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Britain is a country full of foibles, idiosyncrasies and outright bizarre behavior. Not just to the outside world, you understand. Sometimes, stuff that goes on in one part of the country bamboozles people who live in another part. Take a browse through this articles and learn more about what makes the Brits tick. Chairman, Chairwoman or Chair? The Weighty Issue of Gender-Specific Language The debate rages on. Yet this problematic...

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Have you ever sat down and thought about what would be the perfect work schedule for you as a single mom? Probably not, like most of us you probably just want a job that will pay the bills and you’ll juggle and stress and maneuver so that you can manage whatever schedule you’re given. Take a moment and think about what would be the best schedule for your life. Do you have young children who aren’t in school yet? If you work evening...

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Multiculturalism Multicultural (or intercultural) education focuses on endeavors which deal with the rich diversity of cultures within the United States. According to the American Council on International Intercultural Education, we tend to approach multicultural education with a set of predispositions. There is an aspect of our nature that keeps diverse peoples from living in harmony. Some attribute this to the limits of our comfort...

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Back in the fall, before the snow fell, Boy 12, Boy 7 and their 7-year-old cousin hiked up into the hills near our home. (It’s a mountain range, really, not just a hill. But since they weren’t going far, “hill” gives a truer impression.) Their destination was “the tree house,” which is not a tree house at all, but a pair of rope swings—how the spot got its name I’ll never know. Kids are liars, all. There are two rope swings tied to a...

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Unique implication for Chinese social media Social media in China is considered a place for a user of the Internet to speak their minds and generally feel free. This is very different compared to the West, where liberation on the internet does not appear distinct compared to everyday interaction. Of course, the big difference in China comes from political constraints created by the government. As Chinese a user of the Internet are...

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Part 2: Contents: -Government Control -Entertainment Focused -References Government Control Background There has never been any doubt surrounding the government’s ability to censor and control the internet. With regular blocking of Google, continued blocking of Western SNS sites such as Facebook, Twitter and even Chinese SNS websites such as Fanfou.com.cn, the government have control of social media. This control has become even more...

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