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Standoff at Bankia
In #globalrevolution, Sol on 26 October 2012 at 19:24
Dear people,…. After Bankia’s refusal to negotiate, the campers took action. At one o’ clock in the afternoon they occupied the Bankia franchise in Alcalà 1, at the corner of Puerta del Sol.
Police went in after them and sealed off the entrance against sympathisers and press who assembled outside.
The occupiers demanded an end to the evictions, and the right to for those at risk of eviction to stay in their houses, paying a social rent. Continue reading “Bankia occupied after Debt Suicides”
Miltary police have arrested five new SAT union members in Andalusia, at the call of far-right politicians, for their participation in the actions of supermarkets Continue reading “Five Robin Hood unionists arrested after shop looting”
12M: Barcelona once again becomes a revolutionary hub
by Leonidas Oikonomakis on May 13, 2012http://roarmag.org/
With the re-occupation of Plaça Catalunya, the movement in Barcelona once again finds itself on the front-line of a Global Spring of resistance.
Photos by Rieko and Teresa, via AcampadaBCN FotoMovimientoMay 12, 2012 — “15-M”– Plaza Catalunya, Barcelona
Tens of thousands of Catalans took to the streets, responding to the call for a second global day of action after October 15.
“We demand, firmly but without violence: social justice, wealth distribution and an ethic of commons. We condemn poverty, inequality, environmental devastation and corruption as tools of subjugation by the powerful on society”, according to the 12-M website. And in a country with 24 percent unemployment (6 million people) and 50 percent youth unemployment, these demands seem more urgent than ever before. Continue reading “Occupy Barcelona: no Parties, no Leaders..”