Do read James Damore’s lawsuit. Get past the absurdity of his framing his grievance in terms of identity politics—he’s a victim of Google’s failure to honor “viewpoint diversity.” Apparently under California law this is a legitimate claim.
Last year’s firing episode at first seemed a case of Google clumsily suppressing dissent over race and gender policies adopted after the company’s workforce was found to be overwhelmingly white and male. Now it seems like something else.
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