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Share Some Money to Support May First's Work!

May First has sponsored the largest movement convergence/consultation program on technology: the two-year Technology and Revolution program. It has led the organization of the Racial Connections Network, the main network of movement technologists. It has participate in all kinds of coalitions and campaigns involved literally thousands of organizations. And it has, in its membership, over 850 members most of whom are organizations in their right -- a total of about 2300 activists...in both the United States and Mexico.

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Need to Know: What About the Elections?

Thursday, September 27, 3:00 pm U.S. Eastern

For all sorts of reasons, the upcoming mid-term elections are attracting much more than the normal interest. Not only has there been a surge in progressive candidates nationwide but the lingering issues of technology and its powerful, and not always positive, role in elections looms larger than ever.

What do elections, these and those of the future, mean for our movements and what does technology and the struggle to preserve and democratize it have to do with them? What is our movement to do?

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Need to Know -- What's Going On in Nicaragua?

August 23, 2018 -- 3:00 pm U.S. Eastern time

Once one of the Americas' most progressive governments, the regime in Nicaragua is battling a popular uprising that grows each day as the government repression, paramilitary attacks and murders and consistent refusal on the government's deepening intransigence.

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Need to Know -- Google and Its Destructive Future

Please listen to the recording of the webinar.

Google is very much a part of your life and our movement's. Its email program is the most popular among movement activists. We all use its search engine. Major organizations use its storage and data sharing capabilities.

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Need to Know -- Eyes on You - the Technology of Surveillance, Arrest and Imprisonment

Thursday, May 24, 2018
3:00 pm

Please listen to the recording of the webinar.

The government's answer to a failing society? Lock up the people who are most affected and most likely to rebel. There are over 3 million people in prison today; 8 directly affected by prison, parole and probation. There is no place in the world with a larger imprisoned populations. We are the world's leading imprisoner and our government is the world's most active prison warden.

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Need to Know - Facebook - a threat and an opportunity: Recording now available

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You've heard and read about the scandal surrounding Facebook. The personal information of 50 million Facebook users was captured or transferred, legally and transparently, by a right-wing consulting firm called Cambridge Analytics.

Outrageous but nothing new. Not only does Facebook allow the farming of its data but that's how it makes its money. And most of our movement submits its data to Facebook for precisely that purpose.

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The "Movement Technologist Statement": Webinar Thursday, March 22, 3:30 pm Eastern

Over 20 activists and organizations who work with technology have issued a ground-breaking statement about how our movements and our techies relate and how that needs to change.

Learn more about it at our free webinar, Thursday, March 22, at 3:30 pm Eastern time. Please join the webinar.

https://participate.mayfirst.org/

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