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Fast-food on strike

An activist holding a sign walks by patrons of a McDonald's restaurant during a protest demanding better wages for fast-food workers in Los Angeles, September 4, 2014.  REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

An activist holding a sign walks by patrons of a McDonald's restaurant during a protest demanding better wages for fast-food workers in Los Angeles, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

An activist holding a sign walks by patrons of a McDonald's restaurant during a protest demanding better wages for fast-food workers in Los Angeles, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Activists chant inside a McDonald's restaurant in Los Angeles, California during a protest demanding better wages for fast-food workers September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Activists chant inside a McDonald's restaurant in Los Angeles, California during a protest demanding better wages for fast-food workers September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Activists chant inside a McDonald's restaurant in Los Angeles, California during a protest demanding better wages for fast-food workers September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Activists march during a protest demanding better wages for fast-food workers in Los Angeles, September 4, 2014.  REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Activists march during a protest demanding better wages for fast-food workers in Los Angeles, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Activists march during a protest demanding better wages for fast-food workers in Los Angeles, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Activist Guilda Valdez shouts outside a McDonald's restaurant in Los Angeles,  during a protest demanding better wages for fast-food workers September 4, 2014.
REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Activist Guilda Valdez shouts outside a McDonald's restaurant in Los Angeles, during a protest demanding better wages for fast-food workers September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Activist Guilda Valdez shouts outside a McDonald's restaurant in Los Angeles, during a protest demanding better wages for fast-food workers September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Activists sit in the street during a protest demanding better wages for fast-food workers in Los Angeles, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Activists sit in the street during a protest demanding better wages for fast-food workers in Los Angeles, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Activists sit in the street during a protest demanding better wages for fast-food workers in Los Angeles, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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An activist is arrested after civil disobedience actions during a protest demanding better wages for fast-food workers in Los Angeles, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

An activist is arrested after civil disobedience actions during a protest demanding better wages for fast-food workers in Los Angeles, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

An activist is arrested after civil disobedience actions during a protest demanding better wages for fast-food workers in Los Angeles, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Activists and workers, demanding an increase in minimum wage, march holding placards past a McDonald's fast food restaurant in Manhattan, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Activists and workers, demanding an increase in minimum wage, march holding placards past a McDonald's fast food restaurant in Manhattan, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Activists and workers, demanding an increase in minimum wage, march holding placards past a McDonald's fast food restaurant in Manhattan, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Activists hold signs outside a McDonald's restaurant in Los Angeles, during a protest demanding better wages for fast-food workers September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Activists hold signs outside a McDonald's restaurant in Los Angeles, during a protest demanding better wages for fast-food workers September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Activists hold signs outside a McDonald's restaurant in Los Angeles, during a protest demanding better wages for fast-food workers September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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A woman holds a sign reading "Whatever it Takes" during a protest for higher wages in Boston, Massachusetts September 4, 2014.  REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A woman holds a sign reading "Whatever it Takes" during a protest for higher wages in Boston, Massachusetts September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A woman holds a sign reading "Whatever it Takes" during a protest for higher wages in Boston, Massachusetts September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Activists march during a protest demanding better wages for fast-food workers in Los Angeles, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Activists march during a protest demanding better wages for fast-food workers in Los Angeles, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Activists march during a protest demanding better wages for fast-food workers in Los Angeles, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Demonstrators march during a protest for higher wages in Boston, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Demonstrators march during a protest for higher wages in Boston, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Demonstrators march during a protest for higher wages in Boston, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Demonstrators march through a McDonald's restaurant during a protest for higher wages in Boston, September 4, 2014.  REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Demonstrators march through a McDonald's restaurant during a protest for higher wages in Boston, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Demonstrators march through a McDonald's restaurant during a protest for higher wages in Boston, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Activists sit in the street during a protest demanding better wages for fast-food workers in Los Angeles, September 4, 2014.  REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Activists sit in the street during a protest demanding better wages for fast-food workers in Los Angeles, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Activists sit in the street during a protest demanding better wages for fast-food workers in Los Angeles, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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A fast food worker is arrested by Boston police officers after he and 8 others blocked a major intersection in downtown Boston,  September 4, 2014.  REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A fast food worker is arrested by Boston police officers after he and 8 others blocked a major intersection in downtown Boston, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A fast food worker is arrested by Boston police officers after he and 8 others blocked a major intersection in downtown Boston, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Diners in a McDonald's restaurant take photographs of a protest for higher wages for fast food workers in Boston, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Diners in a McDonald's restaurant take photographs of a protest for higher wages for fast food workers in Boston, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Diners in a McDonald's restaurant take photographs of a protest for higher wages for fast food workers in Boston, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Demonstrators are arrested during a protest at a McDonald's Restaurant In Chicago, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

Demonstrators are arrested during a protest at a McDonald's Restaurant In Chicago, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

Demonstrators are arrested during a protest at a McDonald's Restaurant In Chicago, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young
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Activists and workers, demanding an increase in minimum wage, protest outside of a McDonald's in Manhattan, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Activists and workers, demanding an increase in minimum wage, protest outside of a McDonald's in Manhattan, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Activists and workers, demanding an increase in minimum wage, protest outside of a McDonald's in Manhattan, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Demonstrators sit down in the middle of the road during a protest at a McDonald's restaurant In Chicago, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

Demonstrators sit down in the middle of the road during a protest at a McDonald's restaurant In Chicago, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

Demonstrators sit down in the middle of the road during a protest at a McDonald's restaurant In Chicago, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young
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Fast food workers lock arms as they sit in the middle of a downtown intersection during a protest for higher wages in Boston, September 4, 2014.  REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Fast food workers lock arms as they sit in the middle of a downtown intersection during a protest for higher wages in Boston, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Fast food workers lock arms as they sit in the middle of a downtown intersection during a protest for higher wages in Boston, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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