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Amazon Studios’ new ‘playbook’ makes it official: diversity – not talent, skill or merit – is what now matters in entertainment

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29.06.2021

The entertainment industry and the art of cinema took a gargantuan step on their relentless death march into the hellscape of the woke Mordor recently, when Jeff Bezos, the Sauron of Amazon Studios, released his newdiversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) playbook”.

Following in the footsteps of the Academy Awards, which has implemented new diversity and inclusion mandates in its criteria, and Disney, which has turned the happiest place on earth into the People’s Republic of Wokestan, Amazon Studios, the new home of James Bond and Rocky, has, like a suicide note, put in writing its demand that film and TV ignore talent, skill and merit when hiring in favor of DEI.

It’s now clear that the corporate human resources junta has successfully transformed Hollywood into nothing more than the propaganda arm for the woke Savonarolas who burn art and entertainment on the bonfire of inanities that is the inclusion agenda.

Among the many things Amazon’s “playbookdemands are that, by 2024, creative roles on productions comprise 50% women and underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, and that the documentation and reporting of these diversity quotas is required both pre- and post-production. Unfortunately, the exact skin tone and percentage of “racial/ethnic” blood needed to qualify you as belonging to an underrepresented group, and the papers you’ll need to show to the DEI gestapo to prove it, are not made clear.

The insidious “playbook”........

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