Friday, April 29, 2022

Woke Capital: The New Colonialists

Year Zero: Wesley Yang on "Woke Capital in the Twenty-First Century." An excerpt:

"While we are accustomed to seeing culture war issues as an ideological struggle, the rise of woke capital suggests a better framing of our predicament. We are deeply mired in a class struggle. One could even compare this exercise of distant elite power to colonialism. To put it in the starkest of terms: globalized professionals and managers are on one side; regional elites and the middle classes are on the other. The stakes are high, impinging on democratic self-government and the power to define reality itself."

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