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Former GM Workers' Hunger Strike Grows in Colombia
by Paige Shell-Spurling
On August 8, three members of the Association of Injured Workers and Ex-workers of General Motors Colmotores (ASOTRECOL) sewed their lips shut, joining four other members who had done the same on August 1. The hunger strikers are determined to go without food until GM meets their demands. More people are expected to join each week that GM fails to address their demands. These protestors say they are prepared to give their lives to defend Colombian workers from being treated as disposable by companies like GM.Read More
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