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

|By:, SA News Editor

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.