Friday, May 31, 2019

How will Netflix's CEO "reconcile his personal political activity with Netflix’s stance against abortion restrictions"

Variety:

Netflix took an unusual stand this week, threatening to withdraw from filming in Georgia if an abortion ban is upheld.

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[Netflix CEO gave] $143,000 to 73 Missouri legislators, and Missouri Gov. Mike Parson . . . between July 2018 and February 2019

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“All of these personal donations from Reed, on both sides of the aisle, were made in support of a specific piece of legislation aimed at improving the availability and quality of charter schools in Missouri.”

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The charter school bill died without a floor vote in the legislature.