Reform, reform! Yes, now it’s France, back in recession for the third time in four years, which is being lectured on the need to submit to the rigours of neo-liberal change. Read in the Morning Star newspaper […]
More than 60,000 health workers and citizens turned out in the streets of Madrid in the fifth mass protest against the privatisation of the capital’s health services since the start of the year. Unions CCOO and UGT and the radical United Left party formed part of the ‘white tide’ rising against the plans of the … Continue reading » […]
“Enough. We can not wait any longer.” This was slogan behind which tens of thousands of workers, students, pensioners and radical left activists were marching in Rome Saturday in the first major protest against Italy’s new centre-left-right government. Led by metalworkers’ union Fiom, thousands of people marched to the beat of drums and whistles in … Continu […]
This is a weekly round-up of news, comment and analysis from Revolting Europe blog, plus our selection of the stories, photos and videos on the web. Click here A Week in Europe – Archive 2013 Friday May 10 Friday May 3 Friday April 26 Friday April 19 Friday April 12 Friday April 5 … Continue reading » […]
One of the great weaknesses of Spain’s indignados movement, which this week celebrated its second birthday, has been its failure to pursue a strategy that turns power in the streets into the real power needed to change the world. In the November 2011 general elections, six months after Spaniards occupied town squares across the country, … Continue reading » […]
Despite an infusion of tens of billions of euros funded by citizens now left with huge debts and a downsized welfare state, Spain’s nationalised banks are providing fewer loans to the credit-starved economy than private lenders. It’s all a very bad joke, says Vicente Clavero If something clearly reflects the huge bad joke being played … Continue reading » […]
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