Milicianas fought in the Spanish Civil War.They came from a culture with iconic fighters, and where women had been recently empowered through direct political engagement in political organizations and labor unions. The Dictatorship of Primo de Rivera saw women take more to the streets to protest and riot, though their actions were dismissed by male political leaders. In 1910 miners numbered almost a hundred thousand in Mexico. They lived in mining camps and towns found largely in the Mexican north. More generally, various mass consumer goods were increasingly shifting to small-scale factory production, including items like soap, candles, beer, furniture, soft drinks, cigarettes, meat, and baked goods.

The Hidden History of Mexico/US Labor Solidarity

2011/6/4The line of cars waiting to cross from Mexico into the United States. (Photo: Quentin Xerxes Zamfir / Flickr) In the period since the North American Free Trade Agreement has come into effect, the economies of the United States and Mexico have become more integrated than ever. Through Plan Merida and partnerships on security, the military and the drug war, the political and economic policies

Your starting point for the works of Max Shachtman Internet in English 1904–1971 A major figure in the American Trotskyist movement beginning in the 1930s. Leader of the minority section of the Socialist Workers Party that split with Trotsky over the analysis of

Miners Strike, 40 Injured JANUARY 11 – An emergency picket has been called for Saturday, January 12 at 3 p.m. outside the Mexican con-sulate in New York City to protest a po-lice attack on striking miners in Cananea, Mexico. Shortly before noon today, the

The globe's largest mining companies are enjoying boom times. Between 2017 and this year, the combined revenue of the 40 largest miners in the world has increased from $632 billion to $686 billion, while profitability (EBITDA) jumped by $11 billion to a total of $

The first two months of 2015 have seen coal miners in Poland, a traditionally well organised and powerful section of the working class in that country, flex their muscles and remind the bourgeoisie of the power of a militant labour movement.

The RSL (Militant) in the 1960s

Since 1985, Militant, like the working class and the broader left, has had to live in a world shaped by the miners' defeat and the Tory victory. Militant too has paid a heavy price. T here are other reasons for Militant's subsequent disintegration, but that sectarian refusal in 1984 to be guided by the logic of class struggle is central.

Unlike most films then and now, Salt of the Earth portrays Chicano workers as proud, class-conscious, and militant, confronting both the police and management in their struggle for dignity. The militancy of the miners is reinforced by the democratic thrust of their union, where the voice of the rank-and-file drives the leadership.

militant unions that defected to confederations free of the CTM, such as the UOI and the FAT in the 1970s and 1980s, were careful to avoid explicitly political activity and chose to concentrate their efforts on plant-level wage and benefit demands.17 As in Mexico

Section 65, the Cananea miners' union, has a militant reputation, and their wages have averaged among the highest of the country's industrial workers -- between $8-12 an hour. Gabino Paez Gonzalez, a Grupo Mexico executive in Mexico City, confirmed that subcontractors now perform many operations with contract employees.

The Upper Big Branch Mine disaster occurred on April 5, 2010 roughly 1,000 feet (300 m) underground in Raleigh County, West ia at Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch coal mine located in Montcoal.Twenty-nine out of thirty-one miners at the site were killed.

Copper miners—the most historically militant section of the Chilean working class, who produce the country's primary export—also announced a national strike beginning Wednesday. This news drove the price of copper up substantially. Chile provides roughly

Money spent by businesses or consumers is going for goods and services produced in Europe, Mexico, and China rather than in United States. If the economy were near full employment this would not necessarily be a problem, but with millions of people still unemployed or underemployed, this lost demand is

Vol. 68/No. 48 December 28, 2004 Many U.S. coal miners welcome the 'Militant' BY PAT MILLER PRICE, Utah—Coal miners throughout the western United States, and in other parts of the country, are snapping up the Militant at portals to follow the latest developments in the fight for a union at the Co-Op mine in Huntington, Utah, and other struggles.

Cananea: A Century of Internationalist Class Struggle

The battle-hardened miners were forced to take down their red and black strike banners (the traditional symbol for a strike in Mexico) for one simple reason: the lack of a revolutionary class-struggle leadership. But today, in 2007, once again the militant miners of

The history of Mexican Americans, or American residents of Mexican descent, largely begins after the annexation of Northern Mexico in 1848, when the nearly 80,000 Mexican citizens of California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico became U.S. citizens.

The battle-hardened miners were forced to take down their red and black strike banners (the traditional symbol for a strike in Mexico) for one simple reason: the lack of a revolutionary class-struggle leadership. But today, in 2007, once again the militant miners of

7 Militant's laboratory: Liverpool City Council's struggle with the Thatcher government - Neil Pye 8 'Fill a Bag and Feed a Family': the miners' strike and its supporters - Maroula Joannou 9 'Race Today cannot fail': black radicalism in the long 1980s - Robin Bunce

Section 65, the Cananea miners' union, has a militant reputation, and their wages have averaged among the highest of the country's industrial workers -- between $8-12 an hour. Gabino Paez Gonzalez, a Grupo Mexico executive in Mexico City, confirmed that subcontractors now perform many operations with contract employees.