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Re: Willingness to share a position statement?

On Thu, Mar 25, 2021 at 10:20:33PM +0000, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 26, 2021 at 12:09:40AM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> >On Thu, Mar 25, 2021 at 09:38:56PM +0000, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> >>...
> >> We *entirely* have the freedom to discriminate based on
> >> what people say and do around us. We're not a government. We are *not*
> >> in the situation where we *have* to support people saying things that we
> >> believe to be bad, wrong and hurtful. It is *entirely* within our
> >> rights to evaluate people by their words and actions and to decide
> >> whether we wish to talk or work with them in future.
> >>...
> >
> >You are saying companies should always have the right to fire employees 
> >if they join an union.
> Not at all, please don't twist my words.
> Unfortunately, there *are* many places around the world where
> companies can do exactly that. There are many others where rights like
> this are enshrined in other laws. Debian is not an employer here, so I
> don't think your point is relevant?
I would hardly call it twisting your words.

Either private individuals and entities have freedom of association, or
they do not.  You can't have it both ways.



Roberto C. Sánchez

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