“So-and-so gets a historic apology X years after Company/Government/Institution wronged them!”

Completely overlooks how you ruined a person’s life, in most cases for decades, and now you want a gold star.

Take your apology, add a year’s salary adjusted for inflation for every year since you wronged that person, and pay tf up.

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I am so, so tired of these toothless “apologies” being lauded as some kind of progress. No. Hit these companies/institutions right where they live—in the pocketbook—instead.

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Keep your meaningless lip service. Pay the righteous fuck up instead.

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We are never going to make any progress until addressing the bad behavior of these narcissistic, classist, privileged assholes involves real, meaningful financial and social costs to said assholes.

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And while we’re here? Charge the racist bigots double.

‘Nuff said.

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