UK’s summer of discontent

The World

With inflation at an alarming high and energy prices soaring, waves of workers in the UK are considering strikes — including nurses, lawyers and teachers, along with scores of transportation workers. As The World's Orla Barry reports, the current discontent could lead to future chaos.

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