Experiments With Truth, Oct. 21, 2011

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–October 21, 2011, 7:58 am

  • Portuguese trade unions on Thursday began a week of protests against the government’s austerity policies, in a prelude to a general strike scheduled for November 24.
  • Freeport-McMoRan’s miners in Peru launched a hunger strike on Monday, hoping to pressure the government to resolve a labor dispute 19 days into a walkout at the Cerro Verde copper mine.