There is something I grew up with being Spanish. When Spaniards feel they have been lied to or screwed then all bets are off and all fights are on!
What is happening in Madrid doesn't surprise me in the least.
In germany, where i live, there is a huge media blackout! Not even the most famous german news show "Tagesschau" did mention the event with one
Oh yeah there is a small blog on their websit telling there where only 3,000 peops... ?!
And also in europe you can count the article with one hand...
I can't believe there aren't more here at ATS talking about this! I searched and this is the only thread, with only a couple people here? With
everything going on across the globe of late, I must admit I'm not up with the particulars of Spain's current situation. But this seems like a
potentially big deal, no? I only heard about this from a Spanish friend here in the US who posted same vid to FB.
Is this a similar situation to what Greece has been going through? Or has Spain found it's own unique way to get shafted