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Feb 20

Most often, the material being removed from shelves involves LGBTQ and African American communities.

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Feb 20

Removing books in school libraries is one thing, but removing books from public libraries challenges our right to free speech when not everyone is catered to.

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Feb 20

People in support of book banning often dislike the representation of LGBTQ communities in literature and the idea that children are reading about living alternative life styles.

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Feb 20

Book banning across public libraries in America is a recent issue, and one that poses many threats.

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Feb 18

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Feb 17

Parents and educators can utilize teens’ passion for rap as an opportunity for dialogue and learning.

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Feb 16

Suburbs exacerbate issues that the US as a country already has, instead of being a place for isolation of problems. And, other US problems keep moving into suburbs which were once one of the best places to be with best local services.

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Feb 16

Problems the US has extends to suburbs, which were supposed to be a place that was separate of these problems.

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Feb 16

When non-white people eventually move into suburbs due to civil rights, white people build new suburbs for themselves and leave the old stuff to people of color.

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Feb 16

There’s a constant negative cycle where building new infrastructure showed benefit while maintaining it was passed on to someone else.

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Feb 16

The benefits to building suburbs were many services and low taxes. However, in the long term, maintaining this infrastructure took a great toll.

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Feb 16

Salt Lake City government is very aware of the amount of harm the pollution is causing and has implemented plans to fix it, although they are in 2040. Which is too far and people want change now.

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Feb 16

Nothing will change unless everyone contributes in reducing their carbon footprint, which is going to take a lot of time, effort and leadership from our government

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Feb 16

Geological factors like wind patters keep pollution in salt lake, Although the wind pattern are not a man made issue, humans have made it much worse

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Feb 16

Smog has been an issue since the 1900’s which has contributed and worsened the pollution we have today

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Feb 16

“You own these lands; your taxes pay for them” is such a key quote here because it sets the stage for everything else; the fact that these lands being destroyed are ours (the public’s).

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Feb 16

If we convert to an economic system where production and consumption is more carefully thought through, recycling is likely to be more practical and while minimize waste and abuse of resources.

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Feb 16

This is where we introduce Neil Postman’s notion of resonance, how there are things that “a particular statement in a particular context acquires a universal significance”.
This is all theory, so what conclusions can we make?

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Feb 16

A key element of any good government is transparency, particularly in the area of finances and protections for publicly owned lands and services. Most timber sales are less than 4,200 acres (true sale size can be seen on the USFS logging map tool).

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