A Visual Demonstration of How Fast the NYT Got Woke

Many trends develop over decades, but few have been as rapid as concerns over social justice.

Many trends develop over decades but I’ve never seen change so rapid as the breathtaking success of what one might call social justice concerns. Beginning around 2010-2014 there appears to have been an inflection point. Here from Zach Goldberg on Twitter are various words drawn from Lexis-Nexis.

And here from David Rozado is a longer list all drawn from the NYTimes. Rizardo has a page where you can graph the trends for words of your own choosing.

RELATED: Hayek: Social Justice Demands the Unequal Treatment of Individuals

*Correction: This article originally spelled David Rozado's name David Rizado.

This article is republished with permission from Marginal Revolution. 

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