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The ‘Pyramid of Hate’ that Brought Down Basecamp

Basecamp bosses banned politics at work over a social justice diagram

The ADL’s “Pyramid of Hate.” Image via

Earlier this week, I wrote a response to tech company Basecamp’s decision to ban political speech in the workplace. That same evening, Casey Newton published an article for The Verge that shed some light on the events that apparently prompted this announcement. As…




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Emily Pothast

Emily Pothast

Artist and historian. PhD student researching religion, material culture, media, and politics. Bylines at The Wire Magazine, Art in America + more.

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