25
Nov
10

Anti-crisis strikes and protests throughout Europe, what about here?

Will it be a hot winter in Europe? What about here?

-Students have been stepping up protests in the UK against cuts to education as part of austerity measures.

-In Italy students barricaded themselves inside the leaning tower of Pisa also in protest of austerity measures there.

 

-“Trades unions brought parts of Portugal to a grinding halt as a general strike shut down most public transport in protest at cuts being introduced to stave off an Irish-style debt crisis”. Read more

 

Meanwhile in the US unemployment rises and austerity measures continue (fare hikes at CUNY, higher MTA fares) while Corporate profits hit an all time high.

When will we take to the streets?

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