UK General Strike – 30 November 2011
London, 30 November 2011 — filmed and edited by Isabeau Doucet
Across the UK, 2 million public sector workers stage a nation-wide strike closing down schools, hospitals and councils over cuts to public sector pensions. Students and lecturers in London formed picket lines to oppose the higher education bill which, after tripling the cost of tuition, proposes to privatize and deregulate the UK university system and open it up to for-profit providers, such as big American education firms, creating a massive sub-prime market in student loans.
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