A new report by Penguin Random House on the publication of a book written by Canadian medical psychologist Dr. Jordan Peterson has been published.
Peterson, a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto and a popular podcast presenter, announced on Monday that he would be releasing a new book, Beyond Order: 12 Rules for Life, which is due out in March next year.
However, Wise News reported on Tuesday that Peterson’s book had provoked an emotional outcry within the Canadian publishing house, with employees trying to pressure the company to cancel the book.
According to the report, the management of Penguin Random House Canada (PRHC), a subsidiary of Penguin Random House, was confronted by “many” employees in an inner town hall on Monday, and the latest dozens of anonymous complaints “Dozens of anonymous complaints have been lodged” political and cultural Work from a professor who speaks openly.
“He is a symbol of hate speech and transphobia, he is a symbol of white supremacy and is not proud to work for a company that publishes him regardless of the content of his book,” said a Town Hall participant who is also a member of the LGBTQ community.
Another employee accused the crowd of “crying in the crowd about how Jordan Peterson has affected their lives,” while one said Peterson “intensified their father” and insisted that the publication of Peterson’s book “negatively affect their non-binary friend”.
“The company has been doing all these racist and friendly things since June, and they are totally against publishing Peterson’s book. It looks like all their previous efforts have been completely fruitless,” the employee told Wise.
The PRHC said in a statement to Wise, “We announced yesterday that we would be releasing Jordan Peterson’s new book this March. Following this announcement, we held a forum and provided a space for our staff to express their views and provide feedback. , We fully support it. We are ready to hear the views of our staff and answer all their questions. We are committed to publishing a wide range of voices and perspectives. ”
Wise statement from critics that critics of depressed staff should be fired or fired by the publisher for emotionally responding to Peterson’s work quickly went viral on social media.
Penguin Random House Canada did not immediately respond to a request from Fox News for comment.