Why The Rich Wage A War On Woke

It’s about their power, not yours.

Joshua Edward
10 min readJun 8, 2023
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Vivek Ramaswamy, a really wealthy biotech investor who likes to pretend that he is a living example that the American Dream is alive and well, has launched his campaign to become the next U.S. President. His platform is based almost entirely on his critique of wokeness among corporations and government institutions. In a video from 2021, Vivek angrily claims that “wokeism” is the new secular religion in America, and that it has created a culture of fear where good ordinary people are afraid to lose their jobs, fail their classes, and be persecuted for not capitalizing the letter B.

He goes on to declare that woke culture has completely eroded freedom of speech in America and that the Constitution is under attack.

Vivek declares wokeism as the number one issue facing the world today.

Vivek is echoing what is becoming the commander-in-chief talking point for the GOP in America, as is becoming a dominant factor in politics throughout the entire English-speaking world, and in several European nations including Sweden, Italy, Spain, Hungary, and Germany.

Yes, Germany. The one place where absolutely no one wants to see a resurgence of right-wing extremism is, in fact, becoming Anti-Woke. Just like Nazism, the right-wing driven War on…



Joshua Edward

Left the USA for Europe as a solo parent and raised a kid in a foreign land.