A new report is showing internal upheaval, which Canadian clinical psychologist Drs. Penguin is apparently taking Random House Canada over the release of the book’s publisher, written by Jordan Peterson.
A psychology professor at the University of Toronto and a popular podcast host, Peterson announced on Monday that he was releasing a new book called “Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life”, which is scheduled to be released in March next year.
However, Vice reported on Tuesday that Peterson’s book has caused an emotional stir within the Canadian publishing company, with employees pressuring the company to cancel the book’s release.
Use the censor board backlash before deciding to publish the target as ‘transphobic’ in writing.
Reportedly, “several” employees faced management of Penguin Random House Canada (PRHC), a subsidiary of Penguin Random House, in an inner town hall on Monday and “dozens more” about PRHC’s plans to release the latest Have lodged complaints “. Politically and culturally vocal professors.
“He is a symbol of hate speech and transphobia and of the fact that he is a symbol of white supremacy, regardless of the contents of his book, I am not proud to work for the company that publishes him,” a The town hall attendee, who is also a member of the LGBTQ community, told Vice.
Another employee alleged that “people were crying in the meeting about how Jordan Peterson has affected his life”, with one explaining that Peterson “radicalized his father” and another from Peterson’s book The publication emphasized, “will negatively affect their non-binary friend.”
“Since June the company has been doing all these racist and collaborative things and they publish Peterson’s book in its entirety. It just makes all their previous efforts fully performable, ”the employee told Vice.
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PRHC told Vice in a statement, “We announced yesterday that we will be publishing Jordan Peterson’s new book Beyond Order in the coming March. Immediately after the announcement, we held a forum and asked our employees to express their views and provide feedback Provided a location for. ” Employees have started an anonymous feedback channel, which we fully support. We are open to listen to our employees’ feedback and answer all their questions. We are committed to publishing a wide range of voices and perspectives. “
Vice’s report quickly went viral on social media with critics making fun of the crying staff, suggesting that they should be dropped or fired by the publisher for their emotional reaction to Peterson’s work.
Penguin Random House Canada did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.