by Ethan Huff at Discern Report
In a 2021 interview with Robin DiAngelo, former MSNBC host Mehdi Hasan of the “Mehdi Hasan Show” stated that companies spent an astounding $8 billion in 2020 alone on “diversity and inclusion” (DEI) programs that discriminate against white people while propping up non-whites.
The resurfaced clip, which is circulating on X (formerly Twitter) – you can also watch it below – comes at a pertinent time when DEI is getting slammed in popular culture as a sham.
NBC reports, US companies spent $8 billion dollars on DEI programs in 2020.
The DEI grift creates a toxic racist workplace and simultaneously bankrupts the company. pic.twitter.com/wLnq5gAhth
— Mythinformed (@MythinformedMKE) January 7, 2024
The episode of the Mehdi Hasan Show from which the above clip was taken was called “Why White Progressives are Part of the Problem.” It called out DEI, critical race theory (CRT), and other anti-white trends that have emerged in recent years to denigrate and minimize whites throughout American society.
(Related: Be sure to check out what less than three decades of diversity, equity, and inclusion did to Johannesburg, South Africa, which has turned into a “crumbling hellscape.”)
Anti-white racism is trendy
In the interview, Hasan asked DiAngelo about her book, called “Nice Racism,” and what it has to do with corporations spending money on DEI and anti-white race workshops. What Hasan wanted to know is whether or not all that spending actually works towards company goals, allowing them to play “racism get out of jail free” cards.
“Well, I don’t think it does work if it’s not sustained and consistent,” DiAngelo responded. “So, if it’s a one-time thing – a check the box kind of approach – it’s not going to keep going. It has to be sustained.”…Continue Reading