Unfiltered on the Ground:
Traveler Thoughts

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Name: Masatoshi Nishimura Hometown: Osaka, Japan Present City: Toronto, Canada The political issues that people care about are so different. I guess that in North America and Europe they are very concerned about racism. Feminism is quite a big deal there too, the number of women CEOs and whatnot. I studied humanities in university in…

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Kimberly Hughes is a freelance writer, translator, editor, university educator and community organizer based in Tokyo. She was a longtime contributor of stories on grassroots socio-political movements for the Ten Thousand Things blog, and her feature stories on social issues, arts/culture and travel have appeared in publications including The Mainichi, The Diplomat, Kyoto Journal, Tokyo Weekender, Sixty-Six Magazine and Craftsmanship Quarterly.

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