• A third of Basecamp's workers resign after a ban on talking politics

    12 days ago - By NY Times

    At least 20 employees have posted publicly that they intend to resign or have already resigned.
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  • Basecamp sees mass employee exodus after CEO bans political discussions

    12 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Following a controversial ban on political discussions earlier this week, Basecamp employees are heading for the exits. The company employs around 60 people, and roughly a third of the company appears to have accepted buyouts to leave, many citing new company policies.
    On Monday, Basecamp CEO Jason Fried anounced in a blog post that employees would no longer be allowed to openly share their “societal and political discussions” at work.
    “Every discussion remotely related to politics, advocacy or society at large quickly spins away from pleasant,” Fried wrote. “You shouldn't have to wonder...
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