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Making Politics Local

Legislation often affects the design community, whether we recognize it or not.

Voter fatigue … political apathy … election ennui. I don’t know about you, but I am so tired of the endless rhetoric that I am tempted to tune out any time politics comes up. But as a U.S. citizen who knows what a privilege it is to be able to vote, and as the new chair of the ASID Board of Directors, I realize that politics goes beyond electing a president every four years. We are surrounded by issues, many of them local, which directly impact us and our businesses… Read more »
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