Episode 94: The State of California v Activision Blizzard (News Show)

July 24, 2021

Activision Blizzard has perpetuated a culture of sexual harassment and pay discrimination for years, according to a lawsuit filed by the State of California. The company can’t seem to decide how to handle the suit with Blizzard and Activision Publishing leadership expressing shock and remorse while GOP corporate hires blast the suit and the state for standing up for non-male employees.

Content Warning: Sexual Harassment, Suicide from 55:00 to 01:42:00

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