This election is indicative of the actions of a company that has, for two years, taken every step possible to intimidate workers and instill fear in them to not vote for a union local.
This weekend in Mexico, #YoSoy132 and other social movements organized massive protests against corruption and electoral irregularities.
A new social movement has changed the terrain of the election campaign in Mexico: "If you want changes in the rules of the political game you need to have social movements in the streets."
Jun 21, 2012
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Screening of 2 Revolución: Free Trade, Mexico and North America, directed by Paul Bocking, produced by Tabacalera Films.
Landowners and workers allege severe labour rights violations and failure to comply with the land use contract.
Two years after filing a complaint with the RCMP for corruption allegations against Calgary-based Blackfire Resources, a group of civil society organizations want to know where authorities stand.
President Calderon launched his war on drugs shortly after he came into office in December 2006. He brought the army out onto the streets and began a campaign of confrontation with drug cartels.
Journalist Karla Garcia Ramirez fled Mexico after getting death threats after blowing the whistle on government corruption. Despite this, she was turned down for refugee status.
David P. Ball
A B.C. journalist faced death threats in Mexico after blowing the whistle on corruption. Will Canada now deport her? The Left Coast Post investigates.
Adriana Paz is an activist with Justicia for Migrant Workers BC. Paz recently returned from the Arizona-Mexico border where she was researching the conditions for migrant workers there.