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by Brian Young | on Apr 10, 2018

UCOMM on The Rick Smith Show

On Friday, UCOMM’s Kris LaGrange was a guest on The Rick Smith Show. The show also featured Neal Bisno, SEIU Executive Vice President, Political Commentator and Journalist Sarah Kendzior and...

by Guest Post | on Apr 10, 2018

Zuckerberg admits Russian Meddling in 2016 Election

Even before we released the Cambridge Analytica series, that explains how data was used to manipulate the Trump vote in the 2016 Presidential election, we suggested that there be more regulation with...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 09, 2018

We Need to Change the Way We Advertise

Sometimes UCOMM gets nonsensical heat for inadvertently placing digital ads on Breitbart. This time, a troll on the internet called out unions for having a pro-union ad on that site. The ad, which is...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 04, 2018

Is Facebook Good for the World?

In our sadly unpopular Cambridge Analytica series, we mentioned in part 3 that I was personally asked to participate in a survey that simply asked is “Facebook good for the world?”...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 02, 2018

The Onion Staff Joins the Writers Guild

No, it is not an April Fools joke, the employees at the Onion are forming a union. Employees at Onion Inc, which includes The A/V Club, The Onion, and Clickhole have all decided to join the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 26, 2018

We Need to Pay Closer Attention

We often write stories that do well. In January 2018 we wrote about Trump trying to take away federal pensions. A sad but true story that delivered over 180,000 reads. Then last week, we wrote a...

by Brian Young | on Mar 26, 2018

Cambridge Analytica Part IV: Regulating the Regulators

Over the last three days, UCOMM has been looking at how Cambridge Analytica (CA) used a Russian scientist to mine data on 50 million Americans. They then used this data to create emotional profiles...

by Brian Young | on Mar 23, 2018

Cambridge Analytica Part III: What this means for the Union Movement

Over the last two days, we have explained what Cambridge Analytica (CA) is and what they did to gain, possibly illegally, data from 50 Million Facebook users. Over the course of 2014-2016, CA...

by Brian Young | on Mar 22, 2018

Cambridge Analytica Part II: How They Did It

In Part I of our four-part series UCOMM looked at what happened with an overview of the story, today we will look at how they got this information, how they used it, and who was funding their evil...

by Brian Young | on Mar 21, 2018

Cambridge Analytica Part I: What Really Happened

The social media world has been in a panic over the last week after it came to light that 50 million people’s Facebook data was sold to the Trump campaign to use during the 2016 election. Since...

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