Monthly Archives: May 2011

Legalized pirating for state's sake

I have just been pointed out by @ecphaff¬†a legalized version of pirating: ¬†based on the Letter of marque. In short: when legalized, you – as a private entrepreneur – could rob any enemy ship and deliver their people to court. If you did not have this Letter, you were an illegal pirate and could be […]

Classism and the long tail of us

Classism is in my eyes the meta-structure that harbors racism, sexism and similar trends. Classism goes hand in hand with groups of elite, the VIP (Very Important People) concept and similar streams. You are less of a human being because… Classism assumes on the low end that – because you are not from a specific […]