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Giant Olympic Rings, measuring 11m high and 25m wide, are launched on a barge onto the River Thames, in London, on February 28, 2012, as organisers celebrate 150 days to go until the start of the 2012 London Olympics
Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012

Open quoteThe unions, and the general community, have got every right to be out protesting. If the Olympics provide us with an opportunity, then that's exactly one that we should be looking at.Close quote

  • general secretary of Britain's largest union, Unite, on the possibility of using a strike to disrupt the London Olympics as part of a campaign against government spending cuts
Photo: MIGUEL MEDINA / AFP / Getty Images | Source: The Guardian