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Sep 29, 2016

The Department of Labor is filing a lawsuit against tech company Palantir for discriminating against Asians. Asians are rarely, if ever, considered a minority. With Peter Thiel leading the company, could there be a political motive behind this lawsuit? It doesn’t seem that unreasonable considering the week Oculus VR founder Palmer Lucky has had after The Daily Beast discovered he had donated to a conservative non-profit developing memes to attack Hillary Clinton. Is there any room at all for conservatives or Trump supporters in tech?

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SpaceX Interplanetary Transport System: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qo78R_yYFA

Princeton and SAT scores: http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-adv-asian-race-tutoring-20150222-story.html

DOL lawsuit against Palantir: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/27/technology/us-accuses-tech-firm-of-bias-against-asian-software-engineers.html

Palmer Luckey: http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/news/2016/09/26/facebook-millionaire-luckey-aligns-himself-alt-right-but-only-if-you-squint/91132042/

Dustin Moskovitz “Compelled to Act”: https://medium.com/@moskov/compelled-to-act-1413930041ee

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