Keyword: corporateliberalism

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  • Best Buy censoring FR.

    09/18/2018 6:06:51 PM PDT · by Leo Carpathian · 59 replies
    Self | 9/18/2018 | Self
    <p>Recently I spent some time at NJ Best Buy store waiting for service at cell phone department. Loged to their Network and internet access. Loaded FReerepublic page, when trying to load second page, my access got blocked with message about "innapropriet" content. That was it! Looks like communist fingers are getting long.</p>
  • Nike, Columbia Sportswear CEOs make personal statements opposing sanctuary law repeal

    09/12/2018 8:46:14 PM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 37 replies
    oregonlive ^ | 09/12/2018 | Mike Rogoway
    The chief executives of Nike and Columbia Sportswear, two of the biggest companies in the state, have each written personally to express their opposition to an initiative that would repeal Oregon's sanctuary state law.
  • Nike Picks Colin Kaepernick to be Face of “Just Do It' Campaign”

    09/03/2018 6:23:52 PM PDT · by StACase · 51 replies
    Bleacher Rep;ort ^ | September 3, 2018 | steve case
    Colin Kaepernick Named Face of Nike's 30th Anniversary of 'Just Do It' CampaignNike Picks Colin Kaepernick to be Face of “Just Do It' Campaign”
  • Tech Companies Are Gathering For A Secret Meeting To Prepare A 2018 Election Strategy

    08/24/2018 3:59:28 AM PDT · by markomalley · 55 replies
    Buzzfeed ^ | 8/23/18 | Kevin Collier
    Representatives from a host of the biggest US tech companies, including Facebook and Twitter, have scheduled a private meeting for Friday to share their tactics in preparation for the 2018 midterm elections.
  • A Sign of the Times? Pastor Greg Laurie Forced to Remove Billboards Featuring the Bible

    08/07/2018 8:06:47 PM PDT · by Maudeen · 36 replies
    CBN News ^ | 8/6/2018 | Emily Jones
    Evangelist Greg Laurie has been forced to take down a series of billboards depicting him holding a Bible, advertising his upcoming "Harvest" outreach. The ads had been posted at a popular mall in Southern California.
  • United Airlines provides free flights to reunite immigrant families who were separated [tr]

    07/27/2018 11:57:45 AM PDT · by C19fan · 68 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 27, 2018 | Valerie Bauman
    United Airlines is donating free flights to reunite immigrant children who have been separated from their parents at the southern U.S. border. The move was announced this week on Facebook by FWD.us, a pro-immigration organization established by leaders in the tech industry. 'We have great news to share! A growing community of support is coming together to reunite families who were separated at the border. We are so thankful and happy to announce that United Airlines is jumping in and helping,' FWD. us wrote.
  • Facebook co-founder: Tax the rich at 50% to give $500-a-month free cash and fix income inequality

    07/06/2018 10:32:16 AM PDT · by ATOMIC_PUNK · 61 replies
    https://www.cnbc.com ^ | Tom Huddleston Jr. 10:47 AM ET Thu, 5 July 2018
    Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes thinks the government should give cash handouts to people with the lowest incomes in order to fight income inequality. And he thinks the money should come from higher taxes on wealthy individuals and even big tech companies, like Facebook. Hughes, 34, was one of Facebook’s co-founders, along with Mark Zuckerberg and three of their Harvard classmates, in 2004. He was Facebook’s spokesperson for the company’s first three years, before leaving to finish his Harvard degree and then to work on Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign as a media strategist. He says he's made "half a billion...
  • [From last year] These companies will give you paid time off to protest President Trump

    06/27/2018 8:19:53 AM PDT · by BlackAdderess · 20 replies
    AOL.com ^ | Apr 19th 2017 | ANNA IOVINE
    A growing number of companies in Silicon Valley will now offer paid time off for their employees to protest the president. The Washington Post reports that San Francisco startup Fauna used to have employees take time off on an as-needed basis; now, though, its workers can take unlimited time to participate in rallies, vote, write letters or other activities related to civic duty. A notable company that is following suit is Facebook.
  • (vanity) HELP - Search engines? Bing has gone homo

    06/24/2018 10:19:58 AM PDT · by the OlLine Rebel · 33 replies
    me | 6/24/18 | me
    I've been using Bing for a few years now, since I finally got sick of Google's endless parade of commie-celebrating "art". Bing was always nicely photographic, usually just nature and points of interest. But today, its POI is a Minneapolis bridge with "pride" multi-colors on it. (And yes, they do describe their pix, so it's on there specifically.)
  • CrossFit Just Fired Its Spokesperson Who Said LGBT Pride Is A “Sin”

    06/06/2018 7:39:26 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 76 replies
    BuzzFeed News ^ | 06 06 2018 | Stephanie M. Lee
    <p>“He needs to take a big dose of ‘shut the f*ck up' and hide out for a while. It’s sad,” CrossFit’s CEO Greg Glassman told BuzzFeed News.</p> <p>A high-ranking CrossFit employee was fired after tweeting his support for a CrossFit gym’s cancellation of a Pride event, citing his belief that celebrating LGBT pride is a “sin.”</p>
  • Students take the lead, but politicians will be out in force at March for Our Lives (anti-gun march)

    03/23/2018 4:00:24 PM PDT · by Innovative · 50 replies
    Washington Post ^ | March 23, 2018 | Jenna Portnoy
    The high-school-student-organized March for Our Lives this weekend has put politicians in an unusual spot: the back seat. Although students are the driving force behind the D.C. march and sister marches around the country, elected officials and candidates from the District, Maryland and Virginia are finding ways to participate — chartering bus loads of constituents, speaking at pre-march rallies and simply planing to be in the crowd. D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) is leading a contingent of D.C. students, joined by most members of the D.C. Council and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D). They will meet at Folger Park...
  • Revealed: Mark Zuckerberg Wants to ‘Trade’ Free Speech for ‘Safety’ And ‘Having an Informed [tr]

