Hour 150 of the Stanford Hunger Strike – Now With Video

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Stanford students fasting for a real living wage for workers on their campus have been providing us with regular updates on their progress — both the progress of their health and the progress of their negotiations with the university administration. You can find all of that here.

As the students try to survive day six without food, we’ve added video. You can see one such video below, visit their collection on YouTube, or visit the regularly updated page linked to above.

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