Pablo Ouziel

Pablo Ouziel is an activist and a freelance writer based in Spain. His articles and essays are available at pabloouziel.com

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011 - 8:36am
Spain’s ‘Indignant Ones’
While “Europe's slow-motion financial collapse” – as Mother Jones magazine described it in a June 6 th article – continues to unravel, Spain, like other European states continues to implement anti-social-neo-liberal policies with strong opposition from the citizenry.
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Friday, May 27, 2011 - 11:23am
Cleaning up City Squares in Democratic Spain
On Friday the 27th of May, five days after an overwhelming victory by center-right political parties in the local and regional elections across Spain, the country woke up to the bitter reality of how nonviolent movements calling for economic democracy, political justice and peace are going to be dealt with by the country’s police forces in this new era of right-wing political dominance.
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Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 5:12am
Will Indignation Salvage Spain?
Indignation is the catch phrase in Spain these days, most feel it and most express it, but the collective shouting seems to fall into a vacuum that can soon lead to despair. Much has been said about the popular-uprising taking place in Spain as a lead up to the regional and local elections. With citizens camped in city squares across the country, many feel this is the beginning of a much anticipated ‘European summer’ of discontent in which the people of Europe following the example set by Arab streets, take their turn in demanding democracy, justice and peace.
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Wednesday, May 18, 2011 - 8:30am
Spain's Tahrir Square
Spain’s people’s movement has finally awoken, la Puerta del Sol in Madrid is now the country’s Tahrir Square, and the ‘Arab Spring’ has been joined by what is now bracing to become a long ‘European Summer’. As people across the Arab world continue their popular struggle for justice, peace and democracy, Spain’s disillusioned citizens have finally caught on with full force.
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