Seen this? High-tech pranksters have used the good name of Crystal Bridges, the Alice Walton-backed museum in Bentonville, to draw attention to a union protest of Walmart employment practices in a Black Friday event that has drawn a court effort by the retailer to shut it down.
As strikes and protests spread to 1,000 Walmart locations nationwide, MassUniting's very own Darrin Howell lays it out for 650+ Walmart customers waiting in line for the 1:00AM Black Friday store opening in Quincy, MA. Dozens of Walmart workers and community allies gathered to send a message to company management: "It's time for change at Walmart!" Read more about Walmart: Quincy, MA
Stuff.co.nz compares America’s Black Friday to “something you might see might see amid a humanitarian crisis, a war or in the aftermath of a natural disaster.”
They link to a video which originally appeared on the Sydney Morning Herald website (the Australian accent is a giveaway): http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/americas/79...
Read full article here: Stampedes and gun threats during Black Friday
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