Reblog: The French Approach to “Anti-Racism” — Pretty Words and Magical Thinking

Originally posted on Aware of Awareness:
I first came to France twelve years ago during my junior year abroad. I was the first person in my family to get a passport and I could barely contain my excitement. In the winter of 2003, two years before the riots that followed the untimely deaths of 15… Continue reading Reblog: The French Approach to “Anti-Racism” — Pretty Words and Magical Thinking

Reblog: The remarkable art of giving and receiving change in Japan

Originally posted on TEAM YELLOW:
RocketNews 24: If you’re tired of receiving vacant smiles and flippant customer service at your local grocery store, you may want to make a trip to Japan, where the customer always comes first and every transaction is concluded with a graceful bow. This remarkable attention to customer service even extends to the… Continue reading Reblog: The remarkable art of giving and receiving change in Japan