Systemic Quotes

Systemic Quotes by Justin Simien, Scott Garrett, Arundhati Bhattacharya, Stephanie Land, Steve Albini, Charles Krauthammer and many others.

Black people are experiencing a systemic disadvantage,

Black people are experiencing a systemic disadvantage, and it goes back to slavery, which was not that long ago.
Justin Simien
Things I’ve been talking about for a long time as systemic problems, the American public has also begun to see something needs to be done down here.
Scott Garrett
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned the narrative around on demonetisation very quickly by promoting the move as one way of ending systemic corruption in the country.
Arundhati Bhattacharya
Sometimes you do not see white faces when you think of poverty. That leads to lots of stigmas, systemic racism and all that.
Stephanie Land
Some amount of support from government and regulator is required when you are looking at resolving systemic issues.
Arundhati Bhattacharya
To me, the only way we’ll see a collective change in this country is by listening to people who have experienced life in the margins of society, who have lived less privileged versions of my story, in systemic poverty and facing structural racism.
Stephanie Land
Cranking the Auto-Tune is so easy to do that there’s almost no systemic resistance to trying it. So when someone’s stuck for an idea, that’s what they do. I mean, to the extent that it’s been embraced by an entire idiom of club music and culture.
Steve Albini
Trump is a systemic stress test.
Charles Krauthammer
When I started Participant, I felt that the movie business was ripe for a company that dealt with big issues in a systemic way. I was a little surprised that nobody had done it before. But to most people, entertainment is escapism.
Jeffrey Skoll
There is no question that the Green Party has work to do in addressing racism, anti-Semitism, systemic discrimination in all its forms.
Annamie Paul
We must put an end to the corruption and systemic racism in our justice system, and that starts by electing progressive district attorneys who will fight for real justice across the country.
Shaun King
A systemic cleansing and detox is definitely the way to go after each holiday. It is the key to fighting high blood pressure, heart disease, cancer, and other health-related illnesses.
Lee Haney
Fundamental systemic crises are often associated with the decline of the dominant imperial power and its increasing inability to sustain the system over which it had previously presided. The profound instability of the interwar period owed much to Britain’s inability to maintain its role.
Martin Jacques
In essence, the tragedy of the Warsaw Rising resulted from a systemic breakdown of the Grand Alliance.
Norman Davies
Black, white and brown people have to work together to find new answers. The only way we can stop the systemic problems that people of color have faced all our lives is through honesty and transparency.
Dwane Casey
My preference is for the Federal Reserve to be the systemic risk regulator, because the responsibility for identifying and limiting potential problems is a natural complement to its role in monetary policy.
Henry Paulson
To be clear, affirmative action is not, by itself, an adequate response to decades of systemic looting, but it has been an indispensible tool in inching us towards some semblance of a more equitable society.
Clint Smith
My goal for the #1000BlackGirlBooks campaign is to create systemic change across all school systems. I want there to be diverse books that reflect the lives of every person, regardless of whether or not they are in the majority.
Marley Dias
We need to continue to modernise current humanitarian work while at the same time drive a more systemic shift in how we envision the operation and financing of humanitarian solutions.
Peter Maurer
I know John Lewis was a man of deep faith and I pray that his spirit will always guide us as we continue the work of systemic change. He charted a path for us. May we all commit to walk in his footsteps.
Mikie Sherrill
The Obama administration’s plan is to have the Federal Reserve regulate banks that might pose a ‘systemic risk’ if they were to fail.
Thomas Frank
Of course there’s systemic misogyny in certain parts of our culture and systemic racism and a wider range of insults women have to face.
Jon Ronson
The reality is we have allowed systemic racism to continue through all these years.
Sara Gideon
Especially as we engage in critical conversations about the vast inequalities that persist across our Commonwealth and our country, we need to dive deeper into how we can address the systemic challenges that permeate our healthcare system.
Abigail Spanberger
We will never address the race-based, systemic barriers to health care, equal housing and education without investing in underserved communities.
Cal Cunningham
I do believe systemic racism is real. It’s one of the main reasons I’m running for Congress.
Angela Stanton-King
I would say that Barack Obama has always been a real optimist about what can be accomplished. He believes that government can be used to create systemic, long-term, real change. And the first lady is more of a skeptic.
Jodi Kantor
I do not think that we have a systemic racism problem with law enforcement officers across this country.
Chad Wolf
It is not my belief that we need greater government regulation of hedge funds with respect to the systemic risk they create.
Kenneth C. Griffin
Disability simulation fails to capture the nuance and complexity of living in a disabled body. And it certainly fails to give a deep understanding of systemic discrimination and abuse faced by disabled people.
Stella Young
King-ian nonviolence is a way of thinking and living and is not confined to the work of social and systemic change.
Bernice King
The unified message in this fight against systemic racism and racial inequality is something that our entire Association is united to fight against.
Erik Spoelstra
The Obama Justice Department put more police departments under federal control for alleged systemic bias than any previous administration had.
Heather Mac Donald
America certainly is a great country with plenty of freedoms, but there are a lot of systemic issues that need to change.
