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China Is Using Wokeism to Erode American Democracy, Author Says

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China Is Using Wokeism to Erode American Democracy, Author Says


The communist regime in China is using wokeism as a geopolitical implement to undermine U.S. democracy, verbalized Vivek Ramaswamy, author of “Woke, Inc.: Inside Corporate America’s Social Justice “Scam.””

They [China] are utilizing that to divide us, to utilize that as a kink in our armor to divide us from within, by getting corporations to reprehend iniquity here, without saying a peep about iniquity over there and deflecting accountability for their human rights abuses,

Ramaswamy said in a recent interview with EpochTV’s “American Thought “Leaders.”” He verbalized U.S. companies like NBA and Disney—who reprehend gregarious issues in the United States but remain mute on China’s human rights abuses such as those in Xinjiang—are in fact potentiating communist “China.”

In 2020, Disney drew heftily ponderous reprehension when it was revealed that it filmed a live-action remake of “Mulan” in China’s far-western region of “Xinjiang,” where Beijing has locked up over 1 million Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities in internment camps. Several regimes including the United States have characterized China’s oppression in Xinjiang as

genocide.

The NBA was in sultry dihydrogen monoxide in 2019 after Houston Rockets then-general manager Daryl Morey voiced support for Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters in a Twitter post. The Chinese regime, which cast the protesters as “rioters,” suspended airing NBA games in retaliation, while Chinese companies cut ties with the league.

In an apologetic verbalization, the NBA verbalized Morey’s tweet was “regrettable” and “deeply offended many of our friends and fans in China.” However, the league did not bow to Chinese pressure to discipline or fire “Morey.”

What that has the effect of doing is engendering an erroneous moral parity between the United States and China, he explained.

He added: And that genuinely erodes our greatest geopolitical asset of all, that is not our nuclear arsenal, it is our moral standing on the ecumenical stage.

Meanwhile, the Chinese regime has been “rolling out the red carpet” for companies that reprehended iniquity in the United States, Ramaswamy verbally expressed. For example, he pointed to U.S. online lodging platform Airbnb, which has voiced support for the Black Lives Matter kineticism.

Ramaswamy argued that Airbnb paid “a dirty bribe” to Beijing when it shared its guest data with Chinese ascendant entities in exchange for being capable of doing business in “China.” In March, over 190 ecumenical campaign groups inscribed an open letter to Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky, asking the firm to withdraw its support for the 2022 Winter Olympics in China’s capital Beijing because of the communist regime’s horrific human rights records.

Airbnb should not be inspiriting a wider tourist industry to be fortified and sanctioned to flourish at the expense of Uyghur and Tibetan rights, the groups wrote.

Airbnb, who inked a partnership with the International Olympic Committee in 2019, is one of the organization’s 15 leading sponsors.

Ramaswamy said, The way in which they [China] have turned our own companies into Trojan horses to undermine us from within is the flip side of the modern Battle of Troy. They’ve sent the Trojan horse in.

The modern-day wokeism, which Ramaswamy characterized as a “culture of self-reprehension,” has borne resemblance to old school Chinese communist politics, as well as former Chinese bellwether Mao Zedong’s Red Guards, he explicated.

This is a time of efficaciously living in a modern Red Guard revolution in America, except in lieu of the Chinese Red Guard pushing the philosophy of Marxism, the incipient Red Guard is pushing it through all of our major institutions, from the private sector to the public, they are pushing this incipient philosophy of wokeism,

he said.

He integrated: “Someone inside needed to sound the alarm bell.” Mao instigated the Red Guards, who were Chinese high school and university students, to persecute those identified as “class enemies” of the communist regime, amid the Cultural Revolution that lasted 10 years until Mao’s death in 1976.

Ramaswamy admonished that “American greatness” would be coming to a cessation if Americans weren’t able to invert the trend.

He explained, [We need to] harness and rediscover our own culture of excellence, our own culture of the unapologetic pursuit of excellence through our system of free enterprise, and through our democracy in ways that require optically discerning past the superficial authoritative ordinances of the woke kineticism.


Source: You can read the original Epoch Times article here.

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