Crushes unionization attempts at tesla factories, promising free frozen
yogurt in return.
Employees at Tesla suffer twice as many serious workplace injuries than
the industry average.
Forced to pay out ~$4 Million in a class action lawsuit to 4,100 SpaceX
employees who say the company refused to allow them to take legally mandated
breaks during the workday, as a consequence of how the company structured
its shift patterns.
Uses public money to fund private ventures, costing taxpayers $4.9B.
Attracts new investors by hyping failed projects, leading many financial
investigators to consider Tesla a ponzi scheme.
Musk fires Tesla worker for testing positive for THC, then goes on the Joe
Rogan show and smokes weed himself.
In reality the worker was fired for her union organizing and supporting
the United Autoworkers Union.
Wants to privatize space travel, leaving colonization and exploration to to
the richest few.
Actively feeds his own cult of personality, as it raises his company’s
Despite rumours of Musk being a self-made mad scientist genius, he was born
into a wealthy white South African family, and his father owned Emerald
His wealth comes not from scientific discovery or innovation, but from his
father funding his first business ventures, and from buying and selling
companies such as PayPal, SolarCity, SpaceX, and Tesla.
Musk takes advantage of international crises to raise Tesla’s stock price.
In one case, Musk promised to “fix” Puerto Rico’s power grid after it was
decimated by Hurricane Maria. He deploys solar panels to a hospital,
dozens of news articles were written about the business-saviness of
this decision, and the stock price soared.
PR reps told Musk they don’t want their power grid privatized by billionaires.
Despite being hailed as a leader in the fight against climate change, he
donates 7x more money to Republicans.
“Is it any surprise that a union-busting capitalist donated heavily to the
Republican Party? No,”
said Sydney Ghazarian, of the Democratic Socialists of America’s environmental
justice working group.
Fired his assistance of 12 years for asking for a raise. Divorced his
wife after telling her that his life “operated quite smoothly” in her absence.
As a PR stunt, Musk promised to build a mini-submarine to rescue a boys soccer
team that got trapped in a Thai cave in 2018. After receiving vitriol from the
Thai and rescue community, Musk called one of the cave rescuers, a
After the rescuer sues Musk for defamation, Musk pays 50k to a private
investigator (and former felon), to dig up dirt on the rescuer, and was
told to use “aggressive tactics”. Musk’s team then told the investigator: “We
would like you to immediately move forward with ‘leaking’ this information to
the UK press. Obviously must be done very carefully.”
Musk and his team even lobbied the Thai gov and prime minister to get a
local official to reverse a statement saying the mini-submarine wasn’t
practical, before the children had been rescued.
Rocket jesus broken promises #1, #2
Counter of days passed since Elon Musk promised something yet again:
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Expressed support for a military coup in Bolivia. It might be just a
coincidence but Bolivia has large lithium deposits.
Mocked people for calling their pronouns  , which makes
Musk a transphobe.
“I totally uphold trans, however, every one of these pronouns are a
tasteful bad dream,” Musk tweeted.
Then he tried to defend himself by saying Tesla had 100/100 score in LGBTQ
equality but former HRC press secretary noted that was kinda the
opposite of LGBTQ inclusivity.