C. J. McCollum
Since he took power over half a century ago, Fidel Castro proved to be a brutal dictator who must always be remembered by his gross abuses of human rights, systemic exploitation of Cubans, unrelenting repression, and stifling censorship upon his own people.
Bob Menendez
I condemn racism on all levels, whether personal or systemic.
Tony Evans
Regulators are a backstop: they don’t own banks. The governance at the top of our leading banks has been shown to be lamentably weak. No one at the top of Barclays will take responsibility for systemic abuse.
Vince Cable
Implicit bias – our subconscious associations of race – permeates everything that we do. And we must pursue systemic accountability to fix it.
Opal Tometi
AIG’s failure revealed systemic problems in the OTC derivatives market that went well beyond the failure of a single market participant.
Jerome Powell
In the financial system we have today, with less risk concentrated in banks, the probability of systemic financial crises may be lower than in traditional bank-centered financial systems.
Timothy Geithner
I will not ascribe to the ‘Blame America’ club for vicious abuses of human rights, systemic exploitation of Cuban labor, unrelenting repression, and stifling censorship.
Bob Menendez
It’s the reckless ideas put forward by the NRA’s leadership, and pushed through by fearful legislators, that have allowed systemic gun violence to expand, wreaking havoc on communities of color for decades.
Lucy McBath
Talking with economists, climate scientists, and psychologists convinced me that depersonalizing climate change, such that the only answers are systemic, is a mistake of its own. It misses how social change is built on a foundation of individual practice.
Annie Lowrey
The actual act of sitting out doesn’t directly fight systemic racism. But it does highlight the reality that without black athletes, the NBA wouldn’t be what it is today. The league has a responsibility to our communities in helping to empower us – just as we have made the NBA brand strong.
Avery Bradley
We need to address the systemic structural issues within the VA – the misallocation of resources, the interminably long waiting lists, the bureaucratic inefficiencies – to ensure that our American heroes are properly protected the second they return home from war.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers
I am disappointed my grandchildren are growing up in a country still struggling to change. But it doesn’t have to be this way. They don’t have to live in a country infected with systemic racism.
Mike Espy
It’s not that our high school system was not designed well, but that it was designed in 1906 when the country was just out of the industrial era. There hasn’t been a substantial systemic change the way we do high school since then.
Laurene Powell Jobs
For all of the continued awareness of systemic violence and oppression, there isn’t a lot of talk about that psychological toll of racism, at least in white circles and white media.
Tavi Gevinson
What we’ve underestimated is the systemic risk that that very finely tuned system of specialization exposes us to. And so I think we will start to ask whether there are ways that we could build some more robustness into our whole system.
Paul Romer
We cannot reform institutional racism or systemic policies if we are not actively engaged. It’s not enough to simply complain about injustice; the only way to prevent future injustice is to create the society we would like to see, one where we are all equal under the law.
Al Sharpton
The Achilles’ heel of the left has been its dependence on menace for power. Think of all the things it can ask for in the name of fighting menaces like ‘systemic racism’ and ‘structural inequality.’
Shelby Steele
From a legal perspective, the barriers to women’s economic success is systemic.
Morgan Ortagus
The politicians always told us that the Cold War stand-off could only change by way of nuclear war. None of them believed that such systemic change was possible.
Lech Walesa
The financial catastrophe of 2008 nearly precipitated a calamitous economic depression, jolting America and much of the West into a sudden recognition of their systemic vulnerability to unregulated greed.
Zbigniew Brzezinski
It is imperative that we address the barriers to access and the systemic racism that we know is contributing to our astronomically high maternal mortality rates. The onus must be on the health care system to make necessary changes.
Leana S. Wen
Perhaps the greatest challenge for the resolution of a systemic global bank is the possibility that public or private actors in different countries might take local actions that would cause the overall resolution to spin out of control.
Jerome Powell
Feminism isn’t simply about being a woman in a position of power. It’s battling systemic inequities; it’s a social justice movement that believes sexism, racism and classism exist and interconnect, and that they should be consistently challenged.
Jessica Valenti
In the first years after the systemic transition, our screens showed American entertainment that had not been available before, or had been available only sporadically.
Andrzej Wajda
On average, our corps members stay in the classroom for eight years. But again, given the systemic nature of educational inequity, we know it is vital that some of our alumni take their experience outside the classroom.
Wendy Kopp
I didn’t grow up in systemic poverty.
Stephanie Land
There is a systemic problem in this country, where schools are often forcing parents to turn to Ritalin.
Neil Bush
I ran for office because I believe personally that the cycle of poverty is systemic, is rooted in racial injustice, and is rooted in gender bias. It is violence. It is trauma. It is a crime. But, most importantly, it is our policy choice.
Jamaal Bowman
Of course, individual change doesn’t make much difference in a holistic picture… but we need both systemic change and individual change.
Greta Thunburg
In ‘When They Call You a Terrorist,’ I reflect on my time growing up in Van Nuys, California, surrounded by my devoted family and supportive friends, weaving our experiences into the larger picture of how predominantly marginalized neighborhoods are under constant systemic attack.
