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Acton Line podcast: What is woke capitalism? Daniel J. Mahoney on ‘The Idol of Our Age’

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? Is there a place for businesses to 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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Caroline Roberts

Caroline Roberts is a managing editor at the Acton Institute and produces Acton's weekly podcast, Acton Line.