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Spain strikes back on N14

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Spain strikes back on N14

Hundreds of thousands of people participated in the demos of the second general strike during this year – the eighth to date during Spain's post-Franco democratic history. The unions declared that the participation reached over 76 percent. The highest percentages were in Catalunya, Asturias, famous for the recent miners’ struggle, and Galicia (80 percent), followed [...]

November 14, 2012 Author: Sofia Tipaldou

Spain: Workers unite in mass mobilisations against austerity

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Spain: Workers unite in mass mobilisations against austerity

‘It’s not a crisis, it’s a fraud!’, was the chant of the people in Spain’s biggest mobilisation since the labour reforms were introduced. The 19 July general strike was the turning point of the people’s struggle against their government’s austerity policies. Participation was even bigger than in the 29 March general strike. This time, the [...]

July 24, 2012 Author: Sofia Tipaldou

‘They want to destroy the country, we have to prevent it’: Spain takes to the streets

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‘They want to destroy the country, we have to prevent it’: Spain takes to the streets

The battle in Spain against the government’s austerity measures continues with a new series of massive protests. With the miners’ mobilisation still fresh in people’s minds they have taken over the streets again today saying no to government policies. More than 80 demonstrations have taken place across the country under the banner ‘They want to [...]

July 19, 2012 Author: Sofia Tipaldou