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Basecamp's Push to Curb Political Talk at Work Sparks Debate in Tech

Basecamp's Push to Curb Political Talk at Work Sparks Debate in Tech

Update: 2021-05-04
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Leaders at the startup Basecamp said last week it would curb political conversations at work. The announcement sparked an immediate backlash. But it's not the first time a tech company has tried to limit employees' speech. Tech reporter Katie Bindley joins host Amanda Lewellyn to explain why the issue has become so prevalent, and how Basecamp fits in. Dow Jones & Co., publisher of The Wall Street Journal, has a commercial agreement to supply news through Apple services.

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Basecamp's Push to Curb Political Talk at Work Sparks Debate in Tech

Basecamp's Push to Curb Political Talk at Work Sparks Debate in Tech

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