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ESG social credit score system is the final boss. DIE is just a small part of the S in ESG. Can you give it the rufo treatment?

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I am considering this!

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Absolutely - ESG is DEI’s ugly sister - the basis for social credit scoring - first companies and then us.

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Oh, no, not Blackrock!! Fink might get angry and buy everything he doesn’t already own.

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Apr 14Liked by Christopher F. Rufo

A deep look at the woke agenda in medical schools might wake up more people as to the consequences for our future medical care. (I am a retired physician who is appalled by what I’m seeing and hearing.)

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I have a story about this coming next week!

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Hope you will explore the speech restrictions imposed by licensing agencies and professional associations.

"Gender affirming" care means adopting gender transitioning messaging. Speaking contra to supporting transitioning may result in censure.

Question: How can informed consent be sufficient where a provider cannot speak?

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Apr 14Liked by Christopher F. Rufo

Soon-to-be-retired (God willing) and it’s crazier than you think it is

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Would love to see some synergy between you and Do No Harm. They have been doing great work combatting CRT and DEI in medicine.

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I am very curious about the NGO and especially the Catholic Charities that are facilitating the overwhelming influx of people across our borders.

Is it all about government grants? I just keep hearing about the catholic charities being involved so I wonder about the motivations and the blindness they must recognize about the damages with this goal.

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Apr 15·edited Apr 15Author

One of my Logos Fellows is working on this story.

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NGOs around the world have been pushing a socialist agenda for decades. A few do actual work without politics but very few. Not for profit is a joke and easily circumvented. The whole structure reeks of corruption and would be a wonderful thing to do away with.

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I remember when Putin banned Western NGOs in Russia saying they were US/CIA agents, and the talking heads were outraged. Turns out he was right.

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Apr 14Liked by Christopher F. Rufo

I second this suggestion. NGOs appear to be the instrument used by the Executive to work around the Constitution to advance the censorship agenda, the so-called "problem of disinformation."

A similar problem is the employment of mercenaries to fight so-called "proxy wars" without directly involving US armed forces.

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We shall soon learn what the Supreme Court will do with the government-social media enmeshment censorship during the pandemic. (Personal POV is that the Court will bounce the cases back to the trial court rather than reach the merits.)

After that, someone somewhere might explore the speech and/or religious ramifications of public-private partnerships.

When public-private partnerships began to grow in popularity, many saw trouble on the horizon. This was resoundingly pooh-poohed in service of pushing money out the doors and advancing social causes.

But, as they say on gadget TV, does it really do that? Might be good to take a look.

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Yes, every Christian denomination in my town is involved in this, including my own church

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One day a few weeks after a hurricane we experienced, I saw about a dozen trucks outside a local megachurch I thought were hurricane-relief organizations from outside. Looked them up. Nope! They were “refugee”-unloading organizations

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That is horrible.

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Apr 14Liked by Christopher F. Rufo

Chris, great work. The above list is amazing. Catholic Charities, Blackrock are all good. How about the idiocy of Sancutuary Cities and the billions they spend housing, feeding and providing medical care for untold millions of people who flouted immigration law? And the billions of dollars that finance the journey to get here? I hear the White House and UN are bankrolling efforts.

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Apr 14Liked by Christopher F. Rufo

Congratulations on an effective year.

Could you investigate the government’s funding of university research that is very subversive to most Americans’s values. It is all part of university corruption.

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Good idea.

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In this vein is school choice in the K-12 space. Public schools and unions are beyond repair. There is an incredibly ripe opportunity to develop a private school industry. If we could get the money to follow the student as a federal law? Then good old capitalism would solve the issues over time.

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Answering your question: I Would like to see more done to investigate and expose election fraud, and ways to finally correct the problem!

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Worth doing!

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YES!

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Apr 14Liked by Christopher F. Rufo

Congrats, Christopher Rufo, for gonzo reporting and effective activism! I'd like to see your talents help the cause of ensuring an honest Election Day count across our great nation. A stolen election destroys the nation; slowly, quickly, then all at once.

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Apr 14Liked by Christopher F. Rufo

You’ve been amazing at keeping your eye on the revolutionary ball. So much noise can sometimes make it hard to even see the ball. Keep going with your gut and keep leading the pack because your work is enabling more and more people to see what’s happening and act against the revolutionaries.

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Thank you!

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Apr 14Liked by Christopher F. Rufo

The FDA is indirectly killing people by creating an innovation bottleneck. The FDA has never had to prove it's value, and it's never been audited for the unintended consequences of its regulatory web.

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Apr 14Liked by Christopher F. Rufo

I'd love to see you give in-depth coverage of what children are being indoctrinated with in public education in elementary, middle and high schools. It seems like there's no cohesive system in place to report on these rogue entities masquerading as childhood education. We get the occasional shocking headline and then there's nothing following up regarding changes, improvements or administrative resistance to require children to be actually educated. I'd like to know if things are getting better or worse in public education by some sort of understandable metric, learn where the trouble spots are and see those schools which have shown improvement. With school choice states growing, it'd be nice to see if the competition is working to improve those states.

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👍

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Apr 14Liked by Christopher F. Rufo

I’d like to see a close look at the curriculum offered at teachers colleges, particularly state funded ones.

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Absolutely 👏👏👏

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Apr 14Liked by Christopher F. Rufo

Track, report on how - if - the Cass report reaches US $$$ centered healthcare/pharma providers who will resist it tooth n nail due to profit motives, and then help champion those in these industries who have the courage to acknowledge there are indeed four lights (shame on all of them for embracing it as they have)

Help champion families and organically conservative lifestyles (aka traditional) including faith centered, because stats are proving these are the adults and kids who are doing better than all left progressive Dem demographics

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Apr 14Liked by Christopher F. Rufo

I would like to read more about all the "non profits" making lots of $ with no accountability. Here in CA we just learned the billions spent on homeless and no accounting. Our useless governor is clueless.

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I am happy I left CA a few years ago - It is a beautiful state. But the self-declared superiority is deafening. Perhaps an upcoming ballot initiative will help.

https://www.capradio.org/articles/2024/03/28/is-california-headed-for-another-tax-revolt/

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Apr 14Liked by Christopher F. Rufo

MOAR Victories!

How can we stop the executive branch from funding all these crazy left-wing NGO's? @Oilfield_Rando does a great job of highlighting particularly crazy grants.

What is the quickest path to taking away the tax-deductibility of many non-profits that are clearly partisan (including universities)? At the least, using government resources to challenge their designations will suck up a lot of their resources.

Can the executive branch unilaterally decide to reinterpret the law as saying only citizens count for census/house of reps seats?

Basically, what can we do to use lawfare from the executive branch to advance our cause?

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Apr 14Liked by Christopher F. Rufo

I wrote time sheet software for the CTA which practically owns CA. (They probably thought I was lib due to my last name). Anyway, they hide the time people spend from their managers (can you say plausible deniability?) I think you better include some of the Unions here (many are okay though). Too many act "around the law" in support of the left.

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Good questions

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I have an idea, how about a flat tax with no exemptions, no deductions.

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Apr 14Liked by Christopher F. Rufo

Find out what the Deep State has on Mike Johnson.

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I would like to know this too. It seems the entirety of congress and the senate is compromised.

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Apr 14·edited Apr 15Liked by Christopher F. Rufo

Thank you for your work re: state legislatures/governors on DEI. Keep it up. We seem to be slow to address institutionalized divisiveness, exclusion, and inequality in Indiana despite our "red" statehouse? I'd like to know how much the Department of Education is spending on this nonsense?

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