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Austerity


People's Assembly is a chance to fight back

18 June 2013
The government is bringing constant pain to working class people. The number of people in absolute poverty in Britain rose by nearly a million in just one year. Some 300,000 of these were children.

European Union extends its austerity deadline to defuse fury

04 June 2013
 

International round-up

21 May 2013
Protest in Italy, carnage in Iraq, shortages in Venezuela

Workers defy Greek government’s threats to ‘conscript’ striking teachers

14 May 2013
Thousands of high school teachers in Greece could face arrest if they strike during exams from Friday of this week.

Austerity backlash: how Tory policies hit working class women hard

30 April 2013
The Tories are ripping up the lives of working class women, according to a new report by the Fawcett Society, writes Judith Orr

Cyprus bail in shows austerity has failed

28 March 2013
The crisis in Cyprus is dominating headlines worldwide and in Greece. The mainstream media claims that what is at stake is reform of an island economy that relies on “money laundering for the Russian oligarchs”.

Civil service workers in walkout to stop Tories’ austerity

21 March 2013
Some 250,000 civil service workers were set to strike on Wednesday of this week to defend their pay, pensions and conditions.

Resistance can split the ruling class

21 March 2013
The Tories have started a bizarre argument amongst themselves.

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