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First POST: Info-Kale

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, February 2 2015

How the net neutrality movement went from "stop" to "go"; Facebook's ongoing effort to make News Feed more nutritious; inside Vladimir Putin's social media army; and much, much more. Read More

The Technology Firsts in Ohio's Issue 2 Campaign

BY Nick Judd | Wednesday, November 9 2011

Yesterday's Ohio elections culminated an unprecedented online-driven issue campaign in which both sides honed online tools and tactics that in some cases they were using for the first time. The labor-backed We Are Ohio ... Read More

In a Year of Local Labor Battles Nationwide, A Major Union Doubles Down Online

BY Nick Judd | Friday, July 15 2011

Union protesters rally against Ohio Senate Bill 5 in March. Union staffers nationwide say their members have moved increasingly online throughout this year's fights over state budgets and collective bargaining rights. ... Read More

Big Win for Texting Labor Leader

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, July 1 2010

A victory text from newly-elected AFSCME Secretary-Treasurer Lee Saunders So, an update. Read More

"This is Jerry McEntee"

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, June 29 2010

Here's an update to how mobile is being harnessed in the election of a new Secretary-Treasurer at the AFSCME convention taking place this week in Boston. Read More

Inside-Baseball Search Ads Shape the EFCA Debate

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, April 2 2009

We noted yesterday that the forces assembled around the Employee Free Choice Act now being battled over in Washington are making use of Google ads linked to obvious search terms like "EFCA." But things get even ... Read More

Federal Judge Dismisses Cybersquatting Complaint Against UNITE HERE, Teamsters

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, March 12 2009

Setting up a website that's less than friendly to one corporate entity or another is common practice among union organizing drives these days -- StarbucksUnion.org or ReformResurrecton.org (against a Chicago hospital ... Read More