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Other America - Cultural Literacy and Tolerance

The Other America: Cultural Literacy & Tolerance

In a pre pandemic world I once walked into a Chase bank preparing for a trip to New Zealand. The Lake Merritt area of Oakland is six miles from San Francisco in a highly educated, successful area. I walked up to the teller with my account information and asked for the exchange rate for New …

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Art Censorship

Art Censorship: How Social Media Edits Our World View

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]ith all the horror terrorizing the world, something wonderful happened recently for the arts, and we have the French to thank for it. In a landmark censorship case against art, the French ruled that Facebook can be sued in France for censoring content. Parisian teacher Fréderic Durand-Baissas had his account suspended 5 years ago after he posted …

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