Aug 102014
 
Firefighters in England and Wales begin series of strikes in a long-running pensions fight

Firefighters in England and Wales start a new period of strike action in a long-running pensions fight with the government. Where is Detroit’s???????? Pension attacks are happening around the world. Banks have wrecked governments with swaps and in the US with mortgages. They should pay not pensioners. These greedy pigs have no right to seize […]

 August 10, 2014  Posted by at 8:35 pm Uncategorized Tagged with: ,  No Responses »
Aug 052014
 
Wringing Detroit Dry

Detroit residents are fighting austerity for all of us. John Nichols, July 30, 2014   |    This article appeared in the August 18-25, 2014 edition of The Nation. American austerity rarely receives the same kind of attention paid to Europe’s evisceration of its social programs in the name of balancing budgets. But American austerity is […]

Aug 012014
 
British Firefighters to strike over pensions for eight days in August

Firefighters in England and Wales are to strike over eight consecutive days in an ongoing row with the government, the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) says. BBC News, July 30, 2014 The latest action, from 9 August, will be held over three hours each day during the eight-day period, it said. The union has said “unsafe […]

 August 1, 2014  Posted by at 8:42 pm Uncategorized Tagged with: ,  No Responses »