Ivy Digest

BOOK TRENDS 2021

While the 2020 pandemic raged around the world, racists raged against Asians. Amid the abuse, Asian books surged in popularity. The book-into-movie “Crazy Rich Asians” in 2018 signaled the worldwide bankability of Asians in movies […]

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BITCOINS ARE HIGHLY REACTIVE

On March 11, 2020, WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic and the bitcoin (BTC) was worth $7,950. The next day BTC plunged to $4,810. It slowly rose to around $10k in May. By November it held […]

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HOW WE LEARN BIAS AND TOLERANCE

We all notice race from birth. As babies, we quickly differentiate languages, likely from the sounds we hear while in the womb. Studies show that newborns can identify their mother’s voice and turn towards it. […]