Today's NY Times pairs two articles-- one on English's increased use in all of europe-- and the implications, and another on Americans failure to learn other languages-- and how that is causing problems

the NYTimes does require you "subscribe" to read most articles, and you must accept cookies-- but it has a decent privacy policy, (well spelled out). here is a link to home page.. Article is a headlinger-- In hard copy it was Page 1, column 1, above the fold!