New York — There are not supposed to be Nazis in the office. A human resource department in corporate America would be highly unlikely to sit back while an employee displayed swastikas on his desk or espoused ideas about racial superiority at the coffee machine. Outside of the office, however, the relationship between corporate codes of conduct and hateful politics is less straightforward. It is not entirely clear that employees will always be fired for being an after-hours Nazi. Take the recent white nationalists rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia, in the US, which featured antiSemitic slogans, Nazi symbols and an attack on counter-protestors that left one person dead. At least four participants in the rallies have lost their jobs as a result. Using images of the Charlottesville marches, amateur investigators such as Logan Smith, who runs the Twitter account Yes, You’re a Racist, have exposed the identities of participants and, in some cases, their places of employment. Within a ...

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