Hundreds march through Edinburgh in support of anti-austerity strike

As millions of people across Europe participated in Wednesday’s day of action against austerity around 300 marchers took to the streets of Edinburgh to show their support. A co-ordinated general strike brought Spain, Italy, Greece and Portugal to a standstill and workers clashed with riot police in several European capitals in the biggest show of strength the Continent has seen the devastating austerity measures began. Continue reading

Thousands march against cuts in Glasgow

Community groups, public sector workers and trades union activists were amongst those who turned out to march against public sector cuts at a demonstration in Glasgow on Saturday 20th October. The event, organised by the Scottish Trades Union Council, attracted around 10,000 people and ran in conjunction with similar protests in London and Belfast. Continue reading