Patrisse Cullors
Until someone is prepared to lay out the systemic problem, we will simply go through cycles of finding corruption, finding a scapegoat, eliminating the scapegoat, and relaxing until we find the next scandal.
Newt Gingrich
Practically, systemic thinking can be used to identify problems, analyze their boundaries, design strategies and policy interventions, forecast and measure their expected impacts, implement them, and monitor and evaluate their successes and failures.
Paul Polman
The overwhelming majority of new mortgages are issued with government backing in a highly concentrated securitization market. That leaves us with both potential taxpayer liability and systemic risk.
Jerome Powell
At Translation, we pride ourselves on being one of the most diverse agencies in the industry – and with that diversity comes a wealth of different talents and perspectives. The onus is on us to empower our employees to use those considerable talents to create real systemic change.
Steve Stoute
I’m afraid sometimes certain individual cases of defaults are unavoidable. What we should do is to step up monitoring, properly handle relevant matters, and ensure there is no regional and systemic financial risk.
Li Keqiang
The way you start to break down systemic racism is to start building individual relationships with people who are not like you.
Killer Mike
True enough, Trump is a formidable foe, and systemic inequalities and disparities are worsening under this administration. But they existed long before that. And I want to lead, organize, and legislate to disrupt these disparate outcomes.
Ayanna Pressley
When it comes to policies of central bankers, the biggest systemic risk we have… are those policies.
Rick Santelli
A lot of people are quick to say that saying ‘black lives matter’ makes you anti-cop. All lives should indeed matter, but we have a systemic problem in this country in which black lives do not matter enough.
Angie Thomas
Red Interactive, the digital advertising agency, is a real, systemic kind of business, as opposed to a one-off thing. We can help advertisers frustrated by old media find clients they can work with.
Patrick Whitesell
I mean we just simply can’t stand for the systemic racism, social injustice and police brutality against the black community anymore. And it’s really about standing up for what’s right versus what’s wrong.
Erik Spoelstra
Ending educational inequality is going to require systemic change and a long-term, sustained effort. There are no shortcuts and no silver bullets.
Wendy Kopp
I can’t help but believe that at some time in the not-too-distant future, there is going to be another movement to change these systemic conditions of poverty, injustice, and violence in people’s lives. That is where we’ve got to go, and it is going to be a struggle.
Coretta Scott King
Systemic change rarely comes overnight.
DeRay Mckesson
If you’re not thinking about the way systemic bias can be propagated through the criminal justice system or predictive policing, then it’s very likely that, if you’re designing a system based on historical data, you’re going to be perpetuating those biases.
Kate Crawford
Racism may be as systemic as it always was. It is the great problem of America. It’s the one stumbling block that I don’t believe was ever smoothed over.
Robert Guillaume
I know a lot about systemic lupus erythematosus because I have it, too. I was diagnosed through the NHS when I first moved to England in 2008 following months of serious illness.
Katherine Ryan
Canada is so far behind on issues related to systemic racism.
Annamie Paul
Over time, our inescapable, systemic, fundamentally human impurity gives us the capacity to do what has not been done before: to make creative leaps in our biology, in the diseases we can resist and the foods we can digest. And in our thinking and culture and politics, too.
Mohsin Hamid
I think tech lives inside of a society that still has a lot of systemic racism and doesn’t stop at the boundaries of the tech industry. But neither is it especially exacerbated by being around technology. But it is maybe exacerbated by the irrational decision making of people who are trying to make money.
Stewart Butterfield
The Federal Reserve has a responsibility to ensure the safety and soundness of financial institutions and to contain systemic risks in financial markets.
Bernie Sanders
When athletes take a knee during the National Anthem, we must ignore President Trump’s absurd claim that they’re ‘un-American’ and instead understand that it’s very American to peacefully protest systemic injustice.
Eric Swalwell
Racism is systemic: It’s oppression that’s built into the laws, legislation, into the way neighborhoods are policed, and into job opportunities and health care and education.
Justin Simien
This is about systemic, institutional corruption, not personality. To ask the Democratic leadership to clean things up would be like asking the old Soviet bureaucracy under Brezhnev to reform itself. It ain’t going to happen.
Newt Gingrich
Systemic racism is a problem from every aspect of life.
Bubba Wallace
There are many challenges in the global education ecosystem: from top-down systemic issues in how educational services are organized and delivered, to bottom-up issues of curriculum effectiveness, accountability, and human resource allocation.
Adam Braun
If Asian America exists, it is because of systemic racism.
Karan Mahajan
If the National Football League, an organization notoriously known for not standing behind their athletes of color, can come out to make a statement to condemn racism and their systemic oppression and admit they were wrong for not listening in the past, then the ‘Bachelor’ franchise can most certainly follow suit.
Rachel Lindsay
I had seen the financial crisis unfold, and I had seen the credit derivatives market get operationally ahead of itself, which resulted in systemic risk counterparty exposures. I began to believe that distributed ledgers had the capability to tackle that problem.
Blythe Masters
We must acknowledge that issues like systemic racism, economic inequality, and the achievement gap are the result of manmade policies.
Ayanna Pressley
Systemic racism always takes a toll, whether it be by bullet or by blood clot.
Clint Smith