In Patriarchy No One Can Hear You Scream: Rebecca Solnit on Jeffrey Epstein and the Silencing Machine | Literary Hub


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"The great work of investigative journalists in recent years has let us see might, naked and corrupt, doing its best to trample, silence, discredit the less powerful and their rights and with it the idea of right as an ethic independent of power. That these men actually run the media, the government, the financial system says everything about what kind of systems they are. Those systems have toiled to protect them, over and over. Indeed, power is not vested in them but in the individuals and institutions all around them. This makes it essential to look past individual perpetrators to the systems that allow them to commit crimes with impunity."
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13 hours ago by wn
RT : "Truth is whatever the powerful want it to be."

Rebecca Solnit on Jeffrey Epstein and the silencing machine.
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via Pocket - In Patriarchy No One Can Hear You Scream: Rebecca Solnit on Jeffrey Epstein and the Silencing Machine - Added July 11, 2019 at 02:59PM One of my favorite books when I was young was T. H. White’s The Once and Future King, and one of its central themes is the attempt of King Arthur to replace an ethos of “might is right” with something closer to justice.
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6 days ago by peteyreplies
"It takes a village to silence a victim, and there are a lot of willing villagers."
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6 days ago by audrey
Monsters rule over us, on behalf of monsters.
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One of my favorite books when I was young was T. H. White’s The Once and Future King , and one of its central themes is the attempt of King Arthur to replace an…
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7 days ago by kerim
If this doesn't make your skin crawl and stomach turn, check to make sure your "I'm a human" light is on.
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One of my favorite books when I was young was T. H. White’s The Once and Future King , and one of its central themes is the attempt of King Arthur to replace an…
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