[Marxism] GLTV: Workers occupy streets after cop attack on picket

Peter Boyle peterb at greenleft.org.au
Mon Aug 27 21:32:56 MDT 2012

Thousands of building workers have left worksites across the Melbourne CBD
to support a picket line at a Grocon site after police tried to violently
break it up this morning.

Police used capsicum spray and horses on the Construction Forestry Mining
Energy Union picket line. The picketers held their ground and the police
retreated once more building workers started to arrive.

Below is video footage taken at the picket line, at the intersection of
Lonsdale and Swanston Streets, by Geelong Trades Hall Council secretary *Tim


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