Google’s anti-worker actions evoke IBM’s racist past
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The companies are linked by their records of discrimination, silencing dissent and undermining human rights

My father, John Stanley Ford, was the first black software engineerin America, hired by IBM in 1946. In his day, there were no unions, and IBM’s founder, Thomas J Watson, sought to keep it that way. Watson offered healthcare, paid college tuition and access to IBM country clubs – all of which helped thrill most employees into never questioning whether they should organize for greater...

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