Photos of "Strike Season" As Wal-Mart, Fast Food Workers Walk Out for Their Rights


This is what solidarity looks  like--literally.

Here's friend of AlterNet Michael Gould-Wartofsky's photos of walk-outs at Walmart, by fast food workers, and other labor demonstrations this holiday season. Press the small box with four arrows in the bottom right hand corner to pop the slideshow out.

"Rise Up New York"

Community-Labor Solidarity Rally in Times Square, December 6, 2012
"Fast Food Forward"
Workers' Walkout, Picket, and Rally Near Times Square, November 29, 2012
"Occupy Black Friday"
Strike Solidarity Actions in and around Walmart, Secaucus, NJ, November 23, 2012
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