In an ongoing investigative series, City Journal contributing editor Christopher F. Rufo reports on the growing presence of critical race theory and other woke ideologies in American business. He has also chronicled this phenomenon in education.

  • The DEI Regime
    Every Fortune 100 company has now adopted “diversity, equity, and inclusion” programming. July 13, 2022
  • Disney’s Child-Predator Problem
    Instead of promoting gender ideology, the company would be better served by addressing a longstanding history among its employees. March 31, 2022
  • Disney Is Interested in Your Kids
    The entertainment company pledges to embed radical sexual politics in its children’s programming. March 30, 2022
  • Social-Justice Lingerie
    Victoria’s Secret ditches physical beauty for left-wing activism. March 9, 2022
  • The Price of Dissent
    A Thomson Reuters data scientist questioned the Black Lives Matter narrative—so the company fired him. January 5, 2022
  • Florida v. Critical Race Theory
    Governor Ron DeSantis takes a stand against racialist ideologies in public institutions and businesses. December 16, 2021
  • “White People, You Are the Problem”
    AT&T’s new racial reeducation program promotes the idea that “racism is a uniquely white trait.” October 28, 2021
  • Walmart vs. Whiteness
    The company’s new training program tells hourly employees that they are guilty of “internalized racial superiority.” October 14, 2021
  • True Privilege
    CVS launches a program that forces hourly employees to discuss their “privilege.” September 22, 2021
  • Don’t Be Evil
    A Google employee program claims that America is a “system of white supremacy” and that all Americans are “raised to be racist.” September 8, 2021
  • Critical Race Capitalism
    Verizon teaches employees that America is fundamentally racist and promotes “defunding the police.” August 25, 2021
  • Bank of Amerika
    The financial giant teaches that the United States is a system of “white supremacy” and encourages employees to become “woke at work.” August 18, 2021
  • Intersectional AmEx
    The firm teaches employees that capitalism is fundamentally racist, then asks them to deconstruct their racial and sexual identities. August 11, 2021
  • The Woke Defense Contractor
    Raytheon adopts critical race theory and tells employees to acknowledge their “privilege.” July 6, 2021
  • The Woke-Industrial Complex
    Lockheed, the nation’s largest defense contractor, sends key executives on a mission to deconstruct their “white male privilege.” May 26, 2021
  • The Wokest Place on Earth
    Disney mounts an internal campaign against “white privilege” and organizes racially segregated “affinity groups.” May 7, 2021


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