The Situationist

The Situation of Retail Discrimination

Posted by The Situationist Staff on January 13, 2011

Here is another segment from John Quinones’s excellent ABC 20/20 series titled “What Would You Do?” — a series that, in essence, conducts situationist experiments through hidden-camera scenarios. This episode asks, “How would you respond to blatant retail discrimination?

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One Response to “The Situation of Retail Discrimination”

  1. Thanks for this. I was introduced to this show through your blog. I love it (and the blog). Also, I just discovered that Israel has its own version of “What Would You Do?”. In this episode, for example, Arabs are denied service at a kiosk in a gas station near city of Holon. Given the rise of racism in the country this is an important subject to address. The translation is not great (for example “rightist” is translated into “Zionist”), but sufficient to get the idea across.

    Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxZSnehhzsk&feature=related

    Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJSFQ-pPAEk&NR=1

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