Big Irish workers demonstration


This video from the European Parliament says about itself:

Joe Higgins MEP challenges ECB President, Jean-Claude Trichet and EU Economics and Financial Affairs Commissioner, Olli Rehn, over their capitulation to the financial markets allowing them to create a panic in the Irish bond markets forcing the ECB to guarantee their gambling.

From RTÉ News in Ireland:

Thousands march against austerity measures

Updated: 14:27, Saturday, 27 November 2010

A crowd of up to 50,000 people are marching in protest against the introduction of spending cuts and tax increases by the Government.

The RTÉ figures were too low: Ireland bailout protest draws 100,000 to Dublin streets: here. See also here.

Over 100,000 Irish working people turned out in freezing conditions in Dublin on Saturday to show their total opposition to the EU/IMF-led austerity measures: here.

This is a Dutch TV video on the demonstration in Dublin today.

L’Humanité: Ireland in the Clutches of the IMF and Financial Markets: here.

Ireland Responds – Labor Unions Mount Protest; Argentina as an Example (two posts): here.

Debt crisis escalates in Europe; fears grow about Spain: here.

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