DOWNLOAD: Not Not Like Button

What does it Do?
Removes the Like button on Facebook.

How does it do it?
Through a little bit of CSS:
button.as_link, .uiUfiLikeIcon, .fbPhotosPhotoButtons {display:none !important;}

Why does it do this?
To subtract one type of interaction that takes place on Facebook.

Why would you want to subtract this form of interaction on Facebook?
Facebook made a profit of nearly $1 billion in 2011. Around 85% of this revenue was derived from targeted advertisements displayed throughout the site. These ads are directed specifically to individual users based on algorithms that track a user’s activity — commenting, sharing content and, most importantly, clicking the Like button — to determine what products and services she is most likely to be attracted to. The Like button’s success demonstrates one way in which communication has been instrumentalized in the service of economic interaction within our current form of capitalism…

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RESPONSIBILITIES: The Communications Manager involves developing, implementing and executing a comprehensive, multidisciplinary communications program to support UC Berkeley’s Operational Excellence (OE) initiative. Provides consultative and hands-on support to the OE Program Office, the executive leadership, and project leaders, leveraging existing vehicles and launching new ones when appropriate and necessary. Develops and executes a strategic communications plan and measures and tracks all work.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, communications, marketing or related field. / Master’s degree in Business Administration desired. Follow link for full details. Salary is commensurate with experience. This is a one year contract position with the possibility of extension. EOE/AA

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Silvia Federici in Philadelphia

NOTE: The first half of Part 1 has a few startling bursts of static.

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“Uploaded by HannahDMiller on Jul 25, 2011

Silvia Federici spoke in Philadelphia, March 4, 2011, at Studio 34. Her talk was titled “Our Struggles, Our Selves: Rethinking Healing Work.” Details on the talk are at http://www.studio34yoga.com/2011/02/discuss-our-struggles-ourselves/.

Bio: Silvia Federici is Emerita Professor in Political Philosophy and International Studies at Hofstra University and a longtime feminist activist and writer. She is the author of many essays on feminist theory, women and globalization, and feminist struggles. Her published work includes Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body, and Primitive Accumulation; A Thousand Flowers: Social Struggles Against Structural Adjustment in African Universities (co-editor); and Enduring Western Civilization: The Construction of the Concept of the West and its ‘Others’ (editor).”