Today thousands of public sector workers went on strike in the UK, the BBC reports.Unions claimed that 210,000 members were striking, with more than 40% of state schools in England and Wales affected.
Protestors marched in support through central London and elsewhere in the UK.
Police made 18 arrests during the protests in the capital, but according to The Wall Street Journal, no violence was reported, showing that “London is no Athens.”
Instead the protests were a mild-mannered affair, with ironic signs taking the place of petrol bombs.
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