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The Racist Reset Program

Originally posted July 2013: There has been lots of shameful news lately which makes it very clear that even in our multicultural, globalized and information-inundated world, racism is alive and kicking. So far, we have not been able to find a lasting solution… What if we could push the “reset” button on people’s perceptions?

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Blog Love Postcard Promo

For today’s 31 Days to Build a Better Blog challenge I am meant to email a blog reader. Apparently some people enjoy receiving emails; this is news to me. My email inbox is the modern equivalent of my childhood closet – stuffed to bursting with unorganized junk I don’t need but can’t bring myself to […]

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Blogging Boot Camp: The Elevator Pitch

The only people I ever talk to in elevators are friends and babies. Certainly not strangers, especially in Japan. But I’ve been challenged to think about how I would describe this blog to an inquiring-but-not-necessarily-caring stranger, in the time it takes to ride an elevator, were such a socially-inappropriate elevator conversation to occur. Why? Well, […]

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