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'Occupy' Spanish-Style... Big Lessons for Us?
Back from the first global conference on money in politics in Mexico City, I'm bursting with stories that might carry messages of possibility that Americans need right now. Sure worked for me. In Spain, with one-fifth of its population jobless, the Indignados movement--that paralleled our Occupy--...
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Spain’s Democratic Spring
Parties linked to Spain's "Occupy" movement now lead governments in the country's three largest cities — and they're already ruffling feathers.
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The Left's European Conundrum
With last week’s elections, commentators are heralding the “end of Europe,” but the evidence tells a different story.
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Spain's 'Partido X': From Seeds of Anti-Austerity Movement, New Party Rises
From the public encampments that spurred a global movement, can a political party answer call of the 'indignados'?
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Stéphane Hessel, 'Combatant for Justice and Freedom' and Inspiration for Indignados, Dead at 95
Hessel: 'To create is to resist. To resist is to create.'
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Losing Strength? An Alternative Vision of Spain’s Indignados Movement
A silent revolution emerges from the underground. Far from losing strength, decentralization has allowed 15-M to become ever more dynamic.
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Spanish Anger at Austerity Spills Into the Streets
Tens of thousands of Spaniards fed up with the economic misery caused by austerity measures and waving banners against bankers marched this weekend to mark the first anniversary of the grassroots "Indignados" movement that has sparked similar protests around the world. Police arrested 18 people in...
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Justice Now! Spain's Indignados to Retake the Streets
Spain's " indignados " will be hitting the streets this weekend in the tens of thousands to mark their one-year anniversary with renewed calls for economic justice. “We need to take back all the wealth and redistribute it fairly,” Aitor, a member of Real Democracy Now ( Democracia Real Ya ), which...
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Spain Proposes 'Draconian' Anti-Protest Measures
Spain announced yesterday proposed changes to the country's penal code that many see as an attempt to clamp down on protests, silence dissent and dismantle democracy. The changes, Spanish interior minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz said, were needed to toughen up punishment against street vandalism that...
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Spain's General Strike Is Also a Day of Action for the 99%
Polls say only 30% of the employed will take part on Friday, but it will also be what the Occupy movement calls an 'invisible' strike
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