Greg Conte, an associate of Richard Spencer, has been fired by a Catholic high school in Maryland. If he had worked for a public school, his firing for his beliefs would be problematic, but a private employer generally has the freedom to hire and fire at will.
First, the story, then a follow-up in which Conte expresses his belief that diversity doesn’t work.
A substitute teacher at a Maryland girls’ school was fired for his involvement with a prominent white nationalist think-tank in the “alt-right.”
Greg Conte, a substitute teacher and sports coach at the Academy of the Holy Cross, was fired this fall, but school officials only sent a letter explaining the move to families this month, according to Fox 5 of Washington, D.C.,.
Conte, who goes by Gregory Ritter on Twitter, appears to work for white nationalist Richard Spencer’s National Policy Institute. He reportedly attended the the deadly “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia last year.