Monthly Archives: April 2011

How TXTMob influenced Twitter

How TXTMob influenced the creation of Twitter as a Social Media Organizing Tool TXTMob: TXTMob—started by Tad Hirsch, Evan Henshaw-Plath (@Rabble), and others—was a forum on which participants could share mass messages with friends or strangers via SMS.  This program … Continue reading

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IBEW

Anheuser–Busch InBev Metal Container Corporation in Newburgh: Location: Newburgh, New York Blog: http://canplant.blogspot.com/search?updated-min=2011-01-01T00:00:00-05:00&updated-max=2012-01-01T00:00:00-05:00&max-results=9 Union: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)            http://www.ibew.org/IBEW/index.htm Campaign: The Non-union workers of the Anheuser-Busch InBev Metal Container Corporation, who make cans for Budweiser and other beer … Continue reading

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Union One

Union One—(http://union1.org/) Location: Indiana Union One’s main campaign, called “Bad for Indiana,” targets the “Right-to-Work” (RTW) within the state (http://www.union1.org/badforindiana/).  If the law is enacted, Indiana University and other state workers will see a significant decline in wages and benefits.  … Continue reading

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