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Fake It Real Examines the Relation Between Truth and Fiction in the Age of Disinformation

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The exhibition concerns itself with the spread of fake news and disinformation globally, featuring works reflecting both Taiwanese and international artists.

From No Man Is an Island
On October 5, 2022
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TENDERNESS

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Tenderness teaches us that if we consider softness with enough rigor, if we consider ourselves with enough softness, a wound is a portal, not an end.

From Tasteful Rude
On October 5, 2022
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Meet the New Wolf, Giorgia Meloni

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the center-left who cried wolf

From Popula
On September 27, 2022
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FLAN DESPARRAMADO

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A battered woman makes a crucial deal with Dominican Jesus: if she could escape her abuser in order to spend time with her dying mother, she would learn to make flan.

From Tasteful Rude
On September 29, 2022
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Oakland Voters to Decide on Fair Elections Measure

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A ballot measure would create a public campaign financing option, called "Democracy Dollars," along with other reforms.

From Sludge
On September 28, 2022
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The Longest Memory

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I am more familiar with the poetry of Fred D’Aguiar than his prose, so I was thrilled when I discovered his debut novel at the Library of Africa and the African Diaspora (LOATAD) in Accra where I was a writer-in-residence in April earlier this year.

From Olongo Africa
On September 28, 2022
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Jiufen Old Street: A 2022 Pandemic Profile from a Taiwanese American Tourist

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If you've heard of Jiufen, you might know it is the site of filming for many Taiwanese movies, most notably City of Sadness. You might have heard it has wonderful teahouses, and maybe from a friend you heard to try the taro balls there. But you probably first and foremost know it as where Hayao Miyazaki allegedly drew inspiration from in Spirited Away.I

From No Man Is an Island
On September 21, 2022
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LADY MONDEGREEN’S JUNGLE

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In 1954 Sylvia Wright, an editor at Harper’s Magazine, wrote a piece for the magazine in which she recalls her childhood. Her mother would read the Scottish ballad “The Bonnie Earl o’ Moray” to her. Here is how young Wright heard the opening lyric:

From Tasteful Rude
On September 27, 2022
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Steve Wynn Makes Biggest Political Donation Yet

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The donation was to a pro-Trump super PAC that is supporting Trump-endorsed Mehmet Oz and attacking Senate Democratic candidates this election cycle.

From Sludge
On September 20, 2022
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The Overwhelming Seductions of New York

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Former MTA chief and NY lieutenant governor Richard Ravitch (who’s also a donor to The City) and Volcker Alliance senior director William Glasgall join the pod to break down their warning in the Daily News about the fiscal cliffs ahead.

From FAQ NYC
On September 16, 2022
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MELODRAMA-RAMA: ABSORBING DELIGHT

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The Telugu film RRR is an incredible mixture of genres, influences, and ideas: a historical epic with obvious ahistorical qualities, a combat-heavy actioner with exuberant song-and-dance numbers, a homosocial friendship drama with recognizably romantic montages. Strong notes of melodrama accent its potent blend.

From Tasteful Rude
On September 20, 2022
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LONG MARCH

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On Labor Day I put up a little red flag in front of my apartment where I hang the American flag on 4th of July.

From Awry
On September 5, 2022
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Of Couches and Class Rage

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no such thing as a free couch

From Popula
On September 14, 2022
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