    03/23/2018 6:14:25 AM PDT · by C19fan · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | March 22, 2018 | Allum Bokhari
    In an interview with Wired magazine, Mark Zuckerberg revealed Facebook’s political agenda — he wants to curb free speech and free expression on the platform in exchange for “safety.” From the Wired interview: I think at the heart of a lot of these issues we face are tradeoffs between real values that people care about. You know, when you think about issues like fake news or hate speech, right, it’s a tradeoff between free speech and free expression and safety and having an informed community. These are all the challenging situations that I think we are working to try to...
  • MasterCard commercial

    03/21/2018 10:56:54 PM PDT · by KJC1 · 50 replies
    Our country is in trouble, here's yet another sign. A MasterCard (which I have never used, not because I'm cooler than anyone else, just hasn't happened) commercial telling us we suck if we don't accept gay/other weird stuff.
  • Jordan Peterson on corporate virtue signalling

    03/15/2018 4:39:34 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 21 replies
    Herald Sun ^ | 3-14-2018 | Rita Panahi
    Clinical psychologist, author, professor and easy-on-the-eye cultural critic, Jordan B. Peterson, took a break from his sold out speaking tour to chat with Miranda Devine. He had some sage words of advice for the likes of Qantas, Telstra, PWC, KPMG et al: “People who are doing this at the corporate level will rapidly get their comeuppance … If you’re operating within a capitalist environment like let’s say the executives and management of Qantas, who are being paid disproportionately well, you don’t also get to be a social radical. And you don’t get to salve your conscience for receiving a pay...
  • NBC executive says network will show national anthem kneeling at Super Bowl if it happens (tr)

    01/10/2018 11:07:52 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 75 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | January 9, 2018 | Zachary Ripple
    While national anthem protests have slowed around the NFL, it has still dominated national conversation throughout this season. So what if such protests — namely kneeling — were to surface at the Super Bowl? Fred Gaudelli, the executive producer of the Super Bowl, told reporters Tuesday night that the network would indeed capture any kneeling at the game. "It was a pretty big story in our country this fall,” Gaudelli said Tuesday. “The Super Bowl is a live event, just like ‘Sunday Night Football.’ When you’re covering a live event, you’re covering whats happening. “So if there are players that...
  • James Damore sues Google, alleging intolerance of white male conservatives

    01/09/2018 2:03:20 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 22 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Jan 08, 2018 | Julia Carrie Wong
    Google is facing renewed controversy over its alleged intolerance toward conservatives at the company, after a class action lawsuit filed by former engineer James Damore disclosed almost 100 pages of screen shots of internal communications in which employees discuss sensitive political issues. The evidence appended to the lawsuit, which was filed on Monday, includes a message from Rachel Whetstone, who worked as a senior Google executive after a career in the UK Conservative party, bemoaning “prejudiced and antagonistic” political discourse at the company. Damore, who was fired in 2017 after writing a controversial memo about gender and technology, alleges in...
  • NFL national anthem protests continue during final week of regular season

    01/01/2018 11:40:18 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 75 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/31/17 04:59 PM EST | BRETT SAMUELS
    More than a dozen NFL players protested during or right after the national anthem on Sunday, the final weekend of the league’s regular season. Nine Seattle Seahawks players sat or knelt during the anthem prior to the teams’ game, as they have throughout the season. Michael Bennett, Marcus Smith, Frank Clark, Dion Jordan and others were among those demonstrating, The Associated Press reported. Tennessee Titans wide receiver Rishard Matthews remained off the field during the national anthem before his team’s game, while his teammates, Brian Orakpo and Jurrell Casey, raised their fists once the anthem ended. Kenny Stills of the...
  • Meet the cast of the ‘Queer Eye for the Straight Guy’ reboot

    12/08/2017 3:37:43 PM PST · by Signalman · 13 replies
    Page Six ^ | 12/8/2017 | Andy Swift
    <p>Bobby Berk will serve as the show’s design expert, Karamo Brown (of MTV’s Are You the One: Second Chances) will handle all matters of “culture,” Antoni Porowski is the go-to guy for questions about food and wine, Jonathan Van Ness will be on top of personal grooming, and last but definitely not least, Tan France will lead the charge in the fashion department.</p>
  • Zinke: Claim that Trump ‘stole’ public land and ‘lie’

    12/05/2017 12:00:44 PM PST · by ColdOne · 18 replies
    apnews.com ^ | 12/5/17 | MATTHEW DALY
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is strongly disputing a claim by outdoor retailer Patagonia that President Donald Trump “stole” public land by shrinking two national monuments in Utah. Zinke calls the claim — made in large type on the company’s home page — “nefarious, false and a lie.” Zinke says in a conference call Tuesday that “it’s shameful and appalling” that Patagonia and other retailers “would blatantly lie in order to get money in their coffers.”
  • Why the 'gay wedding cake' Supreme Court case is really about corporate governance

    12/04/2017 9:58:27 AM PST · by TangledUpInBlue · 37 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 12/4 | Erin Fuchs
    That case, Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, takes aim at a Colorado law that bars discrimination based on perceived sexual orientation in places serving the public. Jack Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, says the law violates his free speech rights by forcing him to “create expression that violates his sincerely held beliefs about marriage.” The dispute has attracted a lot of attention from the business community, including an amicus brief signed by 35 companies including Amazon (AMZN), Pfizer (PFE), and Apple (AAPL), which asked the court to rule against Phillips. Another group with an interest in the...