Black Friday sparks worldwide backlash from politicians, activists

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Black Friday sparks worldwide backlash from politicians, activists

People don’t celebrate Thanksgiving in France, or Russia, or South Africa,  but they do shop on Black Friday.

The U.S. sales phenomenon has spread to retailers across the world in recent years with such force that it’s prompting a backlash from some activists, politicians and even consumers.

Workers at Amazon in Germany went on strike for better pay on one of the busiest days of the year. Near Paris, climate demonstrators blocked one of the retail giant’s warehouses to protest over-production they say is killing the planet.

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