In this second episode of the series, following from his discussion of equity as (expanded) socialism, Lindsay articulates that "Diversity" initiatives are rooted in the goal of installing ideologically consistent political officers within organizations to effect and enforce policies directed toward achieving equity.
Among the many spells the wicked witches of the woke West have cast upon us is the one that compels us to believe that blacks (and other minorities) are eternally “underrepresented” and “marginalized” in America.
Imported from countries like Australia, New Zealand, and Canada, where Postcolonial Theory is more prominent than in the US, Weapon X in the rhetorical arms race that pervades academic wokeness has reached American shores: it is called the “Land Acknowledgement Statement.”
In this essay, we address the consequences of the University of California’s policies to address racial disparities and its support for social justice activism as influences on its commitment to academic freedom and other intellectual values.
The whole "diversity" industry produces no tangible product, adds nothing to anyone's bottom line, does nothing to get your product to your customers, has no evidence supporting it (and some against it), is expensive, and creates problems in your company.
It is irresponsible to the point of negligence for an organization or institution to adopt an environment that uses "diversity" training rooted in Critical Social Justice Theories like Critical Race Theory.
We live in an era of unprecedented pressure for ideologically based organizational trainings: anti-racist, racial sensitivity, unconscious bias, cultural awareness, and, perhaps most commonly, some combination of "diversity, equity, and inclusion."