Exploiting exploitation

An essential example of the need for savviness: the pretext of saving Muslim women. Well-meaning people are justifiably upset by stories of the oppression of Muslim women — but fail to realize that these stories, although often true, are used in bad faith to dupe people into condoning the policies that serve the concentration and abuse of power, e.g., immigration crack-downs, refugee refusal, police militarization, expanded surveillance, discrimination, incarceration, torture, bombings, war.


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