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Anti-Austerity Protests: Tens of Thousands Rally Across UK


World  (tags: Protest, Austerity, London, Glasgow, Economic policy, Caroline Lucas, Russell Brand, Charlotte Church, Jeremy Corbyn, Martin McGuinness, Len McCluskey, Diane Abbott, Conservatives, Economics, Scotland )

Judy
- 1433 days ago - theguardian.com
Marching under the banner End Austerity Now, protesters denounced public sector cuts, the treatment of the disabled and the vulnerable through welfare cuts, and the privatisation of the NHS.



   

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Judy C (91)
Saturday June 20, 2015, 5:04 pm
Be sure to click on the link in the left margin for the Anti-Austerity Protest photos. The People all over the world should take to the streets, really. Way to go, UK!
 

Freya H (345)
Saturday June 20, 2015, 5:06 pm
Yeah! Hey-hey, ho-ho, austerity has got to go!
 

Sheryl G (359)
Saturday June 20, 2015, 5:41 pm
This is what people have to do all over. I'm glad to see the results, I had provided information about it to happen.

Also in the UK.....please sign this petition.

Ian Duncan Smith is attempting to block the publication of death statistics that will reveal how many people have died within six weeks of their benefits being stopped.
How Many People Died After Their Benefits Were Cut Publish Those Statistics
 

Judy C (91)
Saturday June 20, 2015, 10:40 pm
You've got that right, Freya!

Signed and shared with some Brits as well as on Twitter, Dandelion.
 

John De Avalon (36)
Sunday June 21, 2015, 10:31 am
We need to clamp down on tax evasion by Big Business. That would bring in billions.


 

Past Member (0)
Sunday June 21, 2015, 11:02 am
Good
 

Judy C (91)
Sunday June 21, 2015, 1:31 pm
That is a excellent point, John.
 

Barbara Tomlinson (431)
Sunday June 21, 2015, 4:01 pm
Austerity NEVER WORKS the way the Politicians in the grip of the 1% SAY it's going to. It ONLY benefits the already-filthy-rich - and that's exactly the POINT of it.

The Conservative Pols can't keep on fooling ALL OF THE PEOPLE ALL OF THE TIME - the 99% is sure as heck CATCHING ON, finally, and REACTING.
 

Judy C (91)
Sunday June 21, 2015, 5:13 pm
I think, really, that austerity is more or less a last ditch attempt to bleed the last drop from the less fortunate, when they are already tapped out. From the standpoint of the elites, it benefits them if it kills off the poor at that point.
 

Fiona Ogilvie (562)
Sunday June 21, 2015, 8:00 pm
Very pleased to learn about this. UK has my compassion since returning Cameron to office.
 
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