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Moral Discomfort, Privilege, and the Politics of Air-Conditioning

Moral Discomfort,  Privilege,  and the Politics of Air-Conditioning

 

By Erik Lindberg

 

We don’t have central air conditioning in our house; nor do we run window units.  Other than the fact that my family is part of a 13% minority in the United States, where 87% of all households artificially cool their air, the lack of air-conditioning in itself should not be remarkable.  Friends and acquaintances will nevertheless express disproportionate astonishment. …

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