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The Poverty of Woke Capital: A Law & Liberty Symposium

The loose bundle of corporate policies that have come to be known as woke capital occupy an increasing share of attention in the news, and for good reason. As we’ve learned, not even Chick-Fil-A is immune to its pressures. While various Law & Liberty articles have dealt with aspects of this movement in comedy, banking, basketball, foreign policy, and stakeholder theory, the phenomenon demands more sustained attention.

This symposium brings together three distinguished authors to grapple with the motives, politics, and consequences of the movement toward woke capital:

Woke Capitalism Is a Sign of Things to Come

by Matthew Continetti

Where Self-Interest Ends and Social Responsibility Begins

by Mark Hemingway

When Commerce Is Not Enough

by Iain Murray

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on November 26, 2019 at 07:19:04 am

[…] Editor’s Note: This essay is part of a Law & Liberty Symposium on Woke Capital. […]

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Woke Capitalism Is a Sign of Things to Come
on November 26, 2019 at 07:38:03 am

[…] Editor’s Note: This essay is part of a Law & Liberty Symposium on Woke Capital. […]

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Where Self-Interest Ends and Social Responsibility Begins
on November 26, 2019 at 11:05:37 am

“When politics is commercialized by the use of data, it should be no surprise when commerce becomes political.”

When personhood is denied, the essence of being a beloved son or daughter is denied through the objectification of the human person , making it appear as if it is politics that has become commercialized, when, in essence, it is human persons.

We can know through both Faith and reason that slavery, abortion, and reordering man according to sexual desire/inclination/orientation, all of which objectify the human person, and deny the inherent Dignity of every beloved son or daughter, is not of commerce, and yet through the use of erroneous data that serves to objectify the human person, and deny the essence of being, in essence, a beloved son or daughter, the objectification of the human person, has become political.

The question is not about “woke” capitalism, the question is when will all those who have been Sleeping In Gethsemane, awaken and defend The Truth Of Love-

We cannot transform Christ, it Is Christ Who Transforms us, Through Salvational Love, God’s Gift Of Grace And Mercy.

At this hour it is late, but not too late.

https://www.artrenewal.org/artworks/pieta/william-adolphe-bouguereau/26

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on March 11, 2020 at 10:36:33 am

[…] shareholder value for maximizing societal value according to social justice, one wonders: Is woke capital really dedicated to its principles, or is it bowing at the altar of progressivism for PR and […]

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