Video: Teachers speak out at London, UK rally

Teachers Jack and Sylvan spoke to the WSWS during the “Protect the Right to Strike” rally in London on February 1, 2023. The rallies in London and other cities were held alongside national strikes by 500,000 workers in Britain, including 300,000 teachers.

The teachers spoke about the issues involved in their strike; the necessity of education workers being united alongside other workers in struggle; the opposition of Labour Party leader Sir Keir Starmer to industrial action; and the massive funding for the war in Ukraine against Russia.