Austerity

Nika Knight, staff writer
Decrying widespread funding cuts, ballooning class sizes, lengthening workdays, and the Conservative government's emphasis on austerity in public education, thousands of teachers across England walked out of classes on Tuesday for a 24-hour nationwide strike. Tweets about #investdontcut OR #nutstrike "I'm striking because the education system is...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The UK government's austerity policies violate international human rights , and...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Puerto Rico's finances are poised to be controlled by what critics dub "a...

Further

Calling on "all citizens, with or without party, with or without a job, with or without hope," a coalition of groups across Europe plan a June 1 demonstration, People United Against The Troika!, to protest austerity measures imposed by the troika of all-powerful financial institutions that have led to unemployment, foreclosures, social inequity and cuts in health care and education, all in the name of a debt crisis that "once again privatizes profits and socializes losses, while demanding...