Basecamp is a technology company based in the United States. One of its senior leaders has sparked controversy by calling on his team to stop talking about political and ‘societal issues’ on company time and through the company’s communication channels.

That’s led to a row with several members of the team deciding to leave the company. Colin Kelly from Comsteria shares his thoughts on political discussion at work and explains the notion of employees wearing their ‘ideals as their identity’.