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The global supply chain of AI replicates colonial inequities.


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Widening Geographic Inequality

The global supply chain of AI (data, computational power, natural resources, labor) today replicates historical colonial inequities, and the continued subordination of Global South countries and extraction of wealth to enrichen the Global North. If AI is as powerful a technological revolution as many believe it will be, it will only widen the already gaping chasm between rich and poor countries worldwide, with people of color continuing to lose out.

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