Austerity games to be held in Cardiff
People's Olympics exposes "Olympian cuts"
Youth fight For Jobs Wales(YF4J) have organised an alternative games to the Olympic games being held in Cardiff. On August 4th they will be holding the Austerity Games to highlight the difficulties facing young people in Wales caused by the government and the fat cats who have changed the games into corporatefest.
Over a million young people in the UK are out of work, rising fees for university, cuts to EMA and benefit payments and slavelabour workfare schemes—these are some of the obstacles young people have to hurdle as the government makes us pay for the bankers’ mess.
While big business makes millions in profits out of the Olympics, councils are making sports teams pay to use outdoor playing pitches. So, in protest, Youth Fight for Jobs has organised an Austerity Olympics, with events include “Economic Limbo”, “Race Back to the Workhouse”, “Political Football” and the “Get the Sack Race”.
Youth Fight For Jobs will start the event in Cardiff outside TK Maxx one of the biggest beneficiaries of slave labour workfare and then march throught the city centre to the games.
Assemble at 12 midday outside TK Maxx on the Hayes on Augsut 4.
To enter and take part send your anme and phone number to YOUTHFIGHTFORJOBSCYMRU@GMAIL.COM or text Jaime on 07506 218523.
See letter to trade unions here
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