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$1-billion-a-day figure estimating the costs of the Port of Los Angeles/Port of Long Beach strike was trotted out quickly and promoted widely, because it's attention-getting. And possibly, because it serves certain political objectives. But it's not accurate.
The outcome of a single story can be that it flattens our understanding of art and of each other in a now globalized world.