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What does ‘woke’ mean when the Right says it?

My latest “State of Kentucky” video and podcast, on the word “woke.”

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Politicians on the Right from Ron DeSantis to Kelly Craft (and her running make, Max Wise) are constantly using the word “woke,” as in “I am running against the Woke agenda!”

So when they use that word, what do they mean? And, what do their followers actually hear? Bruce Maples has some thoughts about the word and its use by the Right.



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Bruce Maples

Bruce Maples has been involved in politics and activism since 2004, when he became active in the Kerry Kentucky movement. (Read the rest of his bio on the Bruce Maples Bio page in the bottom nav bar.)

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