Free software is to code as labor unions are to workers and neither are revolutionary

Full Disclosure: I work full time for the Free Software Foundation (FSF) and the views expressed here do not reflect the views of the FSF or my position at the FSF. This is a point that has been stirring in my mind for some time.  In addition to my free software experience I have also […]

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Our heartbleed[s] Discussion at People Links Digital Gathering

For those of you who might not know, Cyberunions is a proud member of May First / People Link (If you’d like to host your site on our servers join mayfirst here) who this year began a monthly digital gathering called People Links and this month the discussion is quite intriguing about the heartbleed security […]

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New Design to a Point

This is a new design I am playing with at the moment, as the platform pro we had before no longer is supported, as since we have a history of an old theme coming back to haunt us, the new theme has been put to use. Please let us know what you think. You may […]

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Every social network has an ideology

– By Walton Pantland A social network isn’t a neutral space. It is designed for a purpose, and that purpose is ideological. Is your social network designed by techies, out of a pure love for seeing what is technologically possible? Is it designed to bring people together, to help them organise? Or is it designed […]

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Vouching for Workers (VW) fails to surpass but efforts move forward

It has been quite a while since we posted anything here, but I have to share my thoughts on the activities in a VW plant in Tennessee. If you missed the news VW decided to remain neutral for the United Auto Workers (UAW) drive to organize the VW workers to lay the path for developing […]

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The Future of Cyberunions…ok maybe not the future…

Walton and I have been busy working on a number of projects, which we will happily inform in more detail when we recored again, which we think or hope will be sometime in January or February. I do not want to spend this entire post detailing it but some relates to usilive.org and some relates […]

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We will call it a summer storm…brainstorm

Hey all as you can tell Walton and I have been off for a couple of weeks now, have no fear we are still here, we are just busy from an eventful past couple of weeks, that may impact the future of cyberunions as we know it, have no fear the podcast will continue. We […]

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Into the Fire – The Hidden Victims of Austerity in Greece

This is great documentary produced by a sister organization and member of May First/People Link you can support them by visiting their site In To The Fire. You can watch the move streamed below online or download it to your computer from this link with subtitles in multiple languages. Please distribute this widely!! A hard […]

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New Tires with a new look that might make me a…. moacycle?

A lot has change since last I rode, but most importantly…my new tires…they are yellow on top of the red rimsAs you can see they are quite nice. The original tires, seen in my profile photo, were completely red, but they wore down quickly. So now the yellow ones, which makes me feel a little […]

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Signaling fucking cars that don’t signal

This happens more than I would care to talk about but today as @Stephen Mahood and I made our way to Centro de Coyoacan a Toyota Avlon, one of those nice looking bmw like Toyotas, cut us off cause they didn’t us a turn signal. Fortunately this time my brakes kicked in and we stopped […]

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