Momentous Agrarian Strike Brings Colombian Government to Table
by W.T. Whitney Jr. | MR Zine | Click HERE to read article
The divide in Colombia between poverty-stricken rural masses and land-hungry ruling elements is famous for leading to serious conflict. Farmers, agricultural workers, truckers, and traditional miners revived that pattern on August 19 as they launched a nationwide agrarian strike. Government repression, true to form, was not lacking.