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Occupy movement promises May Day demonstrations and strikes

May 01, 2012

Occupy movement promises May Day demonstrations and strikes

Demonstrations, strikes and acts of civil disobedience are being planned around America, including the most visible organizing effort by anti-Wall Street groups since Occupy encampments came down in the fall. #America #NewsTracker #Occupy Wall Street #Civil disobedience #Demonstration
Left parties support bandh call by CAIT on Dec 1

Nov 26, 2011

Left parties support bandh call by CAIT on Dec 1

Left parties have decided to support the call for a countrywide bandh given by the Confederation of All India Traders on December 1 in protest against government's decision to allow Foreign Direct Investment in retail trade. #Communist Party of India #FDI in retail #Civil disobedience #Bandh #retail trade

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Left parties support bandh call by CAIT on Dec 1

Jul 25, 2014

Residents angry about illegal dumping block garbage trucks in Brentwood

Brentwood residents and activists briefly blocked access to a truck distribution center Friday with a street protest against a state plan to ship garbage that originated on the East End. Saying they've had enough of their community being "a dumping g... #Brentwood, NY #Kentucky #Roberto Clemente #Shaun Edwards #East Hampton, NY #Amityville, NY #Southampton, NY #Long Island, NY #Southold, NY #Department of Environmental Conservation
Left parties support bandh call by CAIT on Dec 1

Jul 25, 2014

Fast Food Workers Prepared To Do 'Whatever It Takes' For $15 An Hour

CHICAGO (AP) — Fast food workers say they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention in suburban Chicago where more than 1,000 workers are expected to discuss the future of th... #South Carolina #Chicago, IL #McDonald's #Illinois #Service Employees International Union #Charleston, SC
Left parties support bandh call by CAIT on Dec 1

Jul 16, 2014

Conflict over water rights in Ecuador

If you are going to pass unpopular legislation, you may as well do it while everyone is watching the World Cup. When Ecuadorians were focused on soccer, the government fast-tracked a new water law , endorsing the privatisation of water and permitting... #South Carolina #Chicago, IL #McDonald's #Illinois #Service Employees International Union #Charleston, SC
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