"The labor reform has taken away workers' rights my parents managed to win."
-- Miguel Pastor, train driver, on the general strike against austerity measures in Spain on Thursday; unions reported a high turnout, while government officials downplayed the disruption, saying most workers reported to work
Now would we, in this country, be willing to participate in a general strike? There's one scheduled for May 1, you know. Frankly, I doubt very much that it will be widely observed.