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Dec 7

December 7, 2011

N30 report from Glasgow Anarchists

Several of us in Ediburgh were on strike on November 30th. The march was attended by around 10,000 people, making it the largest march since the early 1980′s. Here is a view of the strike action from our comrades in Glasgow: November 30th,  was a full, active day for Glasgow Anarchists. Those of us on strike (a teacher and a nurse) were at the early morning picket lines whilst the others cycled to many of the pickets to offer solidarity….

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Nov 24

November 24, 2011

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Symbolic protest or fight to win?

The November 30th strike is undoubtedly the most widespread strike action for many a year. With 24 public sector unions all striking on the same day, it is very welcome to see unions taking concerted action in this way. However, it’s also worth remembering that it will require much more than one day strikes to be sure of a real victory and today’s action will definitely need to be built on. But whether the trade unions are capable of doing…

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