Can companies fire pro-Trump rioters? It's complicated


by Fortune

Fortune— Firing employees employees who took part of the lawlessness depends a lot on the city and state, union status, and criminal charges.

globalnews.ca—Small pro-Trump rallies break out in Canada amid chaos at U.S. Capitol. Small pro-Trump rallies popped up in Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary Wednesday, as a riotous mob supporting the outgoing president occupied the U.S. Capitol.

kottke.org—The Right’s “Respectable” Rioters. Adam Serwer writing at The Atlantic: The Capitol Rioters Weren’t ‘Low Class’. They were business owners, CEOs, state legislators, police officers, active and retired service members, real-estate brokers, stay-at-home dads, and, I assume, some Proud Boys. The mob that breached the Capitol last week at President Donald Trump’s exhortation, hoping to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election, was full of what you might call “respectable people.” They left dozens of Capitol Police...

The Independent—Tech giants banished Trump. Now things get complicated. Major tech platforms, long accused of giving President Donald Trump special treatment denied regular users, have finally shown him the door