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After Google Fires Misogynistic Engineer, Feminists React at Mountain View Demo
Jack Posobiec is is best known as a Trump supporter and for advancing conspiracy theories such as “Pizzagate". He hastily scrubbed a protest he organized to be held at Google HQ in Mountain View CA today, citing “credible Alt-Left terrorist threats”. Counter-protesters to his right wing demo gathered nonetheless, calling out Posobiec and fired Google software engineer James Damore, saying both are misogynists.
Right wing protest organizer Jack Posobiec cited “credible Alt Left terrorist threats” as the reason for postponing a right wing march at Google headquarters in Mountain View today.
Cause celebre for the alt-right, former Google software engineer James Damore, inspired the protest when he was recently fired for penning an internal memo in which he argued that the low number of women in technical positions was a result of biological differences.
But women and men carried on with a counter protest in response to the postponed right wing event this afternoon. At the city's central plaza in downtown Mountain View, women sang a song they wrote about alt-right support for Damore at an open mic. A young woman carried a sign that read, “This is the Bay where Women in Tech Slay”. Other signs called for an end to discrimination against women employed in tech. They were taking part in the demo “Rally for Human Rights, Dignity, Equality”, which presented the opportunity for the community to demonstrate AGAINST racism and FOR equality for all.