|The CGT, a confederation of unions.|
|On Carrera Septima a man holds signs saying |
'What peace?' and 'No more magnicides.'
In contrast, Luis Alejandro Pedraza, president of the CUT labor confederation, says that workers are losing out - both economically and with their lives. The level of union membership has plummeted, he calculates, from 16% of workers
|A man takes pictures with a |
background of riot police.
Most fundamentally, however, Colombia has few good jobs because its economy depends heavily on exporting raw materials with little added value. A manufacturing economy builds a middle class, but those jobs keep shifting to China.
|Still dreaming a lost dream: Communist Party marchers. |
(The libertarian Volokh Conspiracy blog wants to rename May Day 'Victims of Communism Day.')
|'Denounce!' mistreatment of workers.|