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The General Strike on A28 stopped Brazil form North to South. It was the biggest general strike of our history. The working class adhered strongly: metal workers, chemical, textile, footwear, food, glass, construction and rural workers… basically, the machinery stopped! On April 28, from the pins to the planes, production stopped!
April 28, 2017, has entered the History of Brazil as one of the major general strikes this country has seen. Probably, the biggest one since 1989. Millions of workers of practically every state sit back and stopped production and circulation of goods and people.
The strike had an expressive participation of the “heavy weights” of the working class. From North to South, transportation –rail workers as much as bus drivers-, teachers, bank workers, oil workers and many other categories paralyzed on Friday.
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