Privateer (disambiguation)

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Privateer is an unethical corporation or wealthy individual hired covertly, i.e. under the public radar, by an enabling accomplice (elected or appointed) inside a government to fulfill a protection or empowerment function of that government without any public accountability for the purpose of undermining that government's moral mission to its people.[1] S/he is a thief of the common wealth and enemy of the common good.

Privateer may refer to:

References[edit]

  1. ^ George Lakoff, The Political Mind, Chapter 7, "Framing Reality: Privateering"