Hose Streets? Our Streets!

Abby Zimet

Quite the street spectacle in Brussels as union firefighters protesting the Belgian government's move to raise their retirement age broke through police lines and proceeded to hose down the prime minister’s office, and then the riot police guarding it. Helplessness, thy name is a geared-up riot cop who can't see through his face mask.


Never Miss a Beat.

Get our best delivered to your inbox.

This is the world we live in. This is the world we cover.

Because of people like you, another world is possible. There are many battles to be won, but we will battle them together—all of us. Common Dreams is not your normal news site. We don't survive on clicks. We don't want advertising dollars. We want the world to be a better place. But we can't do it alone. It doesn't work that way. We need you. If you can help today—because every gift of every size matters—please do. Without Your Support We Simply Don't Exist.

Please select a donation method:

Share This Article

More in: