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South Africa Strikers Maintain Record Strike Amid Hunger Pains

Three months into the longest strike in South African history, the words "tragedy" and "disaster" are being used by both sides, as starving miners face off against their employer, platinum giant Lonmin, in a quest for higher wages.  An aid group is holding a food drive for miners in the beleaguered town of Marikana, while Lonmin's chief warned that the company itself is "bleeding."  The windswept town of Marikana is, at the best of times, a grim...

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