Corporations are attacking American values and, in doing so, are hurting their bottom lines. Can corporate leaders be this clueless or does the agenda trump their duties to shareholders and customers?
On January 18, 2022, State Farm sent an email recruiting its agents for a “unique project”. Consumers’ Research obtained a copy of that email, and alerted the public. As a result, State Farm ended its relationship with the GenderCool Project. But that was after nearly six-months of State Farm delivering books about being transgender and non-binary to elementary schools, libraries and community centers.
Do you know what type of events “woke” tech company Eventbrite values and promotes? How about naked yoga, semen retention, and “meet a black person?” Regarding that last one, is there anything more inherently condescending and racist? Do you want to know what type of events offend Eventbrite’s “less durable” sensitivities? Memorial Day weekend gatherings for veterans and military honoring our country and those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Fortune 500 corporate boardrooms increasingly have embraced a “woke” agenda — such as Gillette lecturing its shavers about toxic masculinity and Bank of America having guest speakers declare capitalism evil. In response, some Wall Street players now are offering exchange traded funds (ETFs) that exclude left-wing companies, taking a page from the activist playbook that created investment programs to boycott enterprises deemed environmentally unfriendly.