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Christopher Rufo: CEO rakes in millions but workers must examine their 'privilege'

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Manhattan Institute senior fellow Chris Rufo tells 'The Ingraham Angle' about the politically correct trainings employees undergo at American Express

Editor’s note: This column was first published in City Journal.

Last year, CVS Health Corporation—the largest pharmacy chain in the United States—paid then-CEO Larry Merlo almost 618 times the median company wage, while simultaneously launching a mandatory "antiracist" training program for hourly employees to deconstruct their "privilege."

I have received whistleblower documents from inside CVS Health that reveal the company’s extensive race reeducation program, which is built on the core tenets of critical race theory, including "intersectionality," "white privilege," and "unconscious bias."

As a keynote for the initiative, Merlo—who has since retired—hosted a conversation with Boston University professor Ibram Kendi, who told 25,000 CVS employees that "to be born in [the United States] is to literally have racist ideas rain on our head consistently and constantly."

Kendi argued that Americans are "walking through society completely soaked in racist ideas," including children as young as two to three years old. "Our kids are basically functioning........

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