalin and Mao) "The 3/4/5 Heads".
      • Guerillero Heroico
      • Soviet Realism
        • If notable, the unique propaganda styles of other socialist countries
      • Space Race Imagery
  • History of Russian journalism needs info about journalism in the USSR 1953-1991. Right now it's written as if glasnost never happened.
  • Photojournalism in North Korea needs actual sources that aren't just Radio Free Asia and the Daily Mail
  • Fix up the mess that is the tail end of History of the Soviet Union (1927–1953).

Big Things[edit]

  • Red star honestly needs a well thought-out reorganization of its sections.
  • Judaism and politics should probably have a section on anti-Semitism that explains both how Jewish political activity has changed in response to it, and how anti-Semitic tropes about Jews sometimes include political allegations (e.g. "Jews control X", "Jews are all Y who are plotting Z")
  • Abraham Cahan could use more information about his politics specifically. Time to go dig up old copies of The Forward
  • Religious test should have a more comprehensive overview of laws concerning religious tests by American state
  • Human rights needs way less Gandhi, who was not a fan of the concept

Stuff that needs help that I'm not qualified to do[edit]

Expert attention:[edit]

  • Common ownership needs to have more examples, both historically and in modern capitalist economies.
  • Judaism and politics needs expansion, especially for the sections on the Medieval and Modern era, and especially about non-Ashkenazi Jewish communities
  • Socialism with Chinese characteristics should have a better fleshed-out criticism section.
  • Religious test needs to reflect a worldwide view WP:CSB
  • Jalil Mammadguluzadeh has some claims regarding the subject's history of feminist activism that I can't find English sources for, and whose Azerbaijani sources (to my cursory knowledge) seem unreliable

Articles to create[edit]

Award cabinet[edit]

Ooo shiny

Userboxes[edit]

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משתמש זה מסוגל לתרום ברמה בינונית של עברית.‏
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ja-1この利用者は初級日本語ができます。
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