Public sector strikes online

Teachers, public sector workers and union members are striking today across the country. Here's a round up of some of the pictures and videos posted up on social networks from the picket lines

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  1. This is status update is trending on Facebook.
  2. Remember when teachers, nurses, doctors & lollipop ladies crashed the stock market, wiped out banks, took billions in bonuses and paid no tax? Me neither. Support the strikes against the government. "Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the conviction that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out" - Vaclav Havel (thanks Eirlys Rhiannon via Carla Bergman)
  3. Here's an extract from Elephant - an online independent student media group live blogging the action and tweeting as @elephantstudent and #elestu

    "We've arrived at Hackney Community college, which will be marching down to Lincoln Inn Fields for 11am today. There are several socialist worker vendors in attendance, and significantly more teachers than students."

    - follow the live blog here.