Economics/Class Relations

Quite a Day in the Right Turn Against Corporate America

Now that “woke capitalism” is becoming hegemonic, the right-wing is developing anti-capitalist ideas. Hilarious.

By Curt Mills, The American Conservative

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Justice Clarence Thomas signaled camaraderie Monday with those who would check corporate power.

Two events came to pass Monday that, for now, have gained only the attention of specialists. That is, legal eagles, aggrieved conservative activists, and hardline devotees of the status quo.

But here’s putting forward that these developments have the potential to soon be viewed as watersheds in tandem.

First, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, whose political status has taken a hit in recent months—having failed to persuade former President Trump to concede the election, having failed to maintain a peace with his party’s standard-bearer, and then having helped forfeit the Republicans’ Senate majority in Georgia with dubious, corporate-friendly candidates—affirmed a new reality on Monday. The Kentuckian confirmed what seems an increasingly uni-party mindset in America’s major corporations, decrying “a coordinated campaign by powerful and wealthy people to mislead.”

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