Low-Wage Workers Have No Where Left to Go but into the Streets

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Fast food has become a global industry, and now the labor unrest in that industry has gone global.

Businessweek has provided a fairly thorough overview of the scope of the protests that occurred yesterday in 33 nations: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-05-15/scenes-from-the-fast-food-worker-protests-spreading-overseas

Robert Reich has provided a succinct statement of why these workers deserve broad support: http://fastfoodglobal.org/main/why-support-the-fast-food-strikes/

And the advocacy site Low Pay Is Not OK has provided the following infographic:

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