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Friday, April 7 • 4:30pm - 5:45pm
The Digital Labor Revolution is Now

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In the past 2 years the WGAE has organized 10 digital news worksites encompassing over 600 workers. Learn how labor organizing can grow in the digital era and the era of Trump. We will discuss practical application of many digital tools, standing up to liberal employers and corporate bosses, and of course, winning.

Moderators
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Justin Molito

25 years ago Justin walked out of his high school to protest the Gulf War. On that 25 year walk he has helped build working class power through organizing unions, strikes and the occasional mass direct action. Occasionally he gets distracted by Democratic Socialists like Bernie Sanders, but ultimately he knows we need a revolution.

Speakers
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Teo Bugbee

Despite her ideological commitment to socialism, Teo Bugbee currently works as a writer for MTV News with the pop culture and sometimes the podcast teams. Her most useless thoughts can be found @tmibugbee on Twitter.
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Kim Kelly

Kim Kelly is an editor at Noisey, VICE's music vertical. She served on the original Vice Union organizing committee, co-runs the Vice Union Twitter account, and is currently involved in ongoing organizing efforts at the company. Outside of work, she is an active member of MACC (Metropolitan Anarchist Coordinating Council) and various associated anarchist projects in NYC.
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Hayley Miller

Hayley Miller has been a reporter on the general assignment desk at The Huffington Post since November. She covers mostly politics and green issues. Before moving over to reporting, she was a senior editor on the contributors team for a couple years. She became a proud, card-carrying WGAE member earlier this year. You can follow her on Twitter at @hayleymilller01.
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Eric Vilas-Boas

Eric Vilas-Boas is an Associate Editor at Thrillist and the Co-Editor of the animation site The Dot and Line. Follow him @e_vb_.


Friday April 7, 2017 4:30pm - 5:45pm
19C

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