2021-12-01: News Headlines

Joris Leverink (2021-12-01). Earthcare Fieldcast: Migrant Labor Struggles in Agriculture and Care. roarmag.org As we are sliding from crises of social reproduction into crises of planetary ecology, | Episode 3 —Feminist Organizing across Migrant Agricultural and Care Work:…

Franc Contreras (2021-12-01). Mexico president's approval rating jumps to 62%. america.cgtn.com Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who promised to fight corruption and prioritize the poor, marks the halfway point of his six-year term in office. His overall approval ratings are at 62 percent, AMLO said that his government is bringing long-awaited changes to Mexico.

William Rivers Pitt (2021-11-30). As Build Back Better Is Gutted, Defense Act Is Deemed a "Must-Pass" Bill. truthout.org The drinking water in Flint, Michigan. The ashes of Paradise, California. A tub of petroleum that once was the Gulf of Mexico. Rising seas, and storms that eat cities. Black people murdered by cops, protesters gunned down by teenagers with war weapons, and

Michael Arney (2021-11-30). Working Families Party director, Sochie Nnaemaka, says her party gives voters a real choice. peoplesworld.org NEW YORK — Sochie Nnaemeka, the daughter of Nigerian immigrant parents, has been State Director of the New York Working Families Party since late 2019. With a resume full of both union and grassroots democratic organizing history, she has always labored for progressive electoral politics at city, state, and federal levels. Prior to her position …

WSWS (2021-11-30). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org Farmworkers in Sonora state rebelled against terrible working conditions and seized control of a migrant camp. Transit workers in Buenos Aires staged a wildcat strike demanding a wage increase and year-end bonuses.

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2021-11-30: News Headlines

WSWS (2021-11-30). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org Farmworkers in Sonora state rebelled against terrible working conditions and seized control of a migrant camp. Transit workers in Buenos Aires staged a wildcat strike demanding a wage increase and year-end bonuses.

teleSUR (2021-11-29). Mexico Contains Advance Of Several Central American Caravan. telesurenglish.net On Monday, Mexican authorities detained a caravan of some 300 Central American migrants in the state of Chiapas through a massive operation by the National Guard, which maintains some 27,500 members deployed at the border. | RELATED: | Initially, this migrant group consisted of about 700 people who left Tapachula on Saturday and were trying to reach the United States on foot. During their advance, migrants threw stones at the nationa…

Elliott Wallace (2021-11-29). Multiple factors cause strain to Mexico's auto industry. america.cgtn.com Mexico is struggling to close the year with signs of economic recovery.

teleSUR (2021-11-29). Puebla Group's Seventh Summit Starts In Mexico City. telesurenglish.net On Monday, about 150 progressive politicians from Spain and Latin America arrived in Mexico City to attend the Puebla Group forum's seventh meeting, which seeks to discuss multilateral development strategies and ways to strengthen democracy. | RELATED: | Led by Chile's left-wing former Presidential candidate Marco Enriquez-Ominami, this meeting is the first of the Puebla Group to be held face-to-face since 2020, whe…

_____ (2021-11-29). Factory Workers Strike Against Poverty Pay And Abuse By Management. popularresistance.org Santa Fe Springs, California – In Santa Fe Springs, California, located in the Los Angeles area, a group of largely immigrant Latina factory workers is waging a high-stakes strike against the multibillion-dollar food manufacturing company Rich Products. Since November 3, the group of well over 100 strikers has been on the picket line at the Rich Products-owned Jon Donaire Desserts plant, demanding better wages, improved retirement benefits, and changes to the company's abusive, punitive point system, which provides workers with only three days of sick leave per year. | The striking workers are members of Local 37…

WSWS (2021-11-29). New Zealand Labour-led government continues attacks on immigrants. wsws.org The NZ Labour-Green Party government's record demonstrates that it has no concern for the rights of migrant workers, but the same is true for all the establishment parties.

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