[Excerpted from the latest Radio Derb, now available exclusively through VDARE.com]
Here’s a peek into Woke Capitalism. I shall tread carefully in this segment. I am working from inside information, and I don't want anyone to lose his job for being associated with an outlet as hatefully hateful as VDARE.com.
The particular corner of capitalism featured in this story is the fine old financial-services firm of Goldman Sachs. You may recall Goldman Sachs signaling their virtue to the world back in in January when they announced that they'd only do business with firms that had at least one diverse board member, which I think means not a straight white male.
Well, a friend of mine is employed at Goldman Sachs, and he's been passing stuff on to me: stuff like this, which I reproduce with my friend's permission, some names redacted
It's a memo that was prominently featured on the main page of the internal Goldman Sachs web site August 27th, for the edification of all employees. The title of the memo is: Why Language Can Be One of Our Biggest Allies at Goldman Sachs. The main text is over seven hundred words, too long for me to read out in its entirety, so I'll just cherry-pick a few representative quotes, with links added.
The time is long gone when CNN Talking Head Dr. Sanjay Gupta could flatly assert that Covid-19 “doesn’t discriminate based on race.” It does, albeit for reasons that are not fully understood. Now a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association has presented evidence that a previously overlooked factor may be relevant: race differences in a gene which impacts how easily you can stop Covid-19 entering your body.
There are clear race differences in the prevalence and deadliness of Covid-19 and, as I have previously reported, these differences persist even if you control for the socioeconomic factors that the Left insist are responsible for the disparities. For example, South Asian doctors in Britain’s NHS are much more likely to succumb than white doctors. One factor for which a strong case has been advanced: the ability to synthesise UV Light into Vitamin D. Non-whites, in Western countries suffer from Vitamin D deficiency because their dark skin renders them less able to absorb UV Light and so synthesise it into Vitamin D. Europeans’ white skin probably evolved in winter darkness for this very reason.
The new study—“Racial/Ethnic Variation in Nasal Gene Expression of Transmembrane Serine Protease 2 (TMPRSS2)”—was published in the prestigious journal on September 10th and was carried out by three researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York [Supinda Bunyavanich; Chantal Grant, MD; and Alfin Vicencio]. It sets out to make sense of why African-Americans suffer a death rate from Covid-19 that is around three times their proportion of the U.S. population.
My family and I spent half of July travelling through the Old Confederacy from North Carolina in the east to Texas in the west. What a great joy it was to see fascinating historic sites—yet how sad I was to know they’re under attack from those who hate our country and want to destroy the heritage of the Historic American Nation.
A simple fact: The mobs tearing down statues don’t really care about the Confederacy. They hate our heritage. They hate America. Otherwise, they wouldn’t attack statues of Christopher Columbus and Theodore Roosevelt as well.
For the record, although I’m an Oklahoma native, my kinsman, James Dunlavy (right), received the Medal of Honor in 1864 for capturing Confederate general John Sappington Marmaduke. And though I’m no neo-Confederate, I recently discovered that another line of my family were Southerners who supported Confederacy. Like many Americans, I have family on both sides.
What we saw on our journey through the Confederacy:
COUNTY CONFEDERATE MONUMENTS
Traveling through southern Tennessee, we stopped at three courthouses, each of which had at least one Confederate monument. Thanks to the Tennessee Heritage Protection Act Confederate monuments have been safe in the Volunteer State.
These county monuments honored the young men, many only teenagers, who fought and died for the South.
Poor is a nation that has no heroes. Shameful is a nation that has heroes and forgets them. No nation can long survive without pride in its traditions.
Long may Tennessee counties continue to protect their monuments.
MEMO TO HIS EXCELLENCY, PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP
1) Extend Daylight Savings Time.
COVID, the shutdown, riots, looting, wildfires—we’re depressed enough. Do one small favor for the nation in 2020 by giving us another hour of sunlight. The next president can punish us again. (But why would we ever want to lose an hour of daylight in the afternoon? Why? Why? Why?)
During World War II, the long-suffering Britons left their clocks one hour ahead at the end of summer, then added an extra hour ahead when spring came along again. You’ve compared the Wuhan flu to war. Steal this great wartime idea from Britain!
2) Try To Go Seven Weeks Without Being a Fanboy to the Liberal Media.
Honey, guess who I’m talking to? A little reporter by the name of … BOB WOODWARD!
Woodward’s job is to get people to tell him what they don’t want to tell him. It sounds like he didn’t even have to break a sweat with you.
TRUMP: How about this letter from Kim Jong Un? Pretty cool, huh? You see the way he says “your excellency.” You know who he’s talking about, right? That’s me! Oh and by the way, I printed up a laminated copy for you.
WOODWARD: Really? I can keep this? I’m allowed to take it with me? Thank you, kind sir, thank you!
Working-class people are busting their butts to keep you in office, while you go off and blather a lot of nonsense to Woodward to feed your ego months before the election.
3) Round Up Antifa Criminals, Jail and Prosecute Them.