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Netflix Goes Scorched Earth, Fires Warning Shot at Woke Employees with 'Culture Memo'

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14.05.2022

Perhaps finally heeding the saying “Go woke, go broke,” streaming giant Netflix has updated its corporate culture with a memo taking a new direction on employees working to silence artistic expression.

Many were outraged back in 2020 when Netflix added the movie “Cuties,” which sexualized preteen girls, and the service saw a large spike in cancellations during the backlash.

The company has alienated consumers with other “woke” content, including “Q-Force,” a cartoon about LGBT spies; “Dear White People,” a series accused of promoting anti-white racism; and “He’s Expecting,” the synopsis of which reads, “When a successful ad executive who’s got it all figured out becomes pregnant, he’s forced to confront social inequities he’d never considered before.”

That wasn’t enough for some Netflix employees, who mounted protests over a special by comedian Dave Chappelle that arrived on the streaming service in October.

Among his many points in “The Closer,” Chappelle declared that “gender is a fact” — a commonsense proclamation that infuriated a group of LGBT employees.

Those employees soon began agitating........

© Western Journalism


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