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Occupy Long Beach Strikes at Walmart on Black Friday, November 23, 2012

by Natasha Petrosova Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012 at 11:39 AM
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Occupy Long Beach Strikes at Walmart in Down town Long beach in solidarity with Walmart employees. The protest ended in two arrests.

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On Friday, November 23, Occupy Long Beach protests in front of the Walmart store located in Down Town Long Beach in support of Walmart employees. The protestors demand higher wages, health care benefits, better hours for Walmart employees. The demonstration began with peaceful meditation and sign making. None of the Walmart employees joined the strike and couple workers reported that they were threatened to be fired on the spot if they joined the strike or engaged in a conversation with any members of the Occupy group. The demonstration was peaceful until the police saw nineteen year old Honor O'Kane drawing on the cement. O'Kane was taking aside while the members of Occupy group were trying to persuade the police that drawing on the ground with a chalk was not illegal and can not be confused with a graffiti created by spray paint. As a result, Vivian Price, a professor of labor studies at CSUDH was arrested on a charge resisting arrest and obstruction of justice. Price was handcuffed and taken to the Long Beach Police Department.
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Black Friday Strike started with peaceful meditation

by Natasha Petrosova Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012 at 11:39 AM
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Activists make signs prior to protest

by Natasha Petrosova Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012 at 11:39 AM
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activists march and chant during the protest

by Natasha Petrosova Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012 at 11:39 AM
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Activists demand to rebuild America

by Natasha Petrosova Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012 at 11:39 AM
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Activists chant in front of the Walmart store

by Natasha Petrosova Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012 at 11:39 AM
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Honor O'Kane approached by the police while drawing on the ground

by Natasha Petrosova Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012 at 11:39 AM
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Honor O'Kane gets arrested

by Natasha Petrosova Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012 at 11:39 AM
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Honor O'Kane gets ar...
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O'Kane was taking to the police and released shortly with warning and a ticket. O'Kane has to show up in court in front of judge on February 29, 2013
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Vivian gets dragged from the crowed by the police officers

by Natasha Petrosova Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012 at 11:39 AM
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Vivian Price is gets arrested

by Natasha Petrosova Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012 at 11:39 AM
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Vivian Price was arrested and charged of resistance arrest and abstraction of justice with a bali of $10.000.
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If Wal Mart is so Unfair

by Molly Bennett Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 at 10:15 AM

You would think that if the workers thought that Wal Mart was unfair that they would be the ones on the picket, not radical unionistas like Price and the other stooges at this event. The truth is that Wal Mart treats their workers with respect and consideration, and pay them above minimum wage just to start. The workers don't want or in any way need, your support.

Workers don't benefit from a union that exists solely to bring strife between management and staff and to funnel money to the fucking democrap party. FAIL is the operative word for this protest.
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just the beginning

by WalMart has no heart Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 at 1:31 PM

this unprecedented nationwide protest against Wank Mart is just the tip of the iceberg. as soon as the start a " black Thanksgiving" sale all Hell will break loose !!!
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