At Least 116 Arrested in Planned Civil Disobedience at Walmart Stores on Black Friday

By: Friday November 29, 2013 8:26 pm

Update – 9:30 PM EST: This post was updated to reflect five more arrests in San Leandro. Protests planned by current and former Walmart Associates and a coalition anchored by the United Food & Commercial Workers (UCFW) were held at various Walmart locations across the United States. Over 110 arrested were arrested while engaging in [...]

For the Poor Workers Who Won’t Get to Spend Their Thanksgiving at Home

By: Thursday November 28, 2013 11:24 am

I am spending Thanksgiving with family and will be at home enjoying their company all day while I eat plenty of food. However, there are millions of workers in the United States that will not share my experience. They are victims of a shift in this consumer society. They do not have a choice and [...]

Thankful for the Walmart Strikers This Holiday

By: Thursday November 22, 2012 12:12 pm

There’s a despicable creep that the owners of Big Box stores and other businesses have brought about in this nation. The creep has been aided and abetted by the American people themselves. A product of capitalism, the creep has turned Thanksgiving into a holiday where some workers in this country cannot spend the entire day [...]

Live Blog for #Occupy Movement: Black Friday

By: Friday November 25, 2011 10:25 am

One person was arrested and two others hospitalized after a melee in Rome, New York. Pepper spray was used by police to break up a fight in Kingston, North Carolina. Gunfire was heard in Fayetteville, North Carolina. A shooting at 1 am injured a woman in the leg in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. A fight [...]

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