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Posted by MadaboutDana
Sep 7, 2021 at 10:16 AM


Let’s face it, various parts of the US of A are currently attempting to repress their very own ethnic voters. The old belief that developed Western nations aren’t corrupt and that only developing/emergent nations suffer from corruption issues is just that… old. Try reading Sarah Chayes on the issue (and while she focuses on America, let’s not pretend that any of us European nations are very much different – just watch the UK, Hungary or Poland as they all attempt to repress/turn the judiciary, gerrymander voting boundaries and suppress minority contingents. It’s instructive).

A reference for those interested: https://www.amazon.com/Corruption-America-What-Stake/dp/0525654852

satis wrote:
I think it’s naive to believe that given a country’s oppression of
>internal groups any company selling in and following laws within that
>country is unethical. Given China’s history of repression against Tibet
>after ‘annexation’ in 1950 anyone really believing that should not be
>purchasing Chinese-made goods at all, for the entirety of their life.
>And given Russia’s actions in Crimea in 2014 (not to mention American,
>Brazilian, Congo, Peruvian, Saudi etc treatment of indigenous people or
>women to this day) one with strong feelings about oppression should
>likewise be reconsidering purchases from any companies dealing with
>those countries.
> >Even so, there remains no evidence of those companies actually
>profiteering, which is the point I originally addressed.
> >Nevertheless, using this logic, some customer really believing this
>would necessarily himself be acting unethically by purchasing hardware
>and cloud services from any such company doing business in China, and
>they should look into the select handful of computer models made in
>Taiwan or Japan in order to live in accord with their ethics.