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N30 strikes


PCS build solid, determined pickets

01 December 2011
Civil service workers’ union PCS was at the heart of making sure 30 November became a reality.

Teachers: ‘We’re proud to picket for pensions for all’

01 December 2011
The government aimed its fire at teachers in the run-up to Wednesday’s strikes.

The strike in figures

01 December 2011

In their own words

01 December 2011
‘Unfortunately the taxpayer is not paying peanuts for the worse than monkey service he is getting. That is why today’s strike is a disgrace’Sir Bernard Ingham, former press secretary to Margaret Thatcher, unsurprisingly doesn’t support the strike

Disgrace as Ed Miliband crosses pickets

01 December 2011
Ed Miliband should have been on the picket lines on Wednesday with striking public sector workers. But instead he was crossing them.

Daily Mail solidarity with strikers

01 December 2011
According to the BBC, 61 percent of the general public support the strike, with 67 percent of women and 79 percent of 18 to 24 year olds.

The numbers on the main demos on 30 November

01 December 2011
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International trade unionists show their support

01 December 2011
Nurses and other trade unionists in several US cities rallied in support of the strike in Britain.

‘The unions are a movement again... we can bring the tories down’

01 December 2011
Some 50,000 strikers and supporters assembled for the London demonstration.

Desperate David Cameron tries to whitewash huge action

01 December 2011
Tory toff David Cameron claimed that the strikes had failed to have a significant impact.

Tories fear us getting a taste for our strength

01 December 2011
The 30 November strike showcased the power of the working class. Whatever the Tories might claim in public, they know that this action rocked the government like no other.

After the 30 November strikes - how do we beat the Tories’ assault?

01 December 2011
Karen Reissmann, Unison national executive committee (pc)

United strike sees big pickets shut down council services

01 December 2011
Striking workers in the Unison, Unite and GMB unions made sure council services from refuse depots to libraries were shut for the day.

George Osborne: more misery to come

01 December 2011
George Osborne spat into the face of the working class last Tuesday.

Health workers: this is a fight to save the NHS

01 December 2011
Over 400,000 health workers took part in the strike—many of them for the first time.

Millions go to war on the Tories

01 December 2011
It was a historic day. Britain’s biggest strike since 1926 saw the working class march firmly on to centre stage of the political arena.

N30 strike photos 6

30 November 2011

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30 November 2011

N30 strike photos 4: marches

30 November 2011

N30 strike photos 3

30 November 2011


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