Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Laments Conservative Employees ‘don’t feel safe to express their opinions’

Admits 'broader percentage of leanings within the company' liberal

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Friday lamented that conservative employees at the social media giant “don’t feel safe” to freely express their political opinions at work.

“I mean, we have a lot of conservative-leaning folks in the company as well, and to be honest, they don’t feel safe to express their opinions at the company,” Mr. Dorsey told New York University professor Jay Rosen during Friday’s episode of “Recode Media with Peter Kafka.”

“They do feel silenced by just the general swirl of what they perceive to be the broader percentage of leanings within the company, and I don’t think that’s fair or right,” the Twitter chief said. “We should make sure that everyone feels safe to express themselves within the company, no matter where they come from and what their background is.

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