Coalition of Immokalee Workers

McDonald's Truth Tour 2006:
The Real Rights Tour!

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Plus... Don't miss these two great new videos:

  • "¿Quien Sigue?" (Who's Next) - A video report by the Austin Indymedia crew from the electrifying Day Seven March on McDonald's in Chicago

  • "Ronaldo the Clown" - A unique look at life and work in the fields of Immokalee produced by CIW members in response to McD's study on farmworker poverty...
Day 5 Updates!

West Leg: Milwaukee, WI
Plus: Special "Madison at Night" update - click here

Central Leg: More from Chicago
photo: JJ Tiziou

Daily Reports & Photos

Day 4: West Leg - Madison

Day 4: Central Leg - Chicago

Day 4: East Leg - Ann Arbor & Kalamazoo

Day 3: West Leg - St. Louis

Day 3: Central Leg - Indianapolis & Urbana-Champaign

Day 3: East Leg - Cincinnati & Detroit

Day 2: Nashville & Louisville

Day 1: Departure from Immokalee & Gainesville

Solidarity actions from around the country

Video & Audio

Video - Quien Sigue (March and rally) - Austin Indymedia

Video - Ronaldo the Clown

Video - Photo collage by JJ Tiziou

Audio - McD's Public Service Announcement

Audio - Students commemorate Chavez and Dr. King Legacies with Labor Activism

Audio - "Immokalee Workers," Latino USA, March 24, 2006

Audio - Radio Free Urbana interview, March 28, 2006

Indymedia - Multimedia tour coverage


AP report, "McDonald's faces protest over farm wages," in the New York Times, April 2, 2006

"Students turn up pressure over labor rights," The NewStandard, April 13, 2006

"CIW march" McCormick Herald, McCormick Theological Seminary, April 11, 2006

"I'm leavin' It," Daily Collegian, Amherst, MA, April 7, 2006

"Farmworkers target McDonald's, suppliers over wages," TruthOut, April 4, 2006

"Brand-busting the Golden Arches: Students and farmworkers take on a fast-food Giant," CommonDreams.org, April 1, 2006

"Florida tomato pickers to march on McDonald's Saturday," Chicago Sun Times, March 30, 2006

"Throwing tomatoes," The Dominion, Canada, March 30, 2006

"McDonald's labor practices elicit protests," the Daily Cardinal, Madison, WI, March 30, 2006

"Students lead McDonald's protest," Western Herald Online, March 30, 2006

"Injustice in the fields of Florida," Notre Dame Observer, March 29, 2006

"Marchers back farmworkers," Presbyterian News Service, March 29, 2006

"Farmworker group takes on McDonald's," Naples Daily News, March 28, 2006

"Farmworker group heads to Illnois to seek meeting with McDonald's Corp.," AP wire, March 28, 2006

"Protest by immigrant workers finds support from students," The South End (Wayne State University), March 28, 2006

"Laborers start week of protests against McDonald's," The Alligator, March 27, 2006

"Presbyterians urged to pray for McDonald's, Florida farmworkers," Presbyterian News Service, March 24, 2006

"Shaking of the Golden Arches," AlterNet, March 15, 2006

"Coalition campaign targets McDonald's," Miami Herald, March 10, 2006