CULTURE

THERE'S NO PLACE ONLINE FOR PERFORMATIVE BODY POSITIVITY

THERE'S NO PLACE ONLINE FOR PERFORMATIVE BODY POSITIVITY

Believe it or not, this virtual movement has taught us to deal with self-doubt and discrimination, instead of dismantling the social structures that perpetuate them

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HOW "YUSHENG" (RAW FISH) MADE US RICHER

HOW "YUSHENG" (RAW FISH) MADE US RICHER

So when we stood around the table, yelling in unison and wildly tossing that fish salad with chopsticks, we were trying to generate greater wealth.

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MY LUNAR NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS

MY LUNAR NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS

I want to deconstruct the boundaries that have constricted me to the arbitrary rules that forbid me from free expression and exploration. 

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PUBLIC LIBRARIES ARE THE FUTURE

PUBLIC LIBRARIES ARE THE FUTURE

In a time when demographics determine who gets around in this world, the public library’s open-door policy is a compassionate and revolutionary act in itself.

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VOTE OUT THE ABSURDITY

VOTE OUT THE ABSURDITY

Listen: we love the wild, the unreasonable, the silly, and the nonsensical. But even we can see that these are not the qualities we want in our politics.

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BY THE WAY, YOU’RE ASIAN

BY THE WAY, YOU’RE ASIAN

At times, I wanted to crawl out of my skin so I didn’t have to confront the reality of my altered identity that I had constructed for myself.

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