This is a video about the Lindsey strike in Britain.
Sacked contract workers employed at the Lindsey Oil Refinery (LOR) in Lincolnshire, England, continued their strike action and protests this week: here.
Finance union Unite has issued a Freedom of Information request demanding the details of Barclays bank’s capital reserves after the transnational bank closed its final-salary pension scheme.
Record bonuses at bailed-out US banks: here.
US: State budget crises trigger layoffs, cuts in social programs: here.
The California legislature failed to pass an austerity budget on Wednesday that includes $11 billion in cuts, setting the stage for even more draconian measures: here.
Twenty-four thousand City of Toronto inside and outside workers are resisting a concerted drive on the part of the economic and political elite of Canada’s wealthiest city to impose major contract concessions: here.
Eighteen hundred city workers in Windsor, Ontario, have entered their 11th week on strike: here.
A “man of the boom”, Peter Costello has stepped aside just as a new social and political period has erupted, with the full impact of the world capitalist breakdown beginning to be felt in Australia: here.
New Zealand’s National-led government is implementing austerity measures designed to placate big business and impose the burden of the economic crisis on the working class: here.