Category Archives: Economic elitism

The powerless get disciplined, the powerful not so much

BNP Paribas has just paid a rather large fine for circumventing US sanctions, HSBC paid a (significantly smaller) fine for laundering money of criminal organizations, yet in both of these cases the decision makers have been untouched – undermining any … Continue reading

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Why does anyone think it a good idea to make fun of the oppressed?

Blizzard Entertainment releases April Fool’s related to their games, typically well thought-out and funny. This year, however, they succumbed to gamer’s disease and decided to publish something (“Artcraft—Remaking the Female Draenei”) that was racist, ableist, made fun of the poor, … Continue reading

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