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VIDEOS: Solidarity With Colombian General Motors Workers Action In Portland 8.15.12

This was a last minute action of Solidarity with Colombian GM workers on a day of national action which included protesting in front of the Detroit GM headquarters.
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There are Colombian workers which have been exploited and fired by a Colombian GM manufacturing plant for injuries they recieved while on the job. They have been in a fight against the subsidiary for over a year and now are in a hunger strike. They started the strike on August 1st, and sewed their own mouths shut as a bold statement to GM. This day is a national day of action in which many other countries and cities have staged protests and actions, including in Detroit at the main plant.

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Video 1:

Colombia Solidarity - Flash Mob - Speech

Video 2:

Solidarity With GM Workers - John Walsh Interview

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