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Art Pope-funded group launches database targeting Moral Monday arrestees

Sue Sturgis
The Civitas Institute is publicizing the names, residence, political registration, employers, and other details of those arrested at the ongoing NAACP-organized protests at the legislature. The project calls to mind how Southern civil rights opponents once published the names of NAACP supporters in newspapers to encourage retaliation against them.

With historic strikes underway and Black Friday protests planned, Walmart files complaint against union

Sue Sturgis
The Arkansas-based retail giant wants the National Labor Relations Board to block Black Friday protests organized by a group backed by the United Food and Commercial Workers, which is also supporting striking Walmart workers.