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So… the nation was struggling with how to assimilate their new freedom with the oppression of the past.
ACTRESS, MOTHER, ACTIVIST ALYSSA MILANO ON LIFE AS A TRIPLE THREATESABELLE LEEFEBRUARY 11, 2021OZY
He gave his supporters a sense of belonging, a shared sense of oppression from those in positions of power and influence.
THE REPUBLICAN PARTY TRIES TO FIGURE OUT THE PATH FORWARDPHILIP BUMPFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Help them accept non-closure, both because the event is evolving hourly and because it is representative of larger systems of oppression that have been operating in our country for generations.
HOW WE TALK TO CHILDREN ABOUT THE ATTACK ON CAPITOL HILL MATTERSDANIEL BENTLEYJANUARY 7, 2021FORTUNE
It doesn’t treat the United States as an unvarying force for freedom or oppression but as an arena where worldviews compete.
WE TEACH STUDENTS HOW TO UNDERSTAND THE U.S., NOT TO LOVE IT — OR HATE ITDANIEL IMMERWAHRDECEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
This needs conscious change, and that will take as much effort as any other fight against systematic oppression.
HOW OUR DATA ENCODES SYSTEMATIC RACISMAMY NORDRUMDECEMBER 10, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
This leads to various degrees of marginalisation and oppression in women.
THREE WOMEN: STORIES OF INDIAN TRAFFICKED BRIDESLGBTQ-EDITOROCTOBER 5, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
We are dedicated to creating sustainable and effective change, while recognizing that we must also identify internally how we participate in systems of oppression.
TIME FOR A NEW CHAPTER OF CAPITAL PRIDECAPITAL PRIDE ALLIANCEOCTOBER 1, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Together, we have fought to love who we want to love, for sexual freedom, to be free of violence and oppression in all its forms, to be seen, valued, and celebrated as fully human.
REA CAREY TO STEP DOWN AS NATIONAL LGBTQ TASK FORCE EXECUTIVE DIRECTORMICHAEL K. LAVERSSEPTEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
The entire class of final-year high school students at Bishops in Cape Town has submitted a petition calling out “systemic oppression.”
IS SCHOOL OUT FOREVER?DANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 9, 2020OZY
To do otherwise wasn’t at base a matter of injustice or oppression, although it produced plenty of both.
GENDER IS WHAT YOU MAKE OF IT - ISSUE 88: LOVE & SEXCHARLES KINGAUGUST 5, 2020NAUTILUS
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WORDS RELATED TO OPPRESSION

  • anguish
  • bitterness
  • blue devils
  • blue funk
  • blues
  • catatonia
  • chagrin
  • cheerlessness
  • dejection
  • depression
  • desolation
  • despair
  • despondence
  • despondency
  • disconsolateness
  • discouragement
  • dismals
  • distress
  • doldrums
  • dolefulness
  • dolor
  • downheartedness
  • dullness
  • dumps
  • dysphoria
  • foreboding
  • funk
  • glumness
  • grief
  • heaviness
  • heavy-heartedness
  • horror
  • low spirits
  • malaise
  • melancholy
  • misery
  • misgiving
  • mope
  • morbidity
  • mourning
  • oppression
  • pensiveness
  • pessimism
  • sadness
  • saturninity
  • sorrow
  • unhappiness
  • vexation
  • weariness
  • woe
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