LATIN AMERICA: Right to Strike

In the U. S., Britain and some other countries, the labor section of the community is almost solidly in favor of nationalization of the railways. In Mexico, things are different. President Calles, last week, reiterated his intention of federalizing (nationalizing) the railways. The railway men's unions protested. The President insisted.

The difference of opinions, which may or may not lead to a deadlock, is that the nationalization of the railways will deprive the workers of the right to strike, and this right they value above all else.

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