Recession, workers fight back


USA: White House pushing GM toward bankruptcy: here.

School districts across California are scrambling to cope with a $5.4 billion cut in funding for K-1 education. The situation unfolding in Long Beach is a microcosm of what is happening to educational systems in medium-sized cities throughout the state: here.

Britain: Brown boasts that he has assured the future of the banks: here.

Sacked Visteon workers from Enfield, north London, and Belfast were picketing Ford showrooms yesterday on the eve of today’s talks with management: here. See also here. And here.

The Irish government outlined its emergency budget in response to the country’s deepening economic and financial crisis on April 7: here.

Over half a million people will be out of work in Sweden next year, according to the latest predictions: here.

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