Dozens of McDonald’s workers in Durham, North Carolina went on strike in response to a serious COVID outbreak at the facility, as well as a refusal to provide a $15 hourly wage for all of its workers. Strikers circled the restaurant in question for hours and will continue to do so until their demands for $15 per hour and more personal protective equipment are met.
Around 100+ protesters in Portland gathered for a demonstration against the local ICE facility, setting fires and blocking the main doors to the facility to hamper the ability of law enforcement to be able to respond to the protest. Much of the front area was scorched, and graffiti was tagged all over the site.
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Pereira for a 2nd consecutive day, as part of a general strike in opposition to neoliberalism and a tax hike in Colombia which would increase taxes on basic goods and services like utility bills. Police attacked the demonstration but were repulsed by the crowd, which stood its ground.