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To make sure that we are committing to governing by including those who feel that they’ve been forgotten, oppressed and overlooked.
NANCY PELOSI ISN’T THE ONLY WOMAN IN HOUSE LEADERSHIP ANYMORE. MEET INCOMING ASSISTANT SPEAKER KATHERINE CLARKEHINCHLIFFENOVEMBER 25, 2020FORTUNE
The fact that women can occupy the dual role of oppressor and oppressed is a reality that is still not fully understood.
WHY IT’S IMPORTANT TO SEE WOMEN AS CAPABLE … OF TERRIBLE ATROCITIESLGBTQ-EDITORNOVEMBER 21, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
My grandparents, Vartan and Yersapet, were among the proud but oppressed Armenian minorities in the Ottoman province of Adana.
HOW BIKING ACROSS AMERICA FORMED AN UNLIKELY FRIENDSHIPRAFFI JOE WARTANIANOCTOBER 8, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
People are just so angered, and their anger is directed at us, because we are part of the machine and the system that has oppressed them.
WHAT CAN MAYORS DO WHEN THE POLICE STOP DOING THEIR JOBS?BY ALEC MACGILLISSEPTEMBER 3, 2020PROPUBLICA
The AI community is finally waking up to the fact that machine learning can cause disproportionate harm to already oppressed and disadvantaged groups.
PARTICIPATION-WASHING COULD BE THE NEXT DANGEROUS FAD IN MACHINE LEARNINGAMY NORDRUMAUGUST 25, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Let him that escapeth be consumed by the rage of the fire: and let them perish that oppress thy people.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The general sense clearly is, that the friars oppress the weak, but not the strong.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
I never injured a creature in my life, and can not find it in my heart to wish evil even to those who injure and oppress me.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
In the first place, I am an Anarchist: I do not believe in man-made law, designed to enslave and oppress humanity.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
The employment of children and apprentices enabled the masters to oppress them; they were unable to earn more than 8s.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OPPRESS

  • afflicted
  • distressed
  • economized
  • oppressed
  • pinched pennies
  • pressed
  • scraped
  • scrimped
  • skimped
  • spared
  • stinted
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