The NSA Goes Full Woke Mode

One of the most powerful federal agencies is now influenced by divisive ideologies and resentment for the very country it is tasked with protecting.

Written by Hudson Crozier

The scoop: The National Security Agency (NSA) has a “glossary” of terms showing the agency’s radical leftist positions on race, gender, and “social justice,” a leaked document shows.

  • LGBT ideology: The glossary defines “agender,” “bigender,” “cissexism,” “demigender,” “pangender” “same gender loving,” and more as valid identities along with problems such as “heterosexism,” “cissexism,” and “transmisoginy.” It also describes people “Assigned” their genders “At Birth.”

  • Grievance politics: The NSA wants agents to know about “intersectionality,” “whiteness,” “white fragility,” and what a “microaggression” is. It labels “Whites, men, owning class, upper-middle-class, heterosexuals, gentiles, Christians, [and] non-disabled individuals” as “privileged group[s].” The agency also defines “racism (cultural)” as something only whites are guilty of.

  • Supporting discrimination: “Whereas equality means providing the same to all, equity means recognizing that we do not all start from the same place and must acknowledge and make adjustments to imbalances,” the document says.

  • America is evil: The NSA describes a system of “neocolonialism” that it believes oppresses minorities in the U.S. today. This began with “white European occupations of land in what is now the United States,” according to the glossary.

Why it matters: The NSA conducts mass surveillance and provides intelligence to the U.S. military. One of the most powerful federal agencies is now influenced by divisive ideologies and resentment for the very country it is tasked with protecting. These revelations will add to concerns that President Joe Biden’s agencies are being weaponized for the left or distracted by activist causes.