Category Archives: Wokeness

CEOs Fear Their Woke Employees — Iowa Climate Science Education

An article at AMAC explains Chief Woke Officers Take Over Corporate America.  Excerpts in italics with my bolds. Mitch McConnell tried to warn them. He said that “If I were running a major corporation, I would stay out of politics” and stop “behaving like a woke parallel government.” Yet corporations continue to preach endlessly about […]

CEOs Fear Their Woke Employees — Iowa Climate Science Education

How University Wokeness Destroyed an Academic’s Career — The BFD

Michael Cookmercatornet.com Michael Cook is the editor of MercatorNet. This year we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the publication of Through the Looking-Glass, Lewis Carroll’s famous novel about Alice’s absurd adventures in a world of upended logic. Amongst her many memorable conversations is this one with the White Queen: “I can’t believe that!” said Alice. “Can’t…

via How University Wokeness Destroyed an Academic’s Career — The BFD

MEDIAWATCH: ODT attack a reminder of how damaged the Hate Speech fight will be — The Daily Blog

WARNING – A LEFTISTS NZ BLOG TALKING SENSE!

Otago Daily Times newspaper lambasted for publishing ‘despicable’ Speak Up For Women ad The Otago Daily Times newspaper is being criticised for publishing an advertisement by the controversial feminist group Speak Up For Women. A photo of the advert, published in the newspaper on Tuesday, was posted to Twitter by a Dunedin resident. The advertisement…

via MEDIAWATCH: ODT attack a reminder of how damaged the Hate Speech fight will be — The Daily Blog

Ocasio Cortez: Texas ‘Heartbeat Law’ Is An Attack On ‘Menstruating Persons’ — The Daily Wire

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) weighed in on the Texas “heartbeat” law, which effectively bans abortions after fetal cardiac activity can be detected (around the sixth week of pregnancy), calling the measure an example of “rape culture” and an attack on “menstruating people” — a “woke” term for biological women. Appearing on Anderson Cooper’s CNN’s program…

via Ocasio Cortez: Texas ‘Heartbeat Law’ Is An Attack On ‘Menstruating Persons’ — The Daily Wire

‘Wokeness’ and the collapse of intellectual freedom in the West — The Wentworth Report

‘Wokeness’ and the collapse of intellectual freedom in the West. By Robert Tombs. When I started life as a historian, going to France to do a PhD in the 1970s, French universities were held in a tight ideological grip. The subject I was working on — the Paris Commune of 1871 — turned out, to…

via ‘Wokeness’ and the collapse of intellectual freedom in the West — The Wentworth Report

When Will Liberals Wake Up to Wokery? — The Wentworth Report

When Will Liberals Wake Up to Wokery? By Steven Hayward. Everyone of a certain age will remember Bill Clinton’s famous “Sister Souljah” moment in the 1992 campaign, when he called out, in front of Jesse Jackson, black racism in rap music and au courant circles of black culture. (Sister Souljah had said, “if black people…

via When Will Liberals Wake Up to Wokery? — The Wentworth Report

Calvin Robinson: The Left and Right are both wrong on pronouns – and it’s distracting us from the real battle that’s going on — Conservative Home

Are we inventing an issue that doesn’t exist in order for the Left to virtual signal and the Right to campaign against?

via Calvin Robinson: The Left and Right are both wrong on pronouns – and it’s distracting us from the real battle that’s going on — Conservative Home

A Modest Proposal For Reining In Woke Universities — The Daily Wire

Earlier this month, Nikole Hannah-Jones, the lead author of The New York Times’ controversial (and historically dubious) 1619 Project and an apparent supporter of the Cuban regime, declined an offer of tenure from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. If one recalls, she had initially been denied tenure, with her lack of academic credentials and the fact that the…

via A Modest Proposal For Reining In Woke Universities — The Daily Wire

Wikileaks Co-founder: Site Now Promotes Leftist Establishment Propaganda — The BFD

P.J. Gladnicknewsbusters.org P.J. Gladnick is probably the only writer on NewsBusters to have received an award from the Soviet Union. It was for his work as an American correspondent for Krokodil Magazine which you can see chronicled in I Was A Commie Writer. Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger is warning that the online encyclopedia is nothing like it used…

via Wikileaks Co-founder: Site Now Promotes Leftist Establishment Propaganda — The BFD

NYC’s top schools seek next generation of woke educators — FOX News

Many of New York City’s once-vaunted private schools are hunting for the next generation of woke educators to preach the gospel of anti-racism and critical race theory, a review of job applications by The Post shows.

via NYC’s top schools seek next generation of woke educators — FOX News

Groan – why the latest Feminist Billboard censorship fiasco hurts Labour’s Hate Speech aspirations — The Daily Blog

This is a Leftist Blog but every so often they make some sense!

