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‘Back to the 1970s’ as UK goes on strike

Is it right to go on strike? This week, teachers, junior doctors, tube drivers, civil servants, academics, librarians and more all plan to walk out of work.  What's happening? Strike! Across Britain, normal life will come to a stop. Trains will not arrive at their stations. Teachers will not stand in their classrooms. Find out more Thousands of workers are going on strikeWhen people refuse to work until their demands for changes have been met. . They say they are not paid enough, and that they do not have all of the things they need to work. This means that they will refuse to work until they have been given better pay offers. The strikes will stop many people from doing the things they do everyday, like travelling to work.

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