Thursday, May 10, 2012

Hundreds of Thousands March Against Austerity in UK

via (title unknown) by jon on 5/10/12

Hundreds of thousands of public sector workers are taking part in a UK-wide strike to protest proposed government austerity that has taken aim at their pensions and benefits.

Expectations were that between 250,000 and 400,000 people would take to the streets, including off-duty police officers, public health workers, and university employees. The strike is the latest in a series since the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition came to power two years ago and reveals that anger over public sector cuts is far from over.


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