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Nigel Farage: Brexiteer, scourge of the woke – and eco-warrior?

Reuters
Love him or hate him, it’s hard to accuse Nigel Farage of being boring or predictable – and Britain’s Brexit champion has blindsided his critics once again. Fresh from leaving politics, the most high-profile face of the campaign to leave the European Union has joined the advisory board of a......

Cowardly CEOs’ woke political activism is a PR gimmick

NYPost
Charles Gasparino Hysteria, groupthink and a fair amount of hypocrisy are the key ingredients in a ­ruinous cocktail that has managed to intoxicate some formerly profit-focused boardrooms. One day, it’s the Adena Friedman-led Nasdaq stock market demanding that its US-listed companies have fully diverse boards even as it ignores a......

McConnell: Big Business acting like ‘woke parallel government’

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here The cozy relationship between Republicans and business is no secret in Washington; the party’s last major legislative achievement was a tax cut bill that focused on shaving down the corporate tax rate. But that relationship has shifted in the early......

Trump calls for Republicans to boycott companies amid voting law controversy

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordan Williams Former President TrumpDonald TrumpWhite House says bills are bipartisan even if GOP doesn’t vote for them Gaetz bragged about ‘access’ to women through Florida tax collector charged in federal case: report Trump calls for boycott of MLB......

If the woke have their way, soon we won’t have ANY culture to speak of

NYPost
Bruce Bawer Now they’ve come for sheet music — “they” being the woke lunatics, and sheet music being just that, musical notation, now deemed a horrible racist transgression at Oxford University (of all places). This weekend, The Daily Mail reported that Oxford University was considering “scrapping sheet music” because it’s......

Passover and Exodus hold fresh lessons about tyranny for the woke age

NYPost
Yaakov Menken Jews around the world are celebrating Passover, which commemorates the redemption of ancient Israel from slavery in Egypt. Although that event occurred nearly 3,500 years ago, its essential lessons — about how we descend into bondage, and how we can ascend to liberation — remain as vital as......

How to beat the woke: Never apologize, rally friends and punch back harder

NYPost
Glenn H. Reynolds Americans hate woke culture, as I noted in these pages not too long ago. Black, white, Republican and Democrat, a large majority of Americans oppose it. Even people like former President Barack Obama, Bill Maher and ultra-liberal comedienne Sarah Silverman hate it (Maher calls it “Stalinist”). But......

Tim Scott fires defends saying ‘woke supremacy’ is as bad as white supremacy

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Lexi Lonas Sen. Tim ScottTimothy (Tim) Eugene ScottTop 5 Republican presidential contenders, and 2 on the way out Fundraising spat points to Trump-GOP fissures Editor at conservative journal: Trumpism has become something ‘between a business and a racket’ MORE......

The woke takeover of US foreign policy spells doom for trans-Atlantic alliance

NYPost
Nathan Pinkoski Team Biden loves to claim that “America is back.” It’s a foreign-policy slogan designed to reassure American liberals: their values will be promoted at home and abroad, and enlightened foreigners, especially in Europe, will embrace those values. It’s a grand delusion. In fact, it isn’t at all clear......

‘Hinkley woke me up,’ says water activist Erin Brockovich

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In Flint, the state, as cost-cutting measure, stopped bringing in water from nearby Detroit and instead switched the water supply to the Flint River. The water wasn’t properly treated and corroded the aging lead pipes, introducing high levels of lead into the drinking water. BBC – For more and to......

Tucker Carlson swats back at ‘woke generals’ after criticism

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Tal Axelrod Fox News host Tucker CarlsonTucker CarlsonVeteran PAC slams Tucker Carlson for comments on female service members Overnight Defense: Tucker Carlson comments cause military rage | Capitol guard duty questioned | Vet who served in Marine One unit......

To defeat woke tyrants, the rest of us must treat them like the monsters they are

NYPost
Glenn H. Reynolds Most Americans hate woke politics — and most minorities don’t share “woke” priorities. Indeed, according to pollster David Shor, woke excesses are causing black voters to flee the Democratic Party. Despite endless charges of “racism,” former President Donald Trump took the biggest share of minority voters of......

Politicized, woke and afraid: Gen Z needs to start thinking critically

NYPost
Rav Arora In our increasingly digitized, secular, and ideologically polarized era, my generation — Gen Z — has overwhelmingly turned to political activism in their search for meaning. The rise of BLM protests, climate change rallies, and LGBTQ pride parades over the last half-decade have given young people a religious......

The woke mob now utterly rules The New York Times

NYPost
Post Editorial Board Will The New York Times discipline Nikole Hannah-Jones for blaring the personal information of another publication’s reporter across the internet? If not, it’s final confirmation that the inmates are running the asylum. Hannah-Jones’ “doxxing” of The Washington Free Beacon’s Aaron Sibarium was the latest act in a......

New York Times ties itself in woke knots: Goodwin

NYPost
Michael Goodwin Thunk, thunk. The career guillotine at The New York Times was busy Friday, dispatching two men found wanting by the Purity Police. When the shock wears off, the former employees might consider their departures a blessing. At least they are no longer marooned on an island that evokes......

Rupert Murdoch rails against ‘awful woke orthodoxy’ while accepting award

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Dominick Mastrangelo Media mogul Rupert Murdoch blasted so-called cancel culture and a “woke orthodoxy” that he described as “awful” and suggested was a threat to the free exchange of ideas in the U.S. and around the world. “For those......

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