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Black Bloc Ruckus at Taco Bell HQ

by SKAA Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2002 at 6:19 PM

Ruckus explodes at the Taco Bell Headquarters

IRVINE - Protesters gathered outside the Taco Bell corporate headquarters earlier this afternoon to protest the exploitation of striking migrant farm workers who have fallen under the yoke of Taco Bell.

In support of their stuggle, Black Bloc Anarchists and other militant activists surrounded the building on two occasions, blocking the exits, playing drums and chanting "Taco Bell, go to hell". The Black Bloc tagged and pounded on the windows, and attempted to barricade the street with dumpsters (they were thwarted by a lone "militant peacenik" who pushed the dumpsters back, and later pushed an anarchist away from a trashcan which s/he was attempting to throw in a fountain.)

On the second march around the building, Anarchists attempted to storm the lobby while their comrads blocked off both main exits. There was a scuffle between the protesters and corporate executives/security, which ended shortly.

"This is just the beginning," said one masked freedom fighter, "Taco Bell will wither and decompose in the blood they've drained from their workers."

One police officer said "Where's a Del Taco? I'm not for your cause or anything, but Taco Bell tastes like shit."

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Inspiring! John Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2002 at 6:34 PM
SKAA owns stock in Del Taco @ Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2002 at 8:04 PM
wow cool demo! Let the argument begin! Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2002 at 8:28 PM
Anal people don't know irony Rampage Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2002 at 10:25 PM
Liberal Man chokes on regurgitated Capitalism Phuq Hed Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002 at 11:22 AM
Tell me about your struggle GP Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002 at 11:39 AM
Angry Green Party reformist ignores history Phuq Hed Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002 at 12:01 PM
Anarcho-Syndicalist! X-GP Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002 at 1:02 PM
The usual GP Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002 at 2:37 PM
GP.....whatever Phuq Hed Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002 at 3:47 PM
Here's Some More... Anti-Fascist Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002 at 6:40 PM
You're filling up my mouth again. GP Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002 at 7:14 PM
To GP Phuq Hed Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002 at 7:58 PM
To GP (part 2) Phuq Hed Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002 at 8:14 PM
last quibble GP Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002 at 9:08 PM
On Age, Greens, Black Bloc, etc. older person Friday, Jan. 18, 2002 at 11:52 AM
Anarchism And Other Impediments To Anarchy BB Friday, Jan. 18, 2002 at 11:30 PM
What is BB saying? OpulentPig Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002 at 12:11 PM
hey hey Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002 at 12:54 PM
Will Somebody Please Get Me A Hammer?! Diabla Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002 at 4:26 PM
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"windy" blathering BB Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002 at 10:27 AM
Stop being so pathetic and do something Rampage Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002 at 2:19 PM
Improved Wages IS good for the economy A South Dakotan Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002 at 3:07 PM
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