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A Third of a Start-Up’s Workers Quit After a Ban on Talking Politics at Work: Live Updates

A Third of a Start-Up’s Workers Quit After a Ban on Talking Politics at Work: Live Updates A Third of a Start-Up’s Workers Quit After a Ban on Talking Politics at Work: Live Updates Here’s what you need to know: “Every discussion remotely related to politics, advocacy or society at large quickly spins away from pleasant,” Jason Fried, Basecamp’s chief …

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A third of Basecamp’s workers resign after a ban on talking politics.

A third of Basecamp’s workers resign after a ban on talking politics.

A third of Basecamp’s workers resign after a ban on talking politics. A third of Basecamp’s workers resign after a ban on talking politics. About a third of Basecamp’s employees have said they are resigning after the company, which makes productivity software, announced new policies banning workplace conversations about politics. Jason Fried, Basecamp’s chief executive, detailed the policies in a …

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Laverne Cox on the Red Carpet, Politics and What to Expect on Oscars Night

Laverne Cox on the Red Carpet, Politics and What to Expect on Oscars Night

Laverne Cox on the Red Carpet, Politics and What to Expect on Oscars Night Laverne Cox on the Red Carpet, Politics and What to Expect on Oscars Night [Follow our live coverage of the red carpet and more from the 2021 Oscars.] Ever since she appeared at the Golden Globes via remote camera in a regal red gown by Thai …

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Georgia’s Abrams navigates voting law fight with eye on 2022 Brian Kemp Joe Biden Texas Georgia Center for Responsive Politics

Georgia's Abrams navigates voting law fight with eye on 2022 Brian Kemp Joe Biden Texas Georgia Center for Responsive Politics

Georgia’s Abrams navigates voting law fight with eye on 2022 Brian Kemp Joe Biden Texas Georgia Center for Responsive Politics Georgia’s Abrams navigates voting law fight with eye on 2022 Brian Kemp Joe Biden Texas Georgia Center for Responsive Politics President Joe Biden called Georgia s new voting law an “atrocity.” A leading Black bishop called for a national boycott …

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Is the Fight Against Sexism in Australia’s Politics Different This Time?

Is the Fight Against Sexism in Australia’s Politics Different This Time?

Is the Fight Against Sexism in Australia’s Politics Different This Time? Is the Fight Against Sexism in Australia’s Politics Different This Time? The Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. Sign up to get it by email. For most of the past week, I’ve been interviewing current and former members of Parliament about the mistreatment of women …

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How Covid Survivors Are Finding Their Way Into Politics

How Covid Survivors Are Finding Their Way Into Politics

How Covid Survivors Are Finding Their Way Into Politics How Covid Survivors Are Finding Their Way Into Politics Pamela Addison is, in her own words, “one of the shyest people in this world.” Certainly not the sort of person who would submit an op-ed to a newspaper, or start a support group for strangers, or ask a United States senator …

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Europe’s Vaccine Suspension May Be Driven as Much by Politics as Science

Europe’s Vaccine Suspension May Be Driven as Much by Politics as Science

Europe’s Vaccine Suspension May Be Driven as Much by Politics as Science Europe’s Vaccine Suspension May Be Driven as Much by Politics as Science “It’s been a terrible blow to Europe’s self-confidence, I’d say, on the international stage,” said Johan Norberg, a Swedish-based historian who has written about the continent’s pandemic response. “We always have that tendency of retreating to …

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Trump aide says Twitter ban ‘freeing’ – follow US politics live

‘People need the help now’: Senate at standstill over coronavirus relief as Biden makes final plea for passage

Trump aide says Twitter ban ‘freeing’ – follow US politics live Trump aide says Twitter ban ‘freeing’ – follow US politics live Democrat Senator’s dramatic ‘no’ vote on $15 minimum wage Senate Democrats have struck a deal that could pave the way for the Senate to approve a massive Covid relief bill worth $1.9 trillion. The bill, Joe Biden‘s foremost legislative …

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‘Victim Blaming’ and Sex Education in the Boys’ Club of Australian Politics

Brittany Higgins Files Police Report on Parliament House Rape Claim

‘Victim Blaming’ and Sex Education in the Boys’ Club of Australian Politics ‘Victim Blaming’ and Sex Education in the Boys’ Club of Australian Politics His words, critics said, were reluctant and patronizing. Worse, they revealed a disturbing sentiment: that when a woman is raped, and unable to enlist the support of her colleagues to bring the perpetrator to justice, the …

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Deaths of Soldiers and Policemen Held by Kurdish Guerrillas Roils Turkish Politics

Deaths of Soldiers and Policemen Held by Kurdish Guerrillas Roils Turkish Politics

Deaths of Soldiers and Policemen Held by Kurdish Guerrillas Roils Turkish Politics Deaths of Soldiers and Policemen Held by Kurdish Guerrillas Roils Turkish Politics ISTANBUL — Turks reacted with shock and anger Monday to the news that Kurdish guerrillas had executed 13 Turkish soldiers and police officers held captive in a cave in the mountains of northern Iraq. The men …

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