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Millions of workers in Europe are on strike to protest austerity as part of a "European Day of...

Millions of workers in Europe are on strike to protest austerity as part of a "European Day of Action and Solidarity." Spanish and Portuguese unions are carrying out their first coordinated general strike, while organizations in Greece, Italy, France and Belgium also planned stoppages or demonstrations. The question is whether the protests will have any significant effect on economic policy - so far, they haven't.
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  • mickmars
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    This could never happen in the U.S. ......could it?
    14 Nov 2012, 06:56 AM Reply Like
  • blueline
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    Organizing a strike is easy when 25% of your members are out of work.
    Healthy exercise and fresh air. What else have they got to do, look for a job?
    14 Nov 2012, 07:43 AM Reply Like
  • youngman442002
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    effect..sure it will ...drop GDP.....also if I was a window reapair guy...I would be busting a bunch of them...
    14 Nov 2012, 08:30 AM Reply Like
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