Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving 2012, hundreds of protests, strikes, and demonstrations took place at Walmarts across the country organized by Wamart workers seeking fair compensation, safe working conditions, dignity in the workplace. These photos are from two locations in Chicago.
A worker wearing a skull mask carried a flare at a demonstration in front of the Paris Motor Show Tuesday. Police fired tear gas to prevent hundreds of demonstrators from storming the show in a protest over job cuts in France’s auto industry, according to news reports. (Yoan Valat/European Pressphoto Agency)
Police kill a man in Anaheim then shoot at innocent bystanders protesting the murder.
**the police in our country are out of control thugs and you can not trust them to investigate themselves. this is an outrage. this is brutality. this is a police state.
Police open fire with “less lethal” weapons and release an attack dog on families protesting a police shooting in their Anaheim neighborhood. This video shows a K9 unit knock over a stroller, police shooting “less lethal” weapons towards small children, and a child who was shot being carried away by a number of adults. Police even offered to buy videos taken by bystanders. This is outrageous and one of the naked faces of the fascism developing in this country. Police protect banks, corporations, and themselves—the rest of us be damned.
A miner stood near a fire barricade after a clash with Civil Guard forces in Ciñera, Spain, Tuesday. Spanish coal miners are protesting against industry subsidy cuts that they say threaten tens of thousands of jobs. (Miguel Riopa/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images)
An Amazonian indigenous man protested in front of riot policemen during clashes in La Paz, Bolivia, Thursday. Indigenous people from the territory of the of national park Isiboro Secure are protesting the planned construction of a highway through the park. (Gaston Brito/Reuters)
Hey look, my photo’s gone viral! Over 1,300 shares from different facebook posts, this here on Tumbr, and various other blogs. I took this photo the same day that the mainstream press reported that Chicago PD would not use riot gear or batons against NATO protesters. Notice the two NATO flags between the US and Chicago flag.
Indian milkmen poured milk on their leaders during a protest in New Delhi Wednesday. The milkmen are angry about a decision by dairy companies to reduce the price milk and demanded a minimum support price for milk procurement. (Manish Swarup/Associated Press)
Chicago, Monday, Oct. 10, 2011 — Thousands of demonstrators filled the streets of Downtown Chicago. Five feeder marches convened in front of the Art Institute of Chicago, where the Futures Industry Association and Mortgage Bankers Association was holding a convention. The demonstration brought together folks from Occupy Chicago, labor community, housing activists, and educators.