The guy who made this video – I don’t know him – describes these scenes on Glasgow’s Buchanan Street as “a flashmob”. I’ve never seen a bigger flashmob! It’s a massive demonstration, a huge show of strength by Yes voters in the independence referendum on Thursday. Make sure you see the moment about five minutes in, when the camera turns and lets us look all the way down the street…
It’s been an interesting fortnight since the 10 July public sector strike, when around 1.5 million council workers, teachers, civil servants, firefighters, Transport for London staff and others walked out for the day.
Today – Thursday 10 July 2014 – more than 1.5 million public sector workers are on strike. They are striking against austerity and are saying “enough is enough”.
In solidarity with the 1.5 million public sector workers who are set to strike against pay freezes, pension cuts and austerity measures on Thursday 10 July, here are two videos with footage of the 1926 General Strike.
On 15 April, it will be 25 years since the 1989 Hillsborough disaster, when 96 Liverpool fans went to see their football team play in the FA cup semi-final – and never came home.
In tribute to RMT union leader Bob Crow, the proud class fighter and socialist who died yesterday, here’s a short clip from his Newsnight interview with Jeremy Paxman in February. Funny, poignant and to the point. RIP Bob.