Walkabout

Posted: 30 November 2010 in Uncategorized
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Students in Britain have, once again, walked out to protest tuition fees.

The third and most peaceful mass protests against the government’s higher education plans took place today as thousands of students took to the streets despite the freezing weather.

Large demonstrations took place in Brighton, Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester, Newcastle, Oxford and London, and there were only minor outbreaks of disorder with about two dozen arrests across the country.

Las Vegas has walked over the edge and is now declared to have one of the worst economies in the world.

The Brookings Institution and London School of Economics study ranked Las Vegas fifth from the bottom in a ranking of 150 metropolitan areas, citing a limited economy that relies heavily on tourism and construction.

European capitalists have walked away from their responsibility to create enough jobs. As a result, unemployment is rising to levels not seen in over a decade.

Unemployment in the euro zone rose in October to its highest level in more than 12 years, an official report showed Tuesday, underlining the pressure on governments as they try to reduce spending and bring deficits under control.The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 10.1 percent in October, up from 10 percent in September, Eurostat, the statistics agency of the European Union, reported. For the full Union, unemployment was unchanged in October at 9.6 percent, it said, equivalent to about 23.1 million men and women.

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