Fired Buenos Aires Pepsi-Co Workers and 30K Supporters Join in Massive Protest

30,000 people marched to support the workers against Pepsi-Co’s closure of their Buenos Aires plant and the layoff of 600 workers. Rather than come to an agreement with Pepsi-Co, they are demanding the plant be re-opened. Pepsi-Co plans to re-open the plant in a few months and use workers from temp agencies. Once again, capitalism is being called out for exactly what it is – inhuman exploitation in the name of higher profits.

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About Bruce Lerro

Bruce Lerro has taught for 25 years as an adjunct college professor of psychology at Golden Gate University, Dominican University and Diablo Valley College. He has applied a Vygotskian socio-historical perspective to his five books: "From Earth-Spirits to Sky-Gods: the Socio-ecological Origins of Monotheism, Individualism and Hyper-Abstract Reasoning", "Power in Eden: The Emergence of Gender Hierarchies in the Ancient World" (co-authored with Christopher Chase-Dunn), "Social Change: Globalization from the Stone Age to the Present", "Lucifer's Labyrinth: Individualism, Hyper-Abstract Thinking and the Process of Becoming Civilized", and "The Magickal Enchantment of Materialism: Why Marxists Need Neopaganism". He is also a representational artist specializing in pen-and-ink drawings. Bruce is a libertarian communist and lives in Olympia, WA.

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