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All of this is of course made possible by the bizarre, outdated, exploitive definition of amateurism that serves as the NCAA’s raison d’etre.
The DSA could organize boycotts of exploitive landlords, to help bring the issue of housing costs to the fore.
The piece was reported by Shelley Smith and producer Russell Dinallo and threaded the very difficult line of reporting a tough story on mental illness without being exploitive of the subject.
Harry Truman wouldn’t give speeches for money and called the practice exploitive, but that did not stop Gerald Ford, who was the first president known to take advantage of the speaking circuit after leaving office.
FBI agents looking for abusers search BitTorrent to spot people sharing exploitive images.
Rock performers, along with rappers and all sorts of other musicians, are supposed to be socially conscious artists rather than exploitive capitalists, so jacking up prices hurt their images.
A report released last year by the Asia Floor Wage Alliance slammed the company for exploitive working conditions in its Asian factories.
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