3. Despite the general consensus on RW sites that the strikes will fizzle, this is a BFD
Wal-Mart's tactics of fear and intimidation will keep many employees on the job, but those who walk out will be joined by supporters at rallies around the country.
In and around downtown L.A. there are at least 3 major actions. The one I'm going to in the morning (the first one in the OP) has 185 Occupy L.A. members signed up to be there, with 73 more who might make it.