The International Business Times, an online publication serving the business community and the fourth-most read business newspaper site on the web, isn’t where you’d expect to find articles in support of Tube workers’ industrial action against cuts. But, thanks to Mike Gold, our message is going out to IBT readers!In his article “London Tube Strike Will Cause Mayhem – but it’s a Price Worth Paying to Stop Boris”, Mike writes: “The Mayor of London, who campaigned for election on the promise of keeping ticket offices open, now plans to close them as part of the 12.5% cut in the budget of London Underground (LU) announced on 21 November. This will, at a stroke, reduce safety, reduce service, cause inconvenience to the travelling public and increase the cost of travelling cattle class.”
Read the article here.
Mike is an activist with Occupy London, who’ve been integral to HOLT from the beginning. Follow them on Twitter: @OccupyLondon.