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May Day report

A bit late sorry, but here’s my report on our May Day celebrations in Second Life last week. Please do comment and let us know how it was for you too!

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May Day in the news

A nice bunch of mentions in the blogosphere about us. Here are some of the sites and blogs talking about Virtual May Day.

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May Day morning

A great May Day morning in Second Life. We’ve had visitors from all over the world – from the West of the USA to the East of Mongolia, taking in Russia, South Africa, Belgium, Spain and many more. Sessions this morning included Platoon Dukes from ver.di, discussing their campaign for a German minimum wage, a [...]

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Hanging the bunting…

Things starting to come together for May Day’s celebrations on Union Island. Start dusting off your glad-rags and big flags. Can you be most fashionably attired unionist? 

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Virtuellt 1:a majfirande (Sverige)

På 1:a maj 2008 lanseras en ny facklig ö – Union Island – i den virtuella världen Second Life™. Det är ett nytt innovativt fackligt projekt i syfte att bygga ett hem för UNIs medlemsförbund och fackligt aktiva på Second Life. UNI News Flash

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1er mai virtuel (Français)

Pour le 1er mai 2008, nous lançons Union Island (l’île syndicale), un projet novateur visant à créer une maison pour les syndicats et les militants d’UNI dans le monde virtuel de Second Life™. UNI News Flash

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Virtueller Tag der Arbeit (Deutsch)

Am 1. Mai 2008 wird “Union Island” (die Gewerkschaftsinsel), ein innovatives Gewerkschaftsprojekt, lanciert, um für die UNI-Gewerkschaften und -Aktivisten/innen eine Gemeinschaft in der virtuellen Welt von Second Life™ zu schaffen. Lesen Sie weiter bei UNI News Flash

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May Day past and present

We’re happy to announce we’re going to be joined for Union Island’ May 1 celebrations by members of the Second Life™ activist group Second Life Left Unity, who will be leading an exploration of the history and continuing relevance of May Day – International Workers’ Day. Come to a short presentation by SLLU’s Forelle Broek [...]

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Events for May Day

We’ve nearly finalised our plans for the celebrations on May Day. You can see an up to the minute list from the Google calendar on our events page, but here’s a draft programme to whet your appetites:

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