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Food-related strikes take two general forms: labor and hunger. Labor strikes typically occur when a large group of people who are dissatisfied with conditions of employment refuse to work until the problematic conditions are changed. Labor strikes may also be referred to as work stoppages, strike action, or to be on strike. A strike is different from a boycott in terms of where it occurs. A strike typically originates and is conducted from within an organization by the employees. A boycott, while often suggested by those from within the target organization, derives success because consumers outside agree not to purchase its goods or services. A hunger strike is also a protest strategy that may be motivated out of disagreement over environmental conditions and human rights ...

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