A book review worth reading for challenging US political parties and bring committed progressive change
Book review by Ryan Haney, first published by Talking Union. Steve Early’s Refinery Town is a compelling read on multiple levels. It paints an interesting portrait of Richmond, CA (pop. 110,000), a Bay Area city that is home to a massive Chevron refinery. It also works as a journalistic deep dive into contemporary municipal politics, […]Continue reading
Cyberunions Episode 91: Announcing the Punch a Nazi Challenge, Take that Ice Bucket!
Download Ogg Ogg lite MP3 Torrent Update section Richard Spencer punch to the music of Born in the USA. Peoples Inauguration Friday night in Boston. Womens march Saturday in Boston over 175,000 people. Labor section ideas Framing the conditions. Davos — themes, new tech and rise of robots, globalization and retreat of globalization. Typically not […]Continue reading
Cyberunions Podcast Episode 90: Identity politics lacks class
Download Ogg Ogg lite MP3 Torrent Intro (0:28) Swimming in the lake at 8 C/ 46 F The site will be moving and design changes to cyberunions.org and it will be more mobile friendly Steel plant in Germany and worker perspective with a more internationalist perspective Reminds of Capital Moves: The RCA story Passing of […]Continue reading
Cyberunions We are on Vacation!
Hello comrades, activists, listeners and readers, etc, We are on vacation, and since we have such great benefits we will be enjoying full salary too (zero dollars/euros). I am actually in the midst of trying to find and move to a new apartment, while Walton will actually be on vacation. If you are new listerners […]Continue reading
2010 in review
The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Fresher than ever. Crunchy numbers A helper monkey made this abstract painting, inspired by your stats. A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog […]Continue reading
Are FOSS and Creative Commons important for unions?
“The new order is predicated upon open access, decentralized participation, and cheap and easy sharing.” (David Bollier) The Commons Movement is a political, ecological and cultural movement to reclaim the Commons. Its central principle is that the resources of the earth – the Commons – are the collective responsibility and property of all. This includes […]Continue reading