Colombian movements embark on national strike against state repression and neoliberalism

Jimmy Moreno of Congreso de los Pueblos discusses the National Strike in Colombia and the factors behind the massive mobilization

April 25, 2019 by Peoples Dispatch

Today April 25, tens of thousands of Colombians will participate in a National Strike. Jimmy Moreno, spokesperson of Congreso de los Pueblos (The People’s Congress), discusses the process leading up to the strike, the historical legacy of this mobilization and denounces the militarized treatment the government of Ivan Duque has given to social protest.