Amazon Hires People Just So They Can Fire Them?! – In The News – 06/03/2021

Amazon Hires People Just So They Can Fire Them?! – In The News – 06/03/2021

* Free Speech
More People Need to Stand Up to Politicians Like This!
Hot-Button Homeless Debate Leads to Stand-off Over Free Speech
“They need to put a leash on him,” Mathis said. ‘He’s there to advise the town on legal issues, not to violate people’s Constitutional rights on freedom of speech.’”

* Cancel Culture
Race, Free Speech, and the Purge of Campus Blasphemers
“That condescends to our students, all in the guise of protecting them. If you flatly prohibit a controversial term—even in academic discussions of it—you’re implying that some people aren’t resilient enough to hear it.”

* Journalism
A Win for Free Press
Philippine Court Dismisses Libel Case vs Journalist Ressa
“She was convicted in June in an earlier cyber libel case filed by Keng over the same article that Rappler cited in its own story in 2012, a ruling that was widely seen as a blow to media freedom.”

* Libel
CNN Has a Tiger by the Tail
CNN Can’t Dodge Alan Dershowitz Libel Suit
“Dershowitz alleges CNN provided an edited version of what he said and a misleading narrative about his views that damaged his reputation as a scholar. He’s seeking $300 million in damages.”

* Amazonannigans
Whoa, DUDE! Let’s go work For Amazon, man!!
Pot Users Welcome: Amazon Won’t Test Job Seekers for Cannabis
“Amazon said in a blog post that it will still test workers for other drugs and conduct ‘impairment checks’ on the job.”

But Wait … You Might Get Fired!!

* Amazonannigans
Managers EXPECTED to Fire Certain Amount of Employees??
Amazon’s Controversial ‘Hire to Fire’ Practice Reveals a Brutal Truth About Management
“Amazon managers are hiring people they otherwise wouldn’t, or shouldn’t, just so they can later fire them to hit their goal.”

* Literary News
Fauci is 80 Years Old, and Can Only Come Up With an 80-Page Book??
Anthony Fauci’s New Book ‘Expect the Unexpected’ Is an Unexpected 80 Pages Long
“The book’s description says it is compiled from “hours” of interviews with Fauci, and promises to ‘share the lessons that have shaped his life philosophy.’”


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