• To me, the word “America” really means the country, not the people. I believe New York defines its residents or the Appalachians define their residents not the other way around. This leads America to not be

    • I agree with the fact that a location defines people to some extent, but I believe that people also define the places they live. When you say that America is diverse, what do you mean? Are you talking about the landmass and climate? I would like to hear more from you explaining what you mean more specifically!

    • Hello Caton! You discuss some interesting ideas about how the truth and defining qualities of America lie behind the geography and places rather than the people. While this is probably an unpopular view, I think it is a very interesting one. I think doing some research into how geography affects a person could be beneficial to proving your point. Here is an article that discusses the growing idea that technology is dismissing the importance of geography to a person’s identity that also includes a counterview to that statement. https://trend.pewtrusts.org/en/archive/trend-summer-2016/foreword-how-geography-shapes-our-identity

  • Caton wrote a new post, Police trust 8 months ago

    After reading The Hate U Give, I’ve chosen to study trust in police. I chose this issue because last year my neighbor got shot, and neither the police nor the ambulance arrived until after he died on the way to th

  • Dear Juan,
    I am interested in your blog post “Rent is Causing Anger” because rising rents are indeed a big problem in Berkeley and in the Bay and it’s hard to see when prices will get better. I, like many others, want to be able to stay in the Bay, and with the way things are going, I’m afraid that I won’t be able to afford to live here.
    The…[Read more]

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