Walmart pays the lowest wages, forces employees to work irregular schedules, and intimidates and retaliates against workers who fight back. So on 23 November 2012, workers held a one day strike. Strikers celebrated with music, dancing and food. The Bay Area community mobilized to support the workers and tell Walmart that everyone deserves respect.
Since early times, MUSIC has brought communities together. It has unified us in dance, and has taught us lessons in harmony. It has been an agent of celebration, joining people from around the world through propulsive rhythms and voices of ecstasy. It has created a heightened state of awareness, reenergizing our spirit so that we may continue down our paths graciously. Its power is as vast as the cosmos from [...]
Just before Occupy the Farm took the Gill Tract, we watched this performance at Berkeley’s Ohlone Park.
Banksters beware! On 27 April 2012, Occupy Bernal, Occupy SF and ACCE put stop to foreclosure auctions on the steps of San Francisco’s City Hall. By holding a dance party and making noise, auctioneers were forced to shutdown. Supervisor John Avalos was on hand and approved of the proceedings.