Austerity

Jon Queally, staff writer
Local elections across Spain on Sunday saw the further rise of left-wing parties and candidates as an ongoing populist push from below resulted in the worst performance of the ruling People's Party in a generation. Fueled by the street-level support that began with the indignados movement in the wake of the 2008 financial crash and other recent...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Protest comes just days after Conservative electoral victor. (Photo: Gary Horne Photography)
A spirited protest against austerity reportedly led by teenagers swept Bristol...
Democracy Now!
With the debt clock ticking, Greece is fast running out of money. The country...

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Calling on "all citizens, with or without party, with or without a job, with or without hope," a coalition of groups across Europe plan a June 1 demonstration, People United Against The Troika!, to protest austerity measures imposed by the troika of all-powerful financial institutions that have led to unemployment, foreclosures, social inequity and cuts in health care and education, all in the name of a debt crisis that "once again privatizes profits and socializes losses, while demanding...