My Favorite Quotes

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 Neil MacKinnon - “The market is having a re-think about the Fed's intention on interest rates.”
 Catharine MacKinnon - “Politically, I call it rape whenever a woman has sex and feels violated.”
 Catharine MacKinnon - “Can postmodernism hold the perpetrators of genocide accountable”
 Catharine MacKinnon - “Men who are in prison for rape think it's the dumbest thing that ever happened... they were put in jail for something very little different from what most men do most of the time and call it sex. The only difference is they got caught. It may also be true.”
 Neil MacKinnon - “Even allowing for the GDP upward revision, the data today has generally been regarded as disappointing and has taken the steam out of the dollar.”
 Neil MacKinnon - “Even allowing for the GDP upward revision, the data today has generally been regarded as disappointing and take the steam out of the dollar.”
 Catharine MacKinnon - “What postmodernism gives us instead is a multicultural defense for male violence - a defense for it wherever it is, which in effect is a pretty universal defense.”
 Catharine MacKinnon - “In all these situations, there was not enough violence against them to take it beyond the category of 'sex' they were not coerced enough.”
 Catharine MacKinnon - “All sex, even consensual sex between a married couple, is an act of violence perpetrated against a woman.”
 Catharine MacKinnon - “Postmodernism is an academic theory, originating in academia with an academic elite, not in the world of women and men, where feminist theory is rooted.”
 Catharine MacKinnon - “In a patriarchal society, all heterosexual intercourse is rape because women, as a group, are not strong enough to give meaningful consent.”
 Neil MacKinnon - “The dollar is going to prove resilient, and we could see further gains. Higher rates have supported the dollar all year, and with more work to do by the Fed, I can't see that changing.”
 Catharine MacKinnon - “In a society in which equality is a fact, not merely a word, words of racial or sexual assault and humiliation will be nonsense syllables.”
 Neil MacKinnon - “The theme this morning is an increased awareness of the terrorist threat, which is benefiting the Swiss franc in its traditional role as a safe-haven currency.”
 Neil MacKinnon - “We've had a dollar sell-off in the latter half last week and a little bit of profit taking in late London trading.”
 Catharine MacKinnon - “So the idea that there is nothing essential, in the sense that there are no human universals, is dogma. Ask most anyone who is going to be shot at dawn.”
 Rebecca MacKinnon - “Ultimately, if you're not behaving ethically, especially when it comes to information technology, especially when it comes to dictators, you are helping shape a world in which dictatorships are stronger.”
 Neil MacKinnon - “The dollar has started the week on a firm note and the ISM numbers this afternoon are expected to confirm improving confidence.”
 Neil MacKinnon - “Whatever differences they've had, there does seem to be the same concern about inflation.”
 Rebecca MacKinnon - “I must say I am not without sympathy for some of these executives, who find themselves in this position. It sounds like there are a lot of heated arguments going on in that Microsoft company.”
 Neil MacKinnon - “As far as interest rates are concerned, zero growth puts a 50 basis points cut back on the agenda at this week's Federal Open Market Committee meeting.”
 Rebecca MacKinnon - “One day, people in China may be able to see the records of conversations between multinational tech companies and the Chinese authorities.”
 Rebecca MacKinnon - “Bottom line is, it's good they're in China. . . . But there's a lot more they can do when it comes to thinking through the human rights implications of their business practices. If high-tech companies are serious about doing the right thing, they can join together and lobby for more transparency and accountability in the way in which Chinese officialdom deals with Internet services.”
 Rebecca MacKinnon - “Microsoft, Yahoo and others are helping to institutionalize and legitimize the integration of censorship into the global IT business model.”
 Rebecca MacKinnon - “Nobody is one asking Western companies to go and lobby the Chinese government to change its behavior. That's not possible. But what we are asking companies to do is change the way in which they respond to Chinese government behavior and the way in which they interact with it, and that they can control.”

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