Digital Labor: Sweatshops, Picket Lines, Barricades [#dl14]

The third in a series of conferences focused on digital labor will take place from November 14-16 in New York City. The event is open to to all and registration is free. Trebor Scholz, the visionary behind the series, shared the following words about his hopes for this fall's conference, which I have reprinted below. My… Continue reading Digital Labor: Sweatshops, Picket Lines, Barricades [#dl14]

Bodies and Technologies in Resistance: The Wisconsin Union Protests, from the Ground

Since February 12th, I have been involved in participating in and documenting the protests against Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's "budget repair bill," underway at the State Capitol in Madison, WI.  As an academic engaged with issues of both labor as well as critical media scholarship, I have been keenly aware of the peculiar situation of… Continue reading Bodies and Technologies in Resistance: The Wisconsin Union Protests, from the Ground