Penguin Random House

New York
Media and Entertainment

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High Risk


Penguin Random House canceled a contract with an author due to a lack of diversity in his historical book. Penguin Random House has sued the state of Florida over books that were removed from public schools for inappropriate content for children. The company does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees. Penguin Random House provides "antiracism" training for employees and hosted a company-wide book discussion based upon the writings of the leftist author Ibram X. Kendi. The company opposed various state and local legislation intended to protect parental rights, girls’ sports, bathroom facilities, and gendered spaces. For these reasons, Penguin Random House receives a High Risk rating.

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