ESGs: Social Credit for Corporations? | Robert Wright & Kate Wand

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This episode of Liberty Curious Podcast features Robert Wright, historian and Senior Research Faculty at the American Institute for Economic Research. His new book, Fearless: Wilma Soss and America’s Forgotten Investor Movement, will be available on August 30th.

Full Video Episode: https://youtu.be/jbq07W1-X60

Robert & Kate Wand discussed ESGs and how they distort the market by operating as a kind of social credit system for corporations, having them focus not on profit as a primary goal, but so-called Woke objectives.

We are witnessing in real time that the countries with the highest ESG scores, like Sri Lanka, Panama and the Netherlands, are rife with chaos; both social and economic turmoil.

Circumstances rapidly change, and at the time of recording, Elon Musk was set to take over Twitter. At this time, we know he has back-pedalled on the deal, citing the massive bot problem, among other things. The exploration of Elon’s quest to fix Twitter is still relevant today.

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