Thursday, June 30, 2011


There is rolling coverage of today's strikes here. For the political background to the trade unions' response to austerity, see Martin Smith's latest in the ISJ. The Guardian, meanwhile, is reporting that the British Medical Association - yes, that bastion of militancy - has voted for a strike ballot by some 87% at their annual conference.

Listen to Mark Serwotka mauling Francis Maude on the BBC this morning.