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Responding to Trump Supporters: Don’t attack the person, attack…

My SECOND video on How to Talk Trump at Thanksgiving is called “Don’t attack the person, attack the argument.” Also known as, the Ad...
Chris Castig
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Responding to Trump Supporters at Thanksgiving

How do we talk about Trump at Thanksgiving? As people feel unsafe, fear moves them to either silence, or violence. Lashing out, or not...
Chris Castig
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Waking up in Trump’s America

It’s time to Unite the Country! I feel like I’ve been in an episode of Black Mirror… not (only) because Trump won....
Chris Castig
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Why Doesn’t America Have a National Museum of Slavery?

Upon arriving back home from Berlin, Germany I can’t stop wondering: Why isn’t there a Museum of American Slavery? Last Sunday, while at a...
Chris Castig
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A Visual Retelling of Bukowski at the Charleston International…

The Shoelace (2016) has been nominated for an award at the Charleston International Film Festival! The Shoelace is a short film (3 minutes) that I created as a visual retelling...
Chris Castig
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Shut up. Yes, you are influential.

I was having a conversation this last weekend, and got in an argument with someone who didn’t think they were influential. What? Everyone is...
Chris Castig
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The Social Good Book Series: Zero Waste Home by…

In Zero Waste Home, Bea Johnson shares the story of how she simplified her life by reducing her waste. Today, Bea, her husband, Scott,...
Chris Castig
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On Reading Haruki Murakami: What does it mean to…

An instant #1 New York Times Bestseller, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage is the remarkable story of a young man haunted...
Chris Castig
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