NYC DSA

Tech Action

Working Group

If there is technological advance without social advance, there is, almost automatically, an increase in human misery, in impoverishment.

— Michael Harrington, The Other America, 1962

Have you ever wondered...

What is the role of labor in the tech industry?

How does Big Tech influence economic, education, housing, and criminal justice policy?

What does class have to do with internet access?

Is Google reading my emails?

How can I take control of the technology in my life instead of it controlling me?

How does Facebook make money?

🌹 💻 The NYC DSA Tech Action Working Group wants to help you find answers 💻 🌹
🌹 💻 The NYC DSA Tech Action Working Group wants to help you find answers 💻 🌹
🌹 💻 The NYC DSA Tech Action Working Group wants to help you find answers 💻 🌹

We're developing a socialist perspective on technology and society,

creating alternatives to the status quo,

and thinking up strategies to challenge the tech industry's growing power.

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Politicizing Subcontracting

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For our first meeting of 2019 we had a discussion centered on the labor process and how to effectively politicize the issue of subcontracting in tech.

We were joined by professor, technologist, and trade unionist Joan Greenbaum, a giant in the fields of technology, design, and labor......

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