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Google and Facebook unfriend ALEC

Funded by the Koch brothers, ALEC designs state legislation to further corporate agendas at the expense of working families, unions and their allies.

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Unions to Google: dump ALEC

The public is asking Google to stop participating in ALEC's scheme that threatens our democracy.

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Twitter chat puts spotlight on #unionwomen, Hyatt strikers

Unite Here and blogger Fem2pt0 hosted a lively and informative discussion on advantages for women in joining a union.

Netroots Nation Salon: The fight for Employee Free Choice, online and off

Online organizers and progressive activists from inside and outside the union movement met today at the AFL-CIO for a frank conversation about the state of the Employee Free Choice Act and how online activism can help push the bill forward. Sponsored by the AFL-CIO and Netroots Nation, a nonprofit organization for the advancement of online political activism, the event, titled “Can the Netroots help make the Employee Free Choice Act law,” was part of Netroots Nation’s ongoing Salon Series.