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Wednesday, 31 December 1969 19:00

David Brooks Calls For Google's CEO to Resign Over Damore Firing

Written by  Tom Blumer

On Friday, in an op-ed which made the paper's print edition, David Brooks, the alleged conservative commentator at the New York Times, surprised more than a few people by calling for Google CEO Sundar Pichai to resign over his awful handling of now ex-employee James Damore's "Echo Chamber" document.

Brooks identified the five key players in the drama, and directed sharp criticism at three of them: Google's diversity officer, the press, and ultimately Pichai.

First, Damore (links are in originals and bolds are mine throughout this post):

Damore was tapping into the long and contentious debate about genes and behavior. On one side are those who believe that humans come out as blank slates and are formed by social structures. On the other are the evolutionary psychologists who argue that genes interact with environment and play a large role in shaping who we are. In general the evolutionary psychologists have been winning this debate.

You can almost hear the gasps of surprise throughout Times headquarters at Brooks's reliance on inconvenient science.

Next up, women in tech:

We should all have a lot of sympathy for the second group of actors in this drama, the women in tech who felt the memo made their lives harder.

Read more at NewsBusters
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Not only should he be made to resign but he should be Deported AFTER he is charged for Hate crimes and Racism!!!

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