As We See It

[The Backstory]

Chanting under the golden arches

Image
Photo: Leila Navidi

Fast-Food Wages Protest | McDonald’s at the corner of Paradise Road and Sahara Avenue | August 29, 2013 | 12:53 p.m.

They stood chanting under the golden arches. Everyone was sweat-soaked, but that didn’t dampen their enthusiasm. About 30 people were gathered outside McDonald’s on a hot and humid morning last week to join the national movement for fast-food worker wage increases. Workers from local fast-food chains, joined by union workers and sympathetic members of the public, eventually stormed into the McDonald’s, stunning the breakfast crowd. They chanted for a few minutes before quietly filing out and taking the fight to the fast-food chicken and taco purveyors down the street.

Tags: News
Share
  • “Compared to my Ohio life, people are more positive here, more responsive to literary things.”

  • “We break down all the barriers that led them to become homeless, so they can become self-sufficient and sustain on their own.”

  • "When someone who’s not used to looking at art is in a tour here at the Barrick and you see that light bulb go off, ...

  • Get More As We See It Stories
Top of Story