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Does Mozilla CEO's Exit Signal Culture of Intolerance?


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A man walks past a poster of Mozilla Firefox in 2013.
JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images
A man walks past a poster of Mozilla Firefox in 2013.

Brendan Eich was the CEO of Mozilla for 10 days. He was pressured to resign last week amid complaints about a $1,000 donation he gave to an anti-gay marriage campaign seven years ago. Now his departure is at the center of a public discussion about the rightful place of political opinions in the business world, the shift in support for gay marriage nationally and the use of social networks by those who wanted Eich brought down.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Michael Hiltzik, reporter and columnist at the Los Angeles Times and author of "The New Deal: A Modern History"
  • William Saletan, national correspondent for Slate Magazine

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