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Coca-Cola instructs employees to ‘try to be less white’

Coke has gone woke! 

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Coke has gone woke! 

In efforts to appease the progressive left “woke-machine,” Coca-Cola is forcing their employees to participate in an online training video by antiracist activist Robin DiAngelo that preaches “try to be less white,” according to “unwoke activist” Karlyn Borysenko. 

Borysenko, who is also a psychologist, YouTuber and creator of Zen Workplace, put a video of the training – which she received from a company whistleblower – online, The Federalist reports. 

 

The 49-minute long training video, titled “Confronting Racism,” immediately suggests that all white people are born racist.  

“Nothing exempts any white person from the forces of racism.” DiAngelo says. “When you accept the reality of your socialization, you can begin to examine how you’ve been shaped by it.” 

“In the U.S. and other Western nations, white people are socialized to feel that they are inherently superior because they are white,” she continues. “Research shows that by age 3 to 4, children understand that it is better to be white.” 

In the following section, employees are explicitly told how to be “less white.” 

  • Be less oppressive
  • Be less arrogant
  • Be less certain
  • Be less defensive
  • Be less ignorant
  • Be more humble
  • Listen
  • Believe
  • Break with apathy 
  • Break with white solidarity 

The video again blatantly instructs employees: “try to be less white.” 

Essentially, if you act white you are automatically racist.

The training includes a “racial resentment section,” urging that white people express “rage and resentment” towards black people. 

“Any moment of black advancement is met with a backlash of white rage and resentment,” DiAngelo says. “I think we’re in a current moment of that after eight years of Obama.” When she hears white people say, “I was taught to treat everyone the same,” she says she thinks to herself “this person doesn’t understand basic socialization. This person doesn’t understand culture. This person is not self-aware.” 

“Niceness is not courageous,” she adds. “Niceness is not anti-racism.” 

According to The Federalist, the entire training is available on LinkedIn Learning, which Borysenko says Coca-Cola is using “for their internal platform.” 

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  1. NYgranny

    February 22, 2021 at 10:30 am

    Coca Cola…what are you thinking? We shoiuldn’t have to alter ourselves to appease others. If you don’t like something about someone, ignor them. Not everything needs to be an issue. When little kids display bad behaviors, the quickest way to halt that behavior is to give absolutely no credence to it. Another stupid move of appeasement because of a handful of people who love to stir up trouble.

  2. Henry

    February 22, 2021 at 10:43 am

    “Niceness is not courageous,” she adds. “Niceness is not anti-racism.” This is so much crap! Where are these people coming from?!! Less white?!

    DiAngelo says. “I think we’re in a current moment of that after eight years of Obama.” When she hears white people say, “I was taught to treat everyone the same,” she says she thinks to herself “this person doesn’t understand basic socialization. This person doesn’t understand culture. This person is not self-aware.” I was taught to treat people the way I would have them treat me. WHERE IS SHE COMING FROM?!! This is what is dividing the races and the democrats are GREAT AT DIVIDING AND LABELING.

  3. Chienlady

    February 22, 2021 at 10:43 am

    this is all disgusting! those of us who grew up as 2nd generation ethnic minorities, ( yes, Greek Americans are Ethnic minorities!) were always “less than, and learned to believe in the American DREAM: this is a country of many ethnic groups! we are a “melting pot” and we all became “one” and “Americans” TREAT EVERYONE EQUALLY, AND WORK HARD IF YOU WANT TO BE SUCCESSFUL! STOP calling everyone “white” PRIVELEGED! Most Americans have never felt PRIVELGED, and have grown up color-blind! Creating more color bias will NOT GET RID OF RASCISM!!! it will just make new generations of Americans, and it will continue to fracture this country, instead of making us ONE PEOPLE- ONE AMERICA!

  4. Lorna

    February 22, 2021 at 10:43 am

    Really!! I have never in my life been racist!! What the hell are you all trying to do we are all getting a little sick of the racism towards white people!!

  5. Tom

    February 23, 2021 at 11:47 am

    I have never been racist. If anything I have denied things because of some racist coaches in school. I do know one thing I will change now, I will not drink Coke again.

