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Why Corporations Can No Longer Avoid Politics

8 monthes ago   |   By Time

For decades, most companies went to great lengths to avoid opining on social issues. No longer.
After a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, in August, the retailer said it would stop selling ammunition for military-style assault rifles. Patagonia closed its offices and stores for part of the day on Sept. 20 so employees could participate in a global climate strike. And in November, Chick-fil-A, which has come under fire for supporting Christian organizations that oppose same-sex marriage, said it would stop donating to those groups.
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