Speak Up For Women controversy: Billboard removed, mayor apologises Lower Hutt’s Mayor has apologised after saying controversial group Speak Up For Women could hold one of their events in a council waste bin. Meanwhile, one of the group’s billboards has been taken down from one of Go Media’s central Wellington sites. Jesus wept this schism…

via Groan – why the latest Feminist Billboard censorship fiasco hurts Labour’s Hate Speech aspirations — The Daily Blog

Disappointment of the Day — The BFD

Weather forecaster Philip Duncan has expressed his “disappointment” in New Zealanders who did not like him calling New Zealand “Aotearoa.” Duncan said it is disappointing that many New Zealanders are still showing resistance to embracing te reo Maori. He jokingly suggested that those who had felt compelled to air their grievances likely did not have…

via Disappointment of the Day — The BFD

Greta Thunberg: “150 Weeks have Passed” but Leaders are Only Pretending to Act — Watts Up With That?

Greta made woke climate leaders squirm at Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Austrian World Summit 2021 – they had to sit there and take it, and applaud and thank her afterwards.

via Greta Thunberg: “150 Weeks have Passed” but Leaders are Only Pretending to Act — Watts Up With That?

2nd Largest U.S. Defense Contractor Goes Woke: White, Straight, Christian Men Must ‘Identify Your Privilege,’ ‘Participate In Reparations,’ ‘Decolonize Your Bookshelf’ — The Daily Wire

The second-largest defense contractor in America is imposing an “anti-racism” program using critical race theory, arguing that white or straight or Christian men should “identify your privilege,” “participate in reparations,” and “decolonize your bookshelf.” Raytheon Technologies Corporation implemented a program titled “Stronger Together.” As leading Critical Race Theory opponent and investigator Christopher Rufo, who obtained…

via 2nd Largest U.S. Defense Contractor Goes Woke: White, Straight, Christian Men Must ‘Identify Your Privilege,’ ‘Participate In Reparations,’ ‘Decolonize Your Bookshelf’ — The Daily Wire

Non-inclusive Rainbow Laid by Council. — The BFD

July 4th, 2021. In Taunton, Somerset, the local council laid a multi-coloured 62-metre riverside path. In Taunton, Somerset, in a spirit of inclusivity and in acknowledgement of LGBT etc, the local council laid a multi-coloured 62-metre riverside path. A local arts movement said that “The rainbow footpath will signal to both visitors and the community…

via Non-inclusive Rainbow Laid by Council. — The BFD

An electoral consequence is not a threat — Kiwiblog

The Stuff headline: A Dunedin City councillor received a threatening email from a community board member before the council voted to include Māori representation on two key committees. A threatening e-mail? Did she go to the Police? Was it violence that was threatened? Arson? Theft? Cr Carmen Houlihan said she received a ‘’threatening’’ email from…

via An electoral consequence is not a threat — Kiwiblog

Get Ready For A ‘Woke’ Olympics — The Daily Wire

The Olympics in Tokyo this year is set to be the most political yet, and the games haven’t even started. Athletes who otherwise would receive little to no attention are making various political statements, gaining them praise in the media and adoration from more famous athletes. Take the example of a hammer thrower, who turned…

via Get Ready For A ‘Woke’ Olympics — The Daily Wire

The Free Speech Union’s Letter to Westpac — The BFD

Free Speech Unionfsu.nz Update: A supporter has flagged this piece of PR put out by Westpac: Westpac offers bank accounts to help newly-released prisoners re-integrate into society. So Westpac are actively helping (and rightly so) convicted criminals reintegrate into society yet are doing the opposite for Lee Williams who is guilty of saying stupid things. Please share…

via The Free Speech Union’s Letter to Westpac — The BFD

Trans Athlete To Compete in Women’s Weightlifting at Olympics! Is It Fair? — The Wentworth Report

Trans Athlete To Compete in Women’s Weightlifting at Olympics! Is It Fair? By J.P. Sears. Several people sent this in, thank you. It’s pretty popular.

via Trans Athlete To Compete in Women’s Weightlifting at Olympics! Is It Fair? — The Wentworth Report

Woke Climate Activists Cancel Themselves For Being ‘Too Racist’ – Kids decided disbandment was ‘well overdue’ after ‘self diagnosing as racist & need to decolonize’ —

https://api.follow.it/track-rss-story-click/v3/4rUNGyamP_fL7EIXutMpy31d0VB8z-7c Woke Climate Activists Cancel Themselves For Being ‘Too Racist’Climate Change Dispatchclimate youth protest A group of student climate activists is disbanding this week after arriving at the conclusion that they are too racist to continue carrying out their mission. School Strike 4 Climate Auckland (SS4C AKL)—a New Zealand chapter affiliated with Greta Thunberg’s climate…

via Woke Climate Activists Cancel Themselves For Being ‘Too Racist’ – Kids decided disbandment was ‘well overdue’ after ‘self diagnosing as racist & need to decolonize’ —

Twitter Mob Goes After Fiction Writers — The BFD

As we all know, Twitter mobs have been going after people for “wrong-think”. It seems that they’re no longer content with that and are now going after fiction authors for “wrong-write”. Reclaim The Net explains. Social media outrage at fictional books is causing contrite writers to revise their lines post-publication. Critics are ignoring the fact…

via Twitter Mob Goes After Fiction Writers — The BFD

In this “WOKE” Culture Teaching Critical Race Theory – Let’s Take a Look at the Blatant RACISM of CHARLES DARWIN: The Hero of all Atheists — Absolute Truth from the Word of God

PREPARE TO BE SHOCKED Most people are familiar with the first work of Charles Darwin in 1859. The title of this work by Darwin is almost always shortened to read “On the Origin of Species.” But for the purposes of this article, I would like to spell out the entire “Title” for the reader: Those…

via In this “WOKE” Culture Teaching Critical Race Theory – Let’s Take a Look at the Blatant RACISM of CHARLES DARWIN: The Hero of all Atheists — Absolute Truth from the Word of God

LGBTQ+ oppressors censor unconformable truths with cries of “I’m offended!” — The Wentworth Report

LGBTQ+ oppressors censor unconformable truths with cries of “I’m offended!”. By James Parker. Woke is spreading its tentacles even into our faraway corner of the world: Albany Baptist Church in the southwest corner of Australia has agreed to host an evening where a small group will share stories of how Jesus Christ has impacted their…

via LGBTQ+ oppressors censor unconformable truths with cries of “I’m offended!” — The Wentworth Report

NYC Employees Forced To Complete Ultra-Woke Gender Identity Training — The Daily Wire

Employees in New York City must complete a mandatory online training session developed by the city that teaches that society defines people by their reproductive organs and asks whether all “cisgender” men need a “plaid shirt” and “bulging muscles.” The NYC Commission on Human Rights developed the online training module, which satisfies both the state and city…

via NYC Employees Forced To Complete Ultra-Woke Gender Identity Training — The Daily Wire

Disney’s Embrace of Wokeness Is a Mickey Mouse Move — The BFD

Kurt Mahlburgmercatornet.com Kurt Mahlburg is a writer and author, and an emerging Australian voice on culture and the Christian faith. He has a passion for both the philosophical and the personal, drawing on his background as a graduate architect, a primary school teacher, a missionary, and a young adults pastor. Since 2018, Kurt has been…

via Disney’s Embrace of Wokeness Is a Mickey Mouse Move — The BFD

The Real Reason Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and Google Want You to Eat Lab-Grown ‘Meat’ – ‘Have a big financial interest in getting you to switch to a diet of 100% synthetic beef’ —

https://childrenshealthdefense.org/defender/bill-gates-jeff-bezos-google-want-you-to-eat-lab-grown-meat/ By Dr. Joseph Mercola Story at-a-glance: Bill Gates, who co-funded the startup of the imitation meat company Impossible Foods, now insists synthetic beef is a necessary strategy to address climate change. Gates wants Americans and other Western nations to switch to a diet of 100% synthetic beef. Coincidentally, Oregon is now proposing a ballot initiative…

via The Real Reason Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and Google Want You to Eat Lab-Grown ‘Meat’ – ‘Have a big financial interest in getting you to switch to a diet of 100% synthetic beef’ —

Disney Quietly Removes ‘Anti-Racism’ Training From Website After Insider Leaks Documents To Reporter — The Daily Wire

Following revelations about its ‘anti-racism’ training, Disney has removed all related documents from its internal website. As the Daily Wire reported, a Disney insider leaked the training documents to journalist Christopher Rufo, revealing that the corporation expects employees to “take ownership of educating [themselves] about structural anti-Black racism.” As part of a “diversity and inclusion”…

via Disney Quietly Removes ‘Anti-Racism’ Training From Website After Insider Leaks Documents To Reporter — The Daily Wire

Wokery Is Snobbery; How the Populist Right Can Win the New Class War — The Wentworth Report

Wokery Is Snobbery; How the Populist Right Can Win the New Class War. By James Pinkerton. The next phase of the great re-alignment. James Carville is a well-known Democratic operative, and yet he’s also capable of causing trouble for Democrats.That’s what happened in an April 27 interview, when he declared, “Wokeness is a problem, and…

via Wokery Is Snobbery; How the Populist Right Can Win the New Class War — The Wentworth Report

Kids’ Cartoon ‘Bluey’ Blasted For Not Having ‘Disabled, Queer, Poor, Gender Diverse Or Dogs Of Color’ — The Daily Wire

The children’s cartoon, “Bluey,” which features a family living in Australia, came under fire last week for failing to embrace woke culture and for lacking “diversity” in its cast. Its cast, though, is entirely made up of anthropomorphized dogs. “Bluey is the award-winning, mega-hit animated series about the Heelers, a family of dog-shaped humans —…

via Kids’ Cartoon ‘Bluey’ Blasted For Not Having ‘Disabled, Queer, Poor, Gender Diverse Or Dogs Of Color’ — The Daily Wire

The Coming Coalition of the Un-Woke — The Wentworth Report

The Coming Coalition of the Un-Woke. By Josh Hammer. Liberalism — real, actual, Enlightenment liberalism — is increasingly on the defensive in America. Though there remain many right-leaning classical liberals — those who tend to prioritize the free market and individual liberty — the locus of the intellectual energy on the grassroots American Right now…

via The Coming Coalition of the Un-Woke — The Wentworth Report