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Come Xplore the IBM protest museum

New on Union Island is a special skybox museum telling the story of last year’s IBM protest. The event was a great success, attracting around 1,850 avatar protestors onto IBM’s SL campus, and it was crucial in securing a good deal for IBM Italy staff who had been hit by a pay cut and refusal [...]

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User Group report

Many thanks to everyone who came along to our first ever User Group meetings. 13 avatars came by to discuss the project and how we should develop it (here are snaps of most of them), and we got some really great ideas on things like better engagement with German speakers, viral freebies to raise awareness [...]

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Free Osanloo! Tomorrow!

Tomorrow is the ITF’s global day of action for Mansour Osanloo and other jailed union activists in Iran. Please spare a moment to visit www.freeosanloo.org and take all the actions there if you haven’t yet.
In SL you can pick up shirts and badges (and make sure to wear them around tomorrow), and view the film [...]

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Do something monumental!

Contest to design a new part of Union Island!
In late September 2007, around 1,850 avatars converged on IBM campus sims to mount a 12 hour protest. IBM Italy had cut a performce bonus worth 1000 Euro to staff, and refused to negotiate on it. The Second Life protest was reported all over SL and the [...]

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Fashion news: Spring collection at Union Island

If you’ve not been by our freebie store yet, now is the time to visit, as we’ve just got two very nice new Union Island T-shirts for avatars to take away with them, made for us by the very talented Adam Soler of SL clothing designers Lookr. Now you can show you’re proud to be [...]

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Have your say!

Tomorrow is the first of our Union Island User Group meetings. It’s happening in the bar on Union Island, at 9am GMT (1am SLT) and 7pm GMT (11am SLT). Come along and have your say on what we do with the Union Island project.
We’re holding it twice to make it time-zone friendly, but you’re very [...]

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