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‘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

A non-symbolic action

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A non-symbolic action

Following the Arab spring, the European movement of the squares started in Spain on the 15th of May. A few days before the local elections the Spaniards gathered spontaneously at Puerta del Sol to declare their frustration for the current political system. The movement spread quickly to all the main squares of Spain with its [...]

May 17, 2012 Author: Lena Theodoropoulou