On A New Militant Mexican Labor Movement

We speak with LAUREN KAORI GURLEY about the strikes in Matamoros. Since January, 50,000 workers have gone off the job and the prospects for the labor movement are the best in a generation. We talk about what has led to this moment and what we might expect going forward. Lauren Kaori Gurley is a reporter-researcher at The New Republic. She previously served as web editor at the North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA). Her reporting on labor, immigration, poverty, and the U.S.-Mexico border has been published in CityLab, In These Times, NPR's Latino USA, The American Prospect, and ProPublica.


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