Friday, 17 February 2012

Video round up

Egyptian Revolutionary Socialist Gigi Ibrahim addressed a meeting in London on 1 February. She will be speaking alongside may other fantastic speakers at Marxism 2012. For a full list of speakers and to book your ticket see the website.

Belgian firefighters hose down police in protest against the Beligan governments attacks on retirement.


Rank and File electricians have been protesting for 6 months against 7 construction companies lead by Balfour Beaty. These companies want to impose a 35% paycut, attack their working conditions and challenge their legal right to strike. On Wednesday 15th February, the bosses of these companies met for the Electrical Contractors Association Annual Dinner at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London...

UPDATE - Friday 17th February - Balfour Beaty has dropped its plans to impose the BENSA agreement. This demonstrates what power workers taking action have! Now the fight must continue to force the other 6 companies to also drop it. A full report can be found here.

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