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MPR News Update, PM Edition for Aug. 8, 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Good afternoon! A senior software engineer reportedly has been fired by Google after a memo he wrote criticizing diversity initiatives was leaked and sparked protests on social media. Some are claiming that Google violated the man's First Amendment rights. "It should go without saying that there's no constitutional right in your private company to accommodate your misogyny, though it can hardly be surprising that James Damore believes he's got one," writes MPR News blogger Bob Collins. | NewsCut | Forecast

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