Cyberunions Episode 92: Alt ‘Rights’: What does labor look like in the age of Trump
Download Ogg Ogg lite MP3 Torrent Update Section This is decidedly not Walton Matt coming in from Chicago Chicago teachers strike Site of Haymarket square, Mayday for the American listeners Is there a memorial for the workers in Haymarket square? Using new tech for this podcast connections Zokos.com planned to be free software Indiana became […]Continue reading
The Cyberunions Podcast Episode 48 The Forums were down!!
Download High Quality Ogg Download low quality Ogg Download MP3 0:33 Forums are back! Stephen tried to update the forums and messed it up, but things are back to normal now!! Walton shares his experience with Union Solidarity International Stephen uso computadora en español, poquito difici 6:30 Stephen tries to jump to tech update But […]Continue reading
Using Facebook for union organising and campaigns
If you’re using Facebook for your organising, you need an exit strategy. For a lot of unions, online organising starts and ends with Facebook. Many union communicators are fairly uncritical of Facebook, and seem to think it’s important to get people to ‘like’ your union’s Facebook page. Clearly Facebook is important, because many of your […]Continue reading
What can unions learn from Facebook?
I like to keep an eye on academic work on cyberunionism. There’s not a lot of it about, probably because trade union use of new technology is still fairly minimal. Also, the fast pace of technological change doesn’t fit in well with the academic cycle: it takes time to research, analyse, write, peer review and […]Continue reading
Facebook – dangerous for unions?
Eric Lee of LabourStart thinks so. Take a listen to his podcast here: Facebook is the most widely used social networking website in the world, with 400 million active users. Because it reaches such a large audience, it seems important for trade unions to use. For Eric, the biggest danger is that you have no control […]Continue reading