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Political Economy: Digital Labour: a Social Media Workforce

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Watch (5:00) >> Discusses concepts of alienation from production in terms of users contributions to social media and hegemony (Facebook).

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Rich Media: IBEW Hour Power

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Through the power of social media the IBEW has a chance to virtually strengthen and grow the brotherhood. Spread the good news about the brotherhood by forwarding an Hour Power video to a friend, post an Hour Power video to

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Rich Media: Intro to Twitter for Labor Unions

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This is the Introduction to Twitter training presented by the Communications Department of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE). We originally conducted this training as part of the New York City Central Labor Council digital trainings series in

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Rich Media: Facebook Best Practices

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This video is from the “Facebook Best Practices” training presented by the Communications Department of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees. We originally conducted this training as part of the New York City Central Labor Council digital trainings series

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Rich Media: Social Media for Unions

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 Watch (27:25) >> Talking heads video of Union Solidarity International brothers talking high-level political theory and on the ground tactics from Facebook and other social media platforms. Video critique: No visual variation. Straight video of talking heads. Feel free

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Rich Media: Stories Of Solidarity-Labor Using Social Media To Get Stories Out At 2013 AFL-CIO Convention

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Watch (8:58) >> At the 2013 AFL-CIO convention a display and project titled Stories of Solidarity showed how social media can be used to get workers stories out about their lives and conditions. The social media project was organized by

Rich Media: AFL-CIO Launches Social Media Tool for Wisconsin Recall

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 Watch (2:36) >> Posted by the conservative MacIverInstitute, this video looks like “oppo research” exposing what the institute characterizes as “big labor’s” tool linking up users (presumably labor union members) “friends and neighbors” (FAN) through Facebook matching. I’m not

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Rich Media: Social Media for Labor Unions

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An (almost) 40-minute presentation by Minnesota Nurses Association Social Media/PR Director John Nemo on how Labor Unions can leverage Social Media to engage members, impact contract negotiations, drive mainstream media coverage and shape public opinion. Watch (39:17) >> Extensive lessons

Having a Laugh: Friends with Low Wages

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Watch ‘Garth Brooks’ sing for Wal-Mart employees in this satire. Watch (2:38) >>

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