Cenk Uygur is a fake progressive.
NEW: In a tense all-hands meeting, Cenk Uygur urged staff at The Young Turks not to form a union, arguing the progressive network couldn't sustain one. "The reality is we're in a precarious position," Cenk told me. https://t.co/1dlN2rVdOS— Dave Jamieson (@jamieson) February 24, 2020
It's not that I lack empathy, it's just that I can't stand the bullshit emanating from these people who try to start companies based on the idea that they are God's gift to progressive politics and ideas. If you believe in human rights, don't take money from Russia or China. If you believe in fair wages, don't approach an oligarch and beg for funding. And if you start a media company, don't be a shitheel who opposes the unionization of your own workers.
In other words, fuck this guy. I'm glad I never have to pay attention to him again.
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