Woke shock: Business decides it will be a business

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According to an article in the City-Journal, Basecamp, a web software company based in New York has decided that it will function as a company selling a product rather than a woke company whose primary purpose is to support left-wing causes.

City Journal explains:

Tech firms are returning to business models that focus on products and profits rather than politics and causes. Well, two are, anyway. The web software firm Basecamp is asking employees not to discuss politics or partake in activism on company time. Founder and CEO Jason Fried also announced that the privately owned firm would be dropping committees, obsequious peer-performance reviews, and “wellness” and other “paternalistic benefits” that try to nudge employees toward a particular lifestyle. […]

Left-leaning mediaoutlets worry that such moves suggest a setback in the effort to build a world that prioritizes inclusion and social justice. In fact, taking politics out of…

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