The model of homo oeconomicus is antiquated and over-simplified. Dominant economic models are not based on a realistic picture of humans. In the economic model, we act as egoistic beings only interested in optimizing our own advantages. The model does not know different human motives that could be differently activated depending on the context.
Chico Mendes, Santos Rodrigues, Ohio nun Dorothy Stang are some of the nearly 1000 environmentalists murdered in Brazil by cattle ranchers, loggers, and other financial interests. The group Global Witness lists 32 countries in which environmentalists have been killed.
A report written by the FBI in 2006 described how white supremacists groups had been actively placing their members into police departments. The high incidence of police shootings has placed that report back into the public eye.
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The biggest fire in Washington history, one of nearly 70 burning in Western states, has burned an area bigger than Rhode Island. States ask for volunteers. Inaction and lack of prioritization by the federal government has made this the worst fire season ever.