n the wake of the outrageous and possibly illegal firing of James Damore for writing a memo that pushed back against Google's “politically correct monoculture that maintains its hold by shaming dissenters into silence,” the company has been the focus of an eminently deserved torrent of criticism. A fair bit of this critique has gone beyond the particular situation of Mr. Damore to look at the general hostility of the technology industry to conservatives and conservative thought.
Unfortunately, what has been lacking from almost all of these cris de coeur is a strategy regarding what to do about it. Fortunately, there are some things we can do that could turn the tables on Silicon Valley's leftist censorship and restore free speech to the Internet. But first, some background.