Colombia strikes against neoliberal onslaught

Hundreds of thousands protested in rejection of the Sustainable Solidarity bill, a new tax reform bill presented to the Congress by the far-right government of president Iván Duque.

April 29, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

On April 28, Colombian citizens, trade unions, social movements and opposition political parties participated in a national strike in cities and towns across the country. Hundreds of thousands protested in rejection of the Sustainable Solidarity bill, a new tax reform bill presented to the Congress by the far-right government of president Iván Duque to compensate for the fiscal deficit incurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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