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Eddie Geller

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Photographer James Balog and his crew were hanging out near a glacier when their camera captured something extraordinary.

They were in Greenland, gathering footage from the time-lapse they'd positioned all around the Arctic Circle for the last several years.

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Bluffdale, Utah. Ever heard of it?

I hadn't. But it's where our story takes place, so let's take a look at where it is.

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Don't think racism in the United States is an issue? Then, I'm sure John Green will make you think again:

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Let's talk about just a few of the examples Green mentions, starting with the criminal justice system. First off, most white people don't even think there's a problem.

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Question: Why are you not more worried about capital?

Maybe you're not so worried because you don't know what the heck I'm talking about. Let's start with a definition: Capital is stuff you own and can make money off of. For example, your house in the hills, your 10 acres of beachfront property, or the 20,000 shares of Google stock you own (I'm an optimist). OK, perhaps you don't have any of those things, but there's a small group of wealthy folks who do. They're the ones holding most of the capital.

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