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Groups shut doors to protest austerity plan

Close to 3,000 community organizations working within Quebec’s health and social services sectors held a “day of action” on Monday, with many closing their doors as a means of protesting the Couillard government’s austerity plan. 198 more words

Local News

Students hit the streets of Montreal in protest over austerity measures

Student group ASSE organized a one-day strike on Wednesday along with a series of protests against Quebec austerity measures.

The demonstrations started with two to three dozen protesters at 6 a.m. 189 more words

Local News

Workers protest Belgian labor reform, austerity measures

About 100,000 workers marched across Brussels on Thursday to protest government free-market reforms and austerity measures, and the demonstration ended in violence when people set fire to cars and threw cobblestones and police responded with tear gas and water cannons. 7 more words

100,000 workers protest Belgian labor reform

BRUSSELS (AP) — About 100,000 workers marched across Brussels Thursday to protest government free-market reforms and austerity measures, and the demonstration ended in violence when people set fire to cars and threw cobblestones and police responded with tear gas and water cannons. 306 more words

International

2012 UK Case Study: The extent international macroeconomic development as compared to domestic policy has been the reason for the slowdown and recession

With the 2011 slowdown followed by two consecutive contracting quarters of -0.2% and -0.3% (BBC, 2012), the UK have entered a double dip recession. Many experts have blamed this on the tight fiscal and loose monetary policies implemented in the UK. 2,635 more words

Analysis

Viktor Orbán on the world stage and at home

Every second Friday Viktor Orbán spends about twenty minutes with a servile reporter from Magyar Rádió who asks the great leader about his achievements and plans. 1,149 more words

Viktor Orbán

employment up but wages down means less Tory votes

Letter to Daily Express 1/10/2014 (not published!)
Your finance editor, Peter Cunliffe, writes of his concern that voter’s are expresssing the view that their finances have worsened. 188 more words

Politics