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Trump Will Not Return To Twitter Despite Elon Musk Acquisition

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On Monday, former President Donald Trump said that he is not going to return to Twitter, which he was permanently banned from last year, after Twitter’s board of directors unanimously approved the sale of the company to Elon Musk.

Trump told Fox News that he is “not going on Twitter” and that he is instead going to be busy on his new social media platform, Truth Social.

“I am not going on Twitter, I am going to stay on TRUTH,” Trump told Fox News. “We’re taking in millions of people, and what we’re finding is that the response on TRUTH is much better than being on Twitter. Twitter has bots and fake accounts, and we are doing everything we can.”

“The bottom line is, no, I am not going back to Twitter,” Trump concluded.

As Fox News explained, “Trump was permanently suspended from Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat following the Jan. 6, 2021 Capitol riot. Twitter deemed a number of his tweets connected to the violent protests as inflammatory and warned of ‘the risk of further incitement of violence.’”

On Monday, Twitter’s board of directors unanimously agreed to be acquired by Elon Musk for $54.20 per share, or approximately $44 billion.

“The two sides worked through the night to hash out a deal that would be valued at $54.20 a share, or $44 billion,” The Wall Street Journal reported. “Twitter had been expected to rebuff the offer, which Mr. Musk made April 14 without saying how he would pay for it, and put in place a so-called poison pill to block him from increasing his stake. But after [Musk] disclosed that he has $46.5 billion in financing and the stock market swooned, Twitter changed its posture and opened the door to negotiations.”

In a press release, Musk highlighted the importance of free speech and Twitter’s role as a “digital town square.”

“Free speech is the bedrock of a functioning democracy, and Twitter is the digital town square where matters vital to the future of humanity are debated,” Musk said. “I also want to make Twitter better than ever by enhancing the product with new features, making the algorithms open source to increase trust, defeating the spam bots, and authenticating all humans. Twitter has tremendous potential – I look forward to working with the company and the community of users to unlock it.”

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Chinese-Owned TikTok Censored War against Ukraine for Russians Only, Created ‘Alternate Universe’

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China is publicly siding with Russia politically in its inhumane invasion of Ukraine, but when it comes to technology, things are a bit more convoluted. Last month TikTok seemingly joined other big tech companies siding with Ukraine over Russia in the war by suspending uploads and live streams from Russia.

TikTok said it made the move, along with others, to “protect Russia users from the country’s new laws criminalizing criticism of its military” , reports The Washington Post. However, the Chinese-owned social media app “also walled off Russian users from seeing any posts at all from outside the country, including from Ukraine.”

Thus, a censored, ‘alternate universe’ was created for tens of millions of Russians who were unable to see and learn of the critical posts and atrocities the Kremlin was creating outside the Russian TikTok bubble.

Giulia Giorgi, a researcher at Tracking Exposed shared with The Washington Post that “in just one month, TikTok went from being considered a serious threat to Putin’s national support for the war to becoming another possible conduit for state propaganda.”

Tracking exposed has been studying the platform’s policies and actions in Russia since February when the invasion of Ukraine began. “Our findings show clearly how TikTok’s actions influenced that trajectory” Giorgi said of the escalation of state propaganda.

Giorgi shared information with The Washington Post “that videos bearing pro-war hashtags such as ‘for us’ and ‘Putin top’ continued to proliferate on TikTok in Russia for weeks after the block, while previously popular antiwar hashtags all but vanished from the platform.”

Tracking Exposed’s co-director added “our findings unequivocally show that TikTok is not being transparent about its actions in Russia” said Marc Faddoul.

The Washington Post reports:

Among the new findings is that TikTok appears to have belatedly closed a loophole in late March that Russian propagandists and creators alike had been exploiting to evade its ban on new video uploads from inside the country. Since March 26, according to Tracking Exposed and others, TikTok users who access the app from Russia cannot see any new content at all, with the app’s For You page limited to posts from inside Russia before that date. Yet thousands of pro-Putin posts that went up between March 6 and March 26, circumventing TikTok’s stated policies, remain available on the platform, uncontested by any outside or antiwar narratives.

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