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Overview

From Gillette to Pepsi, many companies are starting to market their products by advocating for social justice issues, signaling to consumers that they are "woke." Is woke capitalism a trend that's truly new in the market? Should businesses comment on social issues? Acton's president and co-founder, Rev. Robert Sirico, explains. Afterwards, Daniel J. Mahoney, professor of political science at Assumption College speaks about his newest book, "The Idol of our Age: How the Religion of Humanity Subverts Christianity."


Check out additional resources for this episode:

WSJ profiles the Acton Institute, the antidote to ‘woke’ capitalism?

The Metaphysics Of Woke Capitalism

The Rise of Woke Capitalism

The Sacred Rites of Humanity: A Conversation with Daniel Mahoney

Championing Mankind at the Expense of Real Human Beings

Daniel J. Mahoney, The Idol of Our Age: How the Religion of Humanity Subverts Christianity

Video: Daniel J. Mahoney, “Christianity and the Religion of Humanity” Furman Tocqueville Lecture

 

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