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Massive support for public sector strike

Caroline on march

I was delighted to be on the anti-austerity march through Brighton & Hove today.

More than 2000 people joined the protest and went on to a rally at the Level. Schools were shut, council workers were on strike, civil servants and firefighters all joined the protest. There was lots of support from the public – no “get back to work” jibes, but clapping, car horn blowing, and cheering.

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Older People Didn’t Cause Austerity ! So Why Are They Being Blamed For It?

A “Divide and Rule” Budget for the affluent, middle aged second-home owners

That’s what the headlines after last Thursday’s budget should have said.

However the media were nearly all headlining a “pensioners budget”. Even the Guardian‘s headline was “Vote Blue Go Grey”. This headline and others like it are as big a lie as the “Vote Blue Go Green pledge of the Tories before the last election!

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