United Kingdom -400,000 public workers protest against government cuts -May 10, 2012

Hundreds of thousands of public sector workers – including at least 100,000 civil servants – took industrial action across the country in protest against government changes to their pensions and other cuts. The Wales’s Labour government distanced itself from the UK government and appeared to side with the strikers. (In the Guardian: a detailed blog including pictures.)

English: http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/blog/2012/may/10/public-sector-pensions ...

 

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