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Friday March 25th, 2022 day edition

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An open letter penned by conservative Disney employees asks the company to remain neutral on issues that have politicized the corporate culture, damaged morale and caused some employees to feel their days working at the Mouse House are numbered.

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Conservative Disney employees have “become invisible” and “increasingly uncomfortable” as the company actively promotes a progressive political agenda, according to the Disney Employees’ Open Letter in Favor of a Politically Neutral Disney.

The petition contends Disney fosters an “environment of fear” that any employee not holding a progressive viewpoint will be exposed and dismissed.

Progressive Disney employees have openly advocated for the company to punish workers who favor the Parental Rights in Education legislation, according to the petition.

They do this alongside thousands of other guests that might not have anything in common with them other than a shared love of Disney.”.

Last year, Disney launched a campaign to introduce more diversity and inclusion into its theme parks, workforce and company culture. »

Mackenzie Scott has given $3.8 billion to 465 organizations since June

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New York (CNN Business) Mackenzie Scott said Wednesday she has donated more than $3.8 billion to 465 organizations since June.

In a Medium post , Scott said her team's focus in the past nine months continued to be helping underrepresented people from various backgrounds and communities.

With an estimated net worth of $55 billion according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index , Scott is well known for her philanthropic behaviors and surprise donations to organizations. »

Texts Reveal Ginni Thomas Embraced QAnon Conspiracies, Pushed White House to Overturn 2020 Election

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Ginni Thomas, the right-wing activist and wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, pushed White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows to work to overturn the results of the 2020 election, according to texts obtained by the Jan. 6 committee.

The Washington Post then revealed that the texts concerned efforts to overturn the election results.

The Post notes that the committee is in possession of 21 such texts sent by Thomas to Meadows in the wake of the Nov. 2020 election. »

Ukraine Has Launched Counteroffensives, Reportedly Surrounding 10,000 Russian Troops

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A separate, southwestward thrust from Russia into northeastern Ukraine reached the city of Chernihiv, 80 miles north of Kyiv.

The Russian surrounded and besieged Chernihiv while creating a very loose, incomplete cordon around Kyiv at a distance of a dozen or more miles.

This pocket, reportedly containing around 10,000 Russian troops from the 35th and 36th CAAs, is extremely vulnerable. »