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How to Fight Fascism – Mike Monteiro

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May 15, 2017

How to Fight Fascism – Mike Monteiro

Talk at From Business to Buttons 2017 in Stockholm. #fbtb17

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May 15, 2017
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  1. YOU WANNA TALK
    ABOUT DESIGN OR
    POLITICS?

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  2. DESIGN IS ALWAYS
    POLITICAL.

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  3. DESIGN IS:
    THE INTENTIONAL
    SOLUTION TO A
    PROBLEM WITHIN A 

    SET OF CONSTRAINTS.
    PROBLEM
    CONSTRAINTS
    INTENTIONAL
    SOLUTION

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  4. Greensboro
    Winston-Salem
    Charlotte

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  5. Steven Nass, CC BY-SA 4.0

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  6. Steven Nass, CC BY-SA 4.0

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  7. Steven Nass, CC BY-SA 4.0

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  8. Maps by the Washington Post.

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  9. THE VOTING
    RIGHTS ACT

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  10. OUR SOLUTIONS 

    CAN ONLY BE AS 

    GOOD AS WE ARE.

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  11. “We’ll partner with in
    the world as long they’re
    about making transportation
    in cities better.”
    anyone

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  12. “We’ll partner with anyone in
    the world as long they’re
    about making transportation
    in cities better.”

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  13. “The HR rep began the meeting
    by asking me if I had noticed
    *I* was the common theme in
    all of the reports…

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  14. DESIGN MUST HAVE
    AN ETHICAL CORE.

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  15. “…the firm’s principal, did
    not want to talk about
    politics, and emphasized
    that their mission is purely
    architectural.”

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  16. ” …something we consider 

    too dangerous to create.”

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  17. WE ARE GATEKEEPERS.

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  18. But Mike, won’t 

    somebody else do it?

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  19. It won’t be easy…
    …but it’ll be worth it.

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  20. THIS IS WHAT FASCISTS LOOK LIKE

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  21. ” …something we consider 

    too dangerous to create.”

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  22. OPPENHEIMER’S
    OPTIMISM DIED
    AT THE FIRST HURDLE

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  23. “There are professions more
    harmful than industrial design, 

    but only a very few of them.”
    —VICTOR PAPANEK

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  24. THE SERVICE ECONOMY
    DOESN’T CARE ABOUT
    POOR PEOPLE

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  25. THE SERVICE ECONOMY
    DOESN’T CARE ABOUT
    BLACK PEOPLE

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  26. THE SERVICE ECONOMY
    DOESN’T CARE ABOUT
    WOMEN

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  27. THE SERVICE ECONOMY
    DOESN’T CARE ABOUT
    MUSLIMS

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  28. WE DO NOT
    WORK WITH
    FASCISTS.

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  29. THE FUTURE IS
    UNWRITTEN

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  30. WE GOT BADASS WOMEN!

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  31. WE GOT JOHN LEWIS!

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  32. “Never doubt that a small
    group of thoughtful,
    committed citizens can
    change the world.

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  33. “Indeed, it is the only thing
    that ever has.”

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  34. THANK YOU
    MADE BY 

    AN IMMIGRANT

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