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  • British Airways pilots back August strike

    Airline tries to obtain injunction to prevent strike backed by 93% of pilots The travel plans of hundreds of thousands of British Airways passengers face the threat of disruption next month after pilots at the airline voted to go on strike over pay. In the ballot, 93% of BA’s 4,000 pilots voted in favour of taking industrial action after rejecting a three-year pay deal. Strike dates have yet to be announced by the pilots’ union Balpa, which must give two weeks’ notice of any action. Continue...

    the Guardian
  • MAG: We're no longer in Brave New World. We're back in 1984...

    This is not lulling, consumerist tyranny. It's Two Minutes Hate.

    @theweek
  • Pakistani businesses on strike over new IMF-backed taxes

    Hundreds of thousands of Pakistani businesses are on strike nationwide to protest a new sales tax, which opposition political parties say is being imposed as part of the International Monetary Fund's recent $6 billion bailout package for Islamabad

    ABC News
  • Pakistani businesses on strike over new IMF-backed taxes

    Hundreds of thousands of Pakistani businesses are on strike nationwide to protest a new sales tax, which opposition political parties say is being imposed as part of the International Monetary Fund’s recent $6 billion bailout package for Islamabad

    www.washingtonpost.com