What is Systemic Oppression?

Recent events have made it necessary to explain several social concepts related to bias, oppression, and racism, and the fact that these things can exist in a systematic fashion, through institutions, even if you cannot find anyone who is personally racist. My recent piece on social privilege touches on the fact of systematic oppression, but I believe that an explanation of how systematic oppression…




I take a complexity approach to understanding and interpreting economics and politics. I consider our civil society to be made up of subsets of self-organizing network processes that interact to create our civil society. This is a new liberalism (neither left nor right).

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Troy Camplin

Troy Camplin

I am the author of “Diaphysics” and the novel “Hear the Screams of the Butterfly.” I am a consultant, poet, playwright, novelist, and interdisciplinary scholar.

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