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Spain’s grass-roots parties shake two-party system

Podemos and Cuidadanos – Spain’s new grass root parties have made gains in local and regional elections, at the expense of traditional main parties.  On May 24, Spain held local and regional elections, the country’s traditional two-party system (PP and … Continue reading

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#SPAIN: From #15M to #12M – 2nd anniversary of ongoing protest movement

Hundreds of thousands have demonstrated nationwide in Spain to mark the second anniversary of the “indignants” movement formed to protest against social injustice, economic inequality, Troika and government’s austerity politics. On May 12, Spaniards not only chant “together, it’s possible”, … Continue reading

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#25A Spain: New protest mobiblizing for social justice

 The platform “Plataforma ¡en pie!” [platform stand up] are activists from different cities in Spain, most come from other social / protest movements, lacking the right   target when defining the roots of the problem of economic crisis- thus they raise … Continue reading

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#Crisis of Housing: Book release “Squatting in Europe”

The Squatting Europe Kollective edited the freshly released book “Squatting in Europe: Radical Spaces, Urban Struggles”, which offers a radical but simple solution to the crises of housing, homelessness, and the lack of social space that mark contemporary society: occupying … Continue reading

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#16M #Spain – New protests against European market interests

The Spanish occupy and protest movement acampadasol says “We stand for a Europe that impose rights of all human beings and against the interests of the markets.” and call for new civil wave of protest, the week of protests and … Continue reading

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#23F #16F Spanish people mobilizing to take the streets

The 15-M movement, protest platforms (the so called marea verde and marea blanca) in defense of education and public health and political parties like  Equo or the Anticapitalist Left (Izquierda Anticapitalista) have partnered to convene, along with nearly fifty organizations, … Continue reading

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“We want our dignity back” – TV Program with refugees on hungerstrike in Vienna

Refugees have their say in Vienna, they break with being silenced. This becomes quite clear from the POLYLOG TV program broadcasted today on Austrians’ Okto.tv  produced the days before Christmas holidays. Khan Adalat und Mohammad Numan, two refugees on hungerstrike … Continue reading

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