“You are fired” was heard by several employees who could not leave their social justice activism at the Space X company door -so they could focus on getting the tasks done they were getting paid to complete.
Apparently, some workers at the world’s most advanced spaceship/rocket company don’t understand the purpose of ‘messaging, branding and PR,’ and they are lost in their bubble of ‘leftist support roles”. You know being the company’s privileged- ‘woke ones’.
Of course, not everyone at Space X is a dedicated nut job, who can not separate their personal political agenda and their employment duties- but some of the ones who couldn’t are now on the unemployment line looking for a paid gig as a protestor or a professor of Sociology or something leftist like that.
This all just smacks of the fact that the increasing amount of time lost in the American workplace costs US employers hundreds of Billions of dollars – according to people who study that story of stuff. Social Justice activism is a large-time suckage.
In days gone by0 Americans were known around the world for having an excellent work ethic.
Now, leftist people believe they are entitled to waste company resources on furthering a ‘woke’ Marxist ideology- which frankly isn’t profitable unless one is a street marching foot solider- or an elite politician.
However, Rocket Science doesn’t jibe with cancel culture and other forms of Tyranny, and here is proof, these people just lost their job over their woke-ism for trying to discredit Musk- the company’s leader.
What is the problem? Elon Musk has come out on his social media timeline as a Populist firebrand while defending some of the most essential foundations of our Judeo-Christian history- such as the idea of free enterprise and free speech.
The left is seething with rage about Musk’s audacity.
Musk, an African by birth, immigrated to America with an infamous work ethic and rose to be the world’s richest man- but the left only admires that about him when they believe he is a socialist-Marxist- Democrat.
When they believe he is a supporter of President Donald J. Trump or anything MAGA- they freak out as much as to try to damage their own employer! And then pressure others to do the same.
That is a lot of time and energy wasted.
SpaceX employees posted an open letter to the company’s internal communication system asking leadership at the company to implement several measures, with the stated aim of ensuring that SpaceX’s actual “systems and culture” live up “to its stated values,”
“The letter specifically calls out Elon Musk’s behavior on Twitter and how he has used the platform to respond to allegations of sexual harassment levied against him by an accuser in May,” The Verge reported on Thursday.
The letter, which claims as its authorship “[e]mployees across the spectra of gender, ethnicity, seniority, and technical roles,” calls for SpaceX leadership to “[P]ublicly address and condemn Elon’s harmful Twitter behavior” to “explicitly separate itself from Elon’s personal brand.”
It also asks that leadership be held equally accountable across the board for treating employee culture with “the same rigor and urgency” as the company does when correcting hardware errors that lead to irregularities in SpaceX’s spaceflight activities. Finally, it seeks a better definition and enforcement of SpaceX’s so-called “no-asshole” and “zero tolerance” policies that apply to employee behavior standards.
That did not go over well.
The Daily Mail reported on the Space X scuttlebutt:
SpaceX has fired some employees behind a letter criticizing CEO Elon Musk’s ’embarrassing’ and ‘distracting’ tweets yesterday, claiming some workers were pressured into signing it.
The letter was posted hours after Musk revealed publicly that he had voted for a Republican candidate for the first time by voting for Mayra Flores in South Texas.
In the letter, the unnamed workers gave the company’s directors ‘one month’ to ‘swiftly and explicitly separate’ from ‘Elon’s personal brand.’
They demanded that the company become more ‘inclusive’ and said its ‘zero asshole’ policy was not enforced clearly.
It’s unclear exactly how many people signed it or which employees instigated it, but it slammed Musk for his unfiltered comments on Twitter, his new company, and called them unprofessional.
The New York Times on Friday revealed that some of those employees were fired afterward.
In an internal statement Gwynne Shotwell, SpaceX President and COO said: ‘The letter, solicitations, and general process made employees feel uncomfortable, intimidated and bullied, and angry because the letter pressured them to sign onto something that did not reflect their view.
‘We have too much critical work to accomplish and no need for this kind of overreaching activism.’
Musk posted that he was excited to support Mayra Flores, a Hispanic Republican in Texas who won in a shocking, historical, and epic takedown of the Democrats in the Rio Grande Valley, while also maintaining that his political leanings are “moderate.”
But the now unemployed woke, leftists were not pleased, and now they can find another way to pay for the out-of-costs of their leftist political agenda. Good luck with that former Space Xers.