Quotes: exploitation

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  • Bell Hooks
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    ...there is an element of Play that is almost ritualistic in Black folk life. It serves to mediate the tensions, stress, and pain of constant exploitation and oppression.
  • Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
    Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
    French politician anarchist, economist and sociologist 1809-1865
    Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
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    A common danger tends to concord. Communism is the exploitation of the strong by the weak. In Communism, inequality comes from placing mediocrity on a level with excellence.
  • Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
    Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
    French politician anarchist, economist and sociologist 1809-1865
    Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
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    Communism is inequality, but not as property is. Property is exploitation of the weak by the strong. Communism is exploitation of the strong by the weak.
  • Exploitation is a harsh word, I know that, but on a certain level, to me that is the central Hollywood story.
  • For myself, if I'm trying to obtain a certain longevity in my career, to establish myself as a certain kind of star, I don't want that black exploitation image.
  • Bob Brown
    Bob Brown
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    Globally the Greens have arisen like a spontaneous combustion, a reaction to the narrow-minded state-backed exploitation of resources and wealth for a few at the expense of the many.
  • Assata Shakur
    Assata Shakur
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    I think that any time anybody gets rid of oppression, intervention, exploitation, cruelty - that's positive.
  • Bob Ney
    Bob Ney
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    In my view, there is nothing more vicious and outrageous than the abuse, exploitation and harm of the most vulnerable members of our society, and I firmly believe that our nation's laws and resources need to reflect the seriousness of these terrible crimes.
  • Eva Figes
    Eva Figes
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    Providing for one's family as a good husband and father is a water-tight excuse for making money hand over fist. Greed may be a sin, exploitation of other people might, on the face of it, look rather nasty, but who can blame a man for ''doing the best'' for his children?
  • Assata Shakur
    Assata Shakur
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    Racism had grown out of slavery and exploitation and was very hard to eradicate quickly and completely.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
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    The great battleground for the defense and expansion of freedom today is the whole southern half of the globe... the lands of the rising peoples. Their revolution is the greatest in human history. They seek an end to injustice, tyranny and exploitation. More than an end, they seek a beginning.
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
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    The law was made for one thing alone, for the exploitation of those who don't understand it, or are prevented by naked misery from obeying it.
  • Adrienne Rich
    Adrienne Rich
    American Poet 1929-
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    The mother's battle for her child with sickness, with poverty, with war, with all the forces of exploitation and callousness that cheapen human life needs to become a common human battle, waged in love and in the passion for survival.
  • Carol Bellamy
    Carol Bellamy
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    We must ensure that while eliminating child labor in the export industry, we are also eliminating their labour from the informal sector, which is more invisible to public scrutiny - and thus leaves the children more open to abuse and exploitation.
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