Workers fight cuts


Over 120,000 Czech public-sector staff took strike action today against the government’s decision to slap them with a 10 per cent pay cut: here.

This video says about itself:

Hundreds of dock workers block boats at Greece‘s largest port to protest against austerity measures.

Public transport ground to a halt in Athens today as workers walked off the job for a 24-hour strike in the latest expression of union resistance to the austerity measures that the EU has foisted on Greece: here.

Tens of thousands of school and university students and workers participated in profoundly anti-government mobilisations in all Greek cities last Monday: here.

Irish legislators narrowly approved a tax rise in the government’s 2011 budget at midnight on Tuesday, voting 82-77 in favour of bumping up vehicle fuel tax: here.

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