Category Archives: Business

August 12, 2022

Danhof: Anti-Woke ‘Strive’ Unveils $DRLL to Go to War Against BlackRock, ‘Depoliticize Corporate America’ (Audio)

The anti-woke asset management firm Strive is taking on the likes of BlackRock to “depoliticize corporate America” so consumers can embrace commerce without compromising their values, Strive’s Head of Corporate Governance Justin Danhof says.

In an exclusive interview with SiriusXM Patriot’s Breitbart News Daily, Danhof detailed how the “Big Three” asset management firms in the United States — BlackRock, State Street, and Vanguard — are using their trillion-dollar leverage to impose woke policies on the corporations they hold large stakes in.

Strive, Danhof said, has launched to tackle the Big Three’s grip on the asset management industry with a goal to end what he calls “an ideological cartel” in corporate America.

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August 11, 2022

Some tech employees have had enough of the DEI focus at work

“So much energy has been devoted to the internal strife and internal bullshit that it’s had a real impact on the ability for groups to deliver,” He added, “My last nine months, I was spending 90 to 95 percent of my time on internal strife.”

Yesterday Liz Wolfe, a writer at Reason, published a piece about the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion focus at major tech companies. Not surprisingly, a lot of employees don’t feel the steady stream of political lectures is very helpful to them personally or to achieving the company’s goals.

Harry, who works at a fully-remote expense management software company, says a whole DEI bureaucracy has sprung up in the last few years including “cultural events” around “ridiculous things like ‘the rich history of AAPI mixology.’” (Names have been changed throughout to protect people’s anonymity; company names have been noted where possible.)

With “explicit pressure from management to put your pronouns in your Slack profiles and your email signatures” and “company-organized ‘safe space’ and ‘coping workshops’” (featuring therapists!) in the wake of the Dobbs decision, Harry’s learned not to push back. When he lodged dissent a few years ago, it yielded nothing; he learned to lay low.

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August 6, 2022

GOP states refuse to do business with ‘woke’ banks

‘We’re not going to pay for our own destruction’

Vowing not to contribute to their “own destruction,” officials in Republican states officials are fighting back against banks that adhere to so-called environmental, social and governance standards, known as ESG.

BlackRock, Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan are among the five financial institutions prohibited from entering into banking contracts with West Virginia’s state treasurer’s office or any state agency, for example, Fox Business reported.

West Virginia State Treasurer Riley Moore told FOX Business that each of the five corporations had declared they will limit their engagement with oil and gas companies, which paid $769 million in taxes to the state government.

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August 1, 2022

The Company That Wokified America (Video)

Mr Reagan

Big Tech is on a Real Estate buying SPREE! (Video)

Big Tech is changing everything we know about housing!

July 29, 2022

West Virginia Bans Five Wall Street Firms from State Contracts over ESG Climate Activism

West Virginia Treasurer Riley Moore on Thursday banned five Wall Street firms from state banking contracts over the financial giants’ advancing ESG climate activism to the detriment of West Virginians.

“While the ‘Environmental, Social and Governance’ or ‘ESG’ movement might be politically popular in California or in New York, financial institutions need to understand their practices are hurting people across West Virginia,” West Virginia Treasurer Riley Moore said in a statement on Thursday. “I simply cannot stand by and allow financial institutions working against West Virginia’s critical industries to profit off the very funds their policies attempt to diminish.”

ESG investing has become the latest avenue through which leftist politicians and Wall Street firms push corporations and states to adopt social and political positions they otherwise would not adopt. In this case, the ESG movement has moved to divest from the fossil fuel industry and toward the green industry.

Moore escalated the fight against giant financial companies’ attempt to damage the fossil fuel industry and instead redirect funds to the green energy.

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July 22, 2022

Jordan B. Peterson: Message to CEOs (Video)

CEOs need to stop saving the world with the globalists, narcissists, and eternal builders of the tower of Babel, and stand up for what they are and what they do. If they deliver what they’re paid to deliver, there is nothing to feel guilty for.

July 18, 2022

This Wall Street ‘scam’ must be investigated: Ramaswamy (Video)

Strive founder Vivek Ramaswamy reacts to congress vowing to investigate Wall Street firms engaging in a ‘scam’ to reduce drilling for oil and gas on ‘Making Money.

July 13, 2022

Restaurant operators federally charged with conspiracy to harbor undocumented workers (Video)

Another allegation in the indictment states the employers communicated with and paid a broker to find and deliver undocumented workers to work at the restaurants.

Multiple people were charged with conspiracy to harbor undocumented workers in an indictment that was unsealed on Wednesday by U.S. Attorney Mark Wildasin.

The nine-count federal indictment alleges four people who own and operate various restaurants in Middle Tennessee participated in a scheme to harbor undocumented workers.

Documents stated Zhongzhi “Tommy” Zhuo, 46, Jianping “Alan” Zhuo, 37, and Xiaofen “Joyce” Zhuo, 38, all of Hendersonville, Tennessee; and Jianhua “Jason” Zhuo, 35, and Lili Wu, 32, both of Gallatin, Tennessee, provided financial support through employment at the restaurants, and provided housing and transportation.

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July 12, 2022

Protests Rage As Chinese Banks Won’t Let People Withdraw Their Funds

Four banks in the Henan province froze deposits worth up to $1.5 billion in mid-April amid China’s recent economic downturn, leaving thousands of citizens in the Henan and neighboring Anhui province without access to their bank accounts.

Crowds of Chinese bank customers demonstrated outside a bank on Sunday over bank accounts that were frozen for months in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou, according to the Associated Press.

Several hundred protesters shouting slogans gathered in the early morning at the entrance to a branch of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) in Zhengzhou, a Chinese city located 380 miles southwest of Beijing, reported the AP. The protesters are among thousands of depositors who found that they could not withdraw their money from the accounts for months due to an upgrade of the bank’s internal systems, Reuters reported.

Police, who closed off the area after they arrived, told protesters that they were illegally assembled and would be detained if they refused to disperse, the AP reported. A banking regulator and a local government official also arrived to address the crowd, but the protesters shouted them down.

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