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SF supports the Electrical Workers Union in Mexico
by Bill Carpenter (wcarpent [at] ccsf.edu)
Saturday Nov 26th, 2011 10:46 AM
The Sindicato Mexicano de Electricistas continues its two-year old struggle against the anti-labor Calderon regime in Mexico. The government of Felipe Calderon locked out 44,000 members of the SME in a move to privatize the public power company Luz y Fuerza. Our protest in San Francisco was to demonstrate our solidarity with SME's megamarcha from the Angel de la Independencia to the Zocalo on Wednesday, November 23. The demands are: Work, Liberty for Political Prisioners and Full Compliance with the agreement between SME and the Federal and D.F. representatives.

Six-minute QuickTime movie. 34MB.
Some earlier demonstrations at the Mexican Consulate in San Francisco:

September 1, 2011

December 17, 2010

June 18, 2010 1
June 18, 2010 2
June 18, 2010 3

June 11, 2010
June 4, 2010
March 26, 2007
§¡Support SME!
by Bill Carpenter Saturday Nov 26th, 2011 10:46 AM
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Nora Calderon, on the right, spoke at the Kenneth Harding protest on July 18, 2011:
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/08/05/18686963.php
§¡Support SME!
by Bill Carpenter Saturday Nov 26th, 2011 10:46 AM
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§¡Support SME!
by Bill Carpenter Saturday Nov 26th, 2011 10:46 AM
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