For all of you who think you live in freedom and that communism is a against freedom:
Discurso antisistema Julio Anguita 99
NOTE: I'm sorry it's in Spanish, but you have the transcript below the video so you might try to get an auto-translation. Just remember this was a
Most of the things he says have been recycled and turned into conspiracy theories.
Here some excerpts from it:
Today on the Spain of 1999, on the Europe of 1999, on the world of 1999 is a moment of choosing between resignation and facing the facts. The
resignation is the daughter of the totalizer talk like if she would be a new religion. There is no other truth than competitiveness, there are no
other saints, no other powers than markets.
Never mind that water pollution, which pollute the rivers, seas or the air. Competitiveness, growth, and markets. That's all that matters. His power
can not be answered, and also the existence of society itself shows that this is what produces well-being. And no matter what the street people see
that welfare has not reached the child has to go to the employment agency that charges you 40% of the payroll by putting on a company.
The image, how well we live, bedroom stories, journals of heart, the frivolities, which make them forget what happens daily, or if it is, amounts to
another category, as if it were real.
He who has to eat every day can not afford to lose, by an act of rebellion, the workplace. Rebellion has always come from those who ate every day,
hence the great fault of many Spanish intellectuals that despite of eating well every day, not enough to have known that this is degradation! " Hence
the great fault of many Spanish intellectuals who have failed to say enough to this situation of degradation! "
The resignation ... A resignation that comes from the daily evidence of unemployment that is true, they say that unemployment is reduced because the
statistics say that when a person works two hours a week, no longer is unemployed. A statistical decrease of part-time work, for overtime imposed but
not paid, the anxiety of whether I can work tomorrow. That's resignation. Resignation falling on a people who also realize, or does not realize he
does not like or will not see it, or not let him see it, we're going backwards, we're getting to levels characteristic of the nineteenth century
that this social security for all, that the issue of unemployment is steadily falling, contrary to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights or the
Former Romanian "Dictator"
"How can we speak of equality, freedom and democracy among the rich countries and those with less than $100 per capita. To make freedom happen it
also means to make the material conditions happen."
Then he goes on and talks about some conspiracy theories as well...
Well, both of these guys belonged to communist parties so just don't think that here on ATS it's not a right place to talk about this ideas...