Google Fires 28 Workers Who Protested its Contracts With Israel

He never liked having to do it. You didn’t get to his level in the company without being ruthless but there was something about firing a colleague. He was a nice guy. He particularly didn’t like it when the reason wasn’t a cut-and-dried issue but something a little greyer: a political stance. Off the record, he agreed with the cause. And he wasn’t surprised about the stand. Bearing in mind the work that the ‘offenders’ did, they were bound to come to that conclusion. But there were client relationships, deeper issue to consider. So he had to switch it off.