Bernie Madoff was made by privilege

The Weaponized Privilege of Bernie Madoff Is Still Unsettling

A Ponzi scheme of $65 billion goes way beyond gall and greed.

Greed is one theme to this horror story.

But America’s investment in privilege also sponsored Bernie’s crimes.

America racializes who’s safe and who commits crimes.

Bernie Madoff proves someone’s privilege can make white-collar crimes catastrophic.

Privilege is a bump stock that gives Bernie Madoffs everything they need to be mass looters.

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