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USA: Climate movement target Black Friday shopping in Santa Monica02:16

USA: Climate movement target Black Friday shopping in Santa Monica

United States, Santa Monica
November 30, 2019 at 08:09 GMT +00:00 · Published

Climate activists filled the streets of one of California's busiest shopping districts in downtown Santa Monica to protest against Black Friday sales.

The protest, dubbed "Don't Shop, Strike!", brought workers and school strikers from across Greater Los Angeles together to march against consumerism and raise awareness of climate change.

Participants brought homemade signs and were led in a number of chants.

The demonstration was part of a global action targeting Black Friday, the shopping day which began in the US on the Friday after Thanksgiving but in recent years spread to other countries.

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Climate activists filled the streets of one of California's busiest shopping districts in downtown Santa Monica to protest against Black Friday sales.

The protest, dubbed "Don't Shop, Strike!", brought workers and school strikers from across Greater Los Angeles together to march against consumerism and raise awareness of climate change.

Participants brought homemade signs and were led in a number of chants.

The demonstration was part of a global action targeting Black Friday, the shopping day which began in the US on the Friday after Thanksgiving but in recent years spread to other countries.

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