“Work late and die early”: UCU strike action shuts down Kingsway

“System change, not climate change”


Today the UCU action strike protest shut down Kingsway as protestors marched through London.

Kingsway was cleared and police waited on standby down the road.

Around 100 protestors marched down Kingsway shouting "action now".

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Police surrounded the protestors as they marched.Sma

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Smash capitalism. End borders. Fight patriarchy.

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"Climate action! Climate jobs now!"

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"System change not climate change"

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"It's a harsh climate."

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"UCU Environmental Collective"

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