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