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Connections: Reactions to the memo about race and gender at Google

The debate over Google's decision to fire an engineer has served as a kind of Rorschach Test. James Damore posted a memocriticizing Google's hiring practices based on race and gender. The reaction to Google's decision to fire Damore ranges from outrage -- Damore's supporters say he was only discussing basic differences between genders -- and strong approval.

We discuss the issue from a legal perspective, and from the perspective of modern feminism. Our guests:

  • Justin Cordello, employment law attorney with Cordello Law PLLC
  • Barbara LeSavoy, director of the Women and Gender Studies program at the College at Brockport
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Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.

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