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Greek, Portuguese Workers Stage New Protests Against Austerity

Workers in Greece and Portugal staged new protests Wednesday against austerity measures that are cutting their wages. A Greek general strike - one of more than 30 in the last three years - disrupted flights, trains and ferry services nationwide and shut government offices and state-run schools. Thousands of workers demonstrated in the streets of central Athens against new efforts by lenders for debt-ridden Greece to impose more spending cuts on the national government. Representatives from ...

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