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NLRB protects Facebook time for workers

NLRB moved to protect workers' Facebook discussions about employers who shorted their state withholding taxes leaving them stuck with unanticipated bills.

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Netroots Nation 2014: Building a movement in 140 characters

Many of the panels, views, and strategies focused on at the Detroit conference emphasized activism, getting out the vote and ways to combat right extremism.

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Google hangout with Sam Webb discusses today’s issues, socialism (with video)

"Taking care of the future, from here to socialism" was the subject of a wide ranging google hangout with CPUSA chairman Sam Webb.

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Oklahoma TV station comes under fire for anti-immigrant slur

Members of Dream Act Oklahoma, which has been raising awareness about how undocumented workers contribute to Oklahoma, blasted KOTV for its discriminatory report

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Will Facebook die out by 2017?

According to a new study, one of the world's most popular social networks may be about to go the way of the dinosaur.

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Union: Lack of NLRB endangers social media free speech

The lack of a functioning National Labor Relations Board within two months threatens workers' free speech rights on social media, as well as in more traditional speech, the Communications Workers say.

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Chicago joins 12-city protest against Koch Tribune grab

CHICAGO - People from all over this city jammed the entrances of the Chicago Tribune today demanding that it not be sold to Koch industries, the company owned by David and Charles Koch, top fundraisers for the tea party.

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Yahoo grabs Tumblr: Will the blog site be corporatized?

Popular news site Yahoo purchased social network/microblogging site Tumblr for $1.1 billion on May 20, and now many are asking:"Will Tumblr be ruined?"

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Subscribers protest Koch brothers Orlando Sentinel grab

Central Floridians protest Koch brothers scheme to buy Orlando Sentinel and turn it into the "Tea Party Tribune."

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Veteran activists should check out social media

Older activists shouldn't feel that they have to use Facebook just because they feel have no other choice for staying in touch, but for their very real value to the community.

 

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