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Surrounded by about 100 police officers in riot gear and a helicopter circling above, more than 50 Walmart workers and supporters were arrested in downtown Los Angeles Thursday night as they sat in the street protesting what they called the retailer's "poverty wages."
Walmart invited HuffPost to speak to a couple associates working in the Chinatown store during the protest Thursday. In the
Good jobs and community revitalization are not enough for the average family. Increasing costs have left middle class families with less purchasing power. One way to work towards solutions is to improve access to affordable products.