Ex-Google executive: Company only pays lip-service to human rights principles as workplace culture descended into bullying

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Google used to have a reputation as an ethical company - one that former exec Ross Lajeunesse claims has disappeared over the past decade
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Google used to have a reputation as an ethical company - one that former exec Ross Lajeunesse claims has disappeared over the past decade

Former head of international relations at Google speaks out over the company's compromises on China and Saudi Arabia, and its use of diversity programmes to bully staff

The last decade has seen Google embrace authoritarian regimes, such as China's and Saudi Arabia's, as the company chased ever-higher revenues as co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin disengaged fr...

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