Browsing All posts tagged under »Wokeness«

American Wokeness Threatens To Infect Europe

September 25, 2021 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ There’s a sickness emanating from America that seeks to contaminate all of Western civilization. In the words of French President Emmanuel Macron, “Certain social science theories entirely imported from the United States” are responsible for fomenting a wave of sentiments critical of the French Republic. It’s beyond dispute that many of […]

By Relocating ‘Racist’ Rock, University Fancies Itself A Social Justice Warrior

August 11, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ It’s not just racist birds. Now woke activists are triggered by racist rocks. The University of Wisconsin-Madison moved a 75-ton boulder Friday that had been placed on campus a century ago to honor geologist and educator Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, the school’s president from 1887 to 1892. The university relocated Chamberlin Rock, […]

Hitler, Mao Still OK, But eBay Censors Six ‘Offensive’ Seuss Books

June 7, 2021 by

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By Autumn Johnson ~ Retail giant eBay is censoring the resale of six Dr. Seuss books deemed “offensive” after the publisher announced the books will no longer be published. Random House Books for Young Readers pulled “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street,” “If I Ran the Zoo,” “McElligot’s Pool,” “On Beyond […]

7 Ways To Survive Cancel Culture

June 3, 2021 by

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By Kay C. James (President of The Heritage Foundation) ~ As a black conservative for more than 40 years, I’m an expert on being canceled. I was canceled by the political left long before cancel culture was all the rage. If there’s one thing liberals and leftists dislike more than a conservative, it’s a black […]

Waking Up “Woke” Corporations

May 27, 2021 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ American corporations are surrendering en masse to left-wing and Green ideologues.  They think they can maximize profit through appeasement. CFACT is pushing back hard against this disturbing trend by engaging corporations directly in the boardroom, at shareholder meetings, and by educating shareholders and customers directly. CFACT attended ConocoPhillips recent shareholder meeting, […]

Biden Administration Appeals To Woke, Shuts Down Garden Of American Heroes Project

May 18, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Can Americans find no shared history or heroes to celebrate now? On Friday, the Biden administration very quietly canceled the Garden of American Heroes project that President Donald Trump created via executive order on Jan. 18. Trump first announced the project in a Fourth of July speech at Mount Rushmore. Among […]

Internal Documents Reveal Disney Striving For Insane Wokeness

May 10, 2021 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ Disney is supposed to create happiness but according to leaked internal documents, what that corporation now seems to be striving for is an insane level of very angry wokeness that is quite disturbing. Fortunately internal documents from the Disney corporation were leaked to Christopher Rufo of the City Journal which he revealed […]

Sharon Stone BRUTALIZES ‘Cancel Culture: ‘Stupidest Thing I’ve Ever Seen’

March 27, 2021 by

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By Gabriel Hays ~ Hollywood legend Sharon Stone appears to have one Basic Instinct about “cancel culture” and it’s that the phenomenon is one of the “stupidest things” she has “ever seen.” Man, who knew there was any sense left in Hollywood? In an interview on SiriusXM radio show Just Jenny, the 63-year old actress […]

‘So Soviet’! Bill Maher Decries The Woke Blacklist, Mocks Mumford And Sons Scandal

March 22, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ On Friday night, HBO Real Time host Bill Maher went after the growing “woke” culture, citing how Turner Classic Movies is now posting content warnings on classic films, including Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Psycho, Gone With the Wind, My Fair Lady, and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. “I swear to God, I don’t want […]

House Duo Target 3 Books Of ‘Poison’ On Navy’s Reading List For Sailors

March 17, 2021 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Two members of Congress are asking the Navy to pull three books promoting identity politics and wokeness from its official reading list. The books teach young sailors that they’re being asked to fight and possibly die for “a systemically racist country,” the lawmakers say. The books—“How to Be an Antiracist” by […]

Looney NY Times Goes Woke On Steroids: Pepé Le Pew ‘Normalized Rape Culture’

March 6, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ A half-dozen timeworn titles by beloved children’s author Theodore Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss, will no longer be offered by the author’s estate for having purportedly racist content, a sad but predictable play in the age of Woke. But New York Times liberal columnist Charles Blow is one-upping the already overdone outrage, gunning […]

If France Can Reject Wokeness, So Can We

February 19, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ An interesting piece in The New York Times highlights a ferocious blowback against woke ideas in France. Yes, France. “The threat is said to be existential,” foreign correspondent Norimitsu Onishi writes, adding: It fuels secessionism. Gnaws at national unity. Abets Islamism. Attacks France’s intellectual and cultural heritage. The threat? ‘Certain social […]

Cartoons Are The Left’s New Weapon To Target Your Kids

December 23, 2020 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ It’s an open secret that the left dominates the media landscape. It’s impossible to go a day without some actor in the Hollywood Hills tweeting how conservatives are ruining the country, or a journalist penning a story on why all we need is more government. In the past, these attacks were […]

TIME’s Harsh Take On Helen Keller: ‘Just Another… Privileged White Person’

December 21, 2020 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Leftists fervently complain about how the American History taught in schools is always insufficiently progressive. This week, Time writer Olivia Waxman expressed disgust that students taught about Helen Keller learn about her childhood, and not her activities as a leftist adult activist, co-founding the American Civil Liberties Union, as well as […]

Despite Being Closed, San Diego Schools Descend Into Wokeness

December 18, 2020 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Your local school might currently be shut down, but the “great awokening” will continue, pandemic or not—and whether you like it or not. Christopher Rufo, a visiting fellow for domestic policy studies at The Heritage Foundation, reported that the San Diego Unified School District—currently closed and only offering online learning—is conducting […]

‘A Disgrace To Artists’: Kirstie Alley Slams Oscars’ ‘Dictatorial’ Diversity Quota

September 11, 2020 by

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By Gabriel Hays ~ Look, another institution is hollowing itself out to comply with the demands, real or anticipated, of social justice drones. In this case, it’s a Hollywood institution, so conservatives will probably just shrug. But there are some media personalities who are not OK with it. Of course Hollywood can’t lecture about diversity […]

Hollywood Decides It’s Not Woke Enough, Sets Oscars Diversity Quotas

September 11, 2020 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Hollywood will now be enforcing a woke moral code. Since Hollywood apparently isn’t woke enough already, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on Tuesday that it will add hard diversity requirements for movies to qualify for Best Picture at the Oscars. Best Picture is considered the highest-level award […]

Activists Reenact Communist ‘Struggle Sessions’ For The Insufficiently Woke

August 28, 2020 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Silence is violence. That’s the attitude of radical “woke” activists, who increasingly demand that fellow Americans not only agree with them, but publicly demonstrate their support at all times. Several viral videos from Washington, D.C., on Monday show groups marching around the city, shouting slogans, and yelling things like “white silence […]

Mongo Wept: HBO Max Puts Race Disclaimer On ‘Blazing Saddles’

August 15, 2020 by

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By Matt Philbin ~ “You’ve got to remember that these are just simple GenYs. These are people of the internet. The common clay of the new Woke. You know … morons.” Is that quote: a) A bastardization of one of the dozens (hundreds?) of funny lines in Blazing Saddles? b) An HBO Max executive arguing […]

How The Media Drives Radical ‘Wokeness’

August 15, 2020 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ “Fake news” isn’t the only media problem in 2020. An important analysis in media trends of the past decade shows how activist journalism is promoting radical racial “wokeness.” There was a time when the woke ideology was firmly ensconced in the ivory tower and limited to radical corners of our university […]

Cancel Culture Wants Delete Key For Discourse, History

August 4, 2020 by

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By Larry Bell ~ There’s finally some encouraging new evidence that a few leftward-leaning media and academic establishment types are becoming “woke” to growing perils and punishments for ideological blasphemy. Last Thursday, even the moderate Wall Street Journal editors posted “A Note to Readers” that “These pages won’t wilt under cancel-culture pressure.” The notice was issued […]

How ‘Wokeness’ Is A Product Of Marxism

August 3, 2020 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ “Wokeness” has become the nomenclature for the ideology or mentality of radical leftist activists on college campuses, at protests, and on social media. But wokeness has not been limited to just a handful of activists. It’s becoming a dominant mindset in the American workplace, in both the public and private sectors, […]