When The U.S. Pretends It’s The Center Of The Universe
Tamara Pearson
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“As someone who has never been to the U.S. — I was born in Australia and have been living in Latin America for 10 years — I come across U.S.-centrism frequently: in various online spaces, in the attitudes of people I talk to, and of course as a citizen on earth. The U.S.’s attitude in the world comes across as bossy at best, disturbingly violent at worst.

One needn’t look further than the American media landscape to bear witness to our ubiquitous self-obsession and perpetuation.”

It strikes me as suspicious, to read:

As someone who has never been to the U.S. — I was born in Australia and have been living in Latin America for ten years…

followed by this statement in the next paragraph:

One needn’t look further than the American media landscape to bear witness to our ubiquitous self-obsession and perpetuation.

You’ve never been to the US, are now living in South America and use “OUR”???

I leave it to others to elaborate on that.

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