Patagonia is Accelerating the End of Democracy

Chris Newman
5 min readSep 17, 2022
from the New York Times

Note: a followup to this story has been published here.

You’ve all heard it.

  • Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard is “giving away” his company to a pair of trusts that will direct all the company’s future profits to climate change.
  • Chouinard is characterizing himself as the “reluctant billionaire” supposedly turning capitalism on its…
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