Scott Yoner exposes how wokeness has debased our civic language to confuse and subvert traditional American values. His article at Law & Liberty is Translating Social Justice Newspeak. Excerpts in italics with my bolds.
We must re-train our ears to hear what social justice ideology peddles.
Americans, after all, value diversity, inclusion, and equity. Diversity of faculties and talents produces inequalities—and protecting such diversity was, as Madison writes in Federalist 10, “the first purpose of government.”Inclusion reflects the universality of the rights of man, though certain people would enjoy them sooner and others later as enlightenment spread. Equity is a characteristic of impartial laws, derived from English common law, that protects and recognizes all equally before them; it provides predictable rules and doctrines for settling disputes.
Diversity, inclusion, and equity produce inequalities that serve the public good: they reward productivity, expand opportunities for individuals, and provide…
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