Mexicans March To Oppose NAFTA, Defend Their Oil

On January 31, 2014, on the 20th anniversary of the North American Free Trade Agreement, two huge marches in Mexico City opposed the corporate reforms of Mexico’s economy and politics. Marchers especially protested the most recent reforms – the privatization of the oil and electrical industry, the introduction of US-style standardized testing, attacks on teachers, and changes in labor law that will weaken unions and give employers the right to hire temporary and contingent workers.

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