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Sunday, 5 February 2012

Occupy the Super Bowl

Occupy protesters in Indianapolis are gearing up to use the media spotlight on tonight's Super Bowl XLVI to rally for union rights - in response to Indiana Gov Mitch Daniels this week signing a so-called "right to work" measure into law which lead to lower wages and diminished collective bargaining rights. Indiana workers have received the backing of the National Football League Players Association, which has called "right to work" "a political ploy designed to destroy basic workers’ rights"