While tech behemoth Salesforce has one of the most liberal workforces in the United States—and the company's founder, Marc Benioff, is known as the " woke CEO "—many employees appear to have largely been left in the dark about one notable client: the Republican National Committee. And according to internal Slack messages obtained by The Daily Beast, a number of workers aren't happy. "Unfortunately, except for some empty words here and there, I can tell you how Salesforce continues to support the very perpetrators of the attack on our democracy," one employee wrote in a channel for questions before a recent all-hands meeting. The employee went on to note that, after a brief hiatus following Jan. 6, Salesforce has been "one of the very few tech companies" to allow Donald Trump to use its platform. "Personally, I view this issue (the attack on our democracy) as the single most important issue of our time," this employee continued. "Everything else—all the pretty words about Equality, Ethical and humane use of the platform, etc.—all of it is meaningless if we fail to act to save the very existence of our democracy. I wish we as employees could organize to make it loud… Read full this story
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