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Jobs or Else!

 

I asked about their ominous signs an received this answer:

 

They want a Walmart built on the South Side of Chicago at 83rd and Stewart. It's a confounding social dilemma- how did we get to the point where people take to the street demanding minimum-wage jobs from a union-busting corporation with a history of abysmal human relations?

 

walmartwatch.com/

jobsorelse.com/

 

Is this a legit grassroots effort or are these protesters political pawns? Daley just accepted $700,000 from the Walmart corporation...

 

cbs2chicago.com/topstories/daley.wal.mart.2.1098009.html

 

...Yet there seems to be community support.

 

www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUUkyrZDtOU

 

Update: Here's an interview with hip-hop artist Rhymefest who's in the first video I posted. apps.wbez.org/blog/?p=5039

 

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Uploaded on July 27, 2009