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Forged by Pride: Cursory notes on digital propaganda and Russian queers

Does digital propaganda produced by Western LGBT communities in solidarity with Russian queers expose an exploitative relationship?

Come one, come all! Feminist and social justice blogging as performance and bloodshed - Flavia Dzodan

A thoughtful essay on "call-out culture" and the performative aspects of contemporary feminist and social justice media, by Flavia Dzodan.

Work and exploitation in the virtual economy

A brief history of my work as an online contractor and the exploitation inherent within the industry.

The Telekommunist Manifesto - Dmytri Kleiner

The Telekommunist Manifesto - Dmytri Kleiner

A controversial pamphlet which criticises Creative Commons as a form of privatisation, proposing 'copyfarleft' in its place, and puts forward 'venture communism' as a form of class struggle.

Anonymous Italy takes down website of neo-fascist group CasaPound

On March 11, 2013, Anonymous Italy took down the website of Casapound, a far-right extremist group that recently stood in the general political elections. The hackers claimed the anti-fascist nature of their act, while also demanding the immediate dissolution of the group, whose homofobic, racist and violent values are in patent contravention of the Italian laws, forbidding the reformation of the Fascist Party.

Fired workers taken to court for blogging about work conditions

Solidarity with the Workers of Natais popcorn factory in France! Exposed to hazardous substances, forced to work on precarious conditions, the workers tried to fight back. On Thursday, two former employees will be in court for supposedly "defaming" their former employer!

From cyber vigilantes to corporate thugs: Hackers back up employers in union conflict

The owners of Restaurant Vejlegaarden in Vejle in Denmark have received support from an unlikely quarter as hackers from across the world have organised to attack the restaurant's opponents in a union conflict. Anonymous have issued a statement distancing themselves from the hack (see comments below).

Solidarity unicornism and the future of the left: WSA’s may day poster explained

A humorous article dealing with the right-wing online media's discovery of a May 1st poster made by members of the Workers Solidarity Alliance.

Goatse as industrial sabotage

DSG's piece on how obscene internet references are used by some workers as sabotage or resistance.

WIKILEAKS MOMENT / NAPSTER MOMENT

DSG's article on how technology has affected the maintainers of content and what this means.