Week 7: micro-aggressions: the everyday verbal, nonverbal, and environmental slights, snubs, or insults, whether intentional or unintentional, which communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative messages to target persons based solely upon their marginalized group membership. Week 8: meme: an element of a culture or system of behaviour that may be considered to be passed from one individual to another by nongenetic means, especially imitation. A humorous image, video, piece of text, etc. that is copied (often with slight variations) and spread rapidly by internet. Week 10: citizens united (vs federal election commission): a critical decision by the us supreme court. Week 11: russian oligarchs: near synonym of business oligarch or business magnate . Used to describe the huge, fast-acquired wealth of some businessmen of the former soviet republics (mostly russia and ukraine) during privatization in russia after the dissolution of the soviet union in the. Week 12: koch brothers: sons of fred c. koch, founder of koch industries.