Issue #238
2 May 2021
The Basecamp story is really moving too fast to be summarised in a sensible way so here is a timeline which might help you unpack it.
  1. Basecamp announce company is politics free zone
  2. Online backlash ensues
  3. Online support arrives, prominently by Brian Armstrong CEO of Coinbase, who made a similar statement, to similar furore, earlier this year
  4. ‘There might be more to it’ exposé here
  5. Backlash gathers pace as 30%+ employees (of a 60 person company) accept pay out offers to leave if they are not happy with the new policy
Discussion also taking place in the brainfood community, here. H/T to brainfooder Mitasha Singh for the share in the fb group