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Why He Got Arrested: Rabbi Dr. Aryeh Cohen, Walmart, and Justice in the City.

  CLUE-LA Board Member Rabbi Dr. Aryeh Cohen reflected on his decision to face arrest in support of striking Walmart workers before his civil disobedience on November 7th. Following his night at Parker Center, Rabbi Dr. Cohen wrote on his experience again: “My decision to risk arrest was a decision to stand at the nexus

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AWAKEN, SLEEPERS! Walmart and Nonviolent Resistance

    “Awaken, sleepers from your slumber … search your actions and repent and remember your Maker.” – Maimonides. Walmart’s commitment to poverty wages, reckless disregard for neighbors, and active subversion of civil society in the United States and abroad mark it as a true reflection of the principalities and powers that people of faith

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Hot Streets, Warm Hearts: Disobedience and Discipleship

Bro. Thomas Carey, Vicar of the Church of the Epiphany in Lincoln Heights, faced arrest on September 5 in support of 60 Walmart workers who’d been illegally fired or disciplined for striking. Bro. Carey was one of the last three arrestees released that night. He submitted some words reflection on the action and how his

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Stand with the Walmart 60

Published on September 3, 2013 in Events, Walmart

Americans believe in speaking up when something’s wrong—and the freedom to act together to make things right. But when Walmart workers came together to protest Walmart’s attempt to silence workers, Walmart responded by firing and disciplining more than 60 workers. It’s wrong for Walmart, America’s biggest company, to punish workers for exercising our legally protected

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