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Why these young tech workers spent their Friday night planning a rebellion against companies like Google, Amazon, and Facebook — Recode

A new class of politically mobilized tech employees are trying to save the industry from itself, writes Shirin Ghaffary.

Here is the link: https://www.recode.net/2019/1/18/18185842/tech-workers-friday-night-google-amazon-facebook

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