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Maquilas: Rebellion growing in Juarez border factories by David Bacon

Ciudad Juárez, just across the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas, is the center of a growing rebellion of laborers in the border factories.  Since September, workers have set up encampments, or plantones, in front of factories, they've marched through the streets, they've demanded recognition of independent unions. In response, the companies have fired hundreds and tried to stop the workers' movement from spreading.   Read More http://peoplesworld.org/rebellion-growing-in-juarez-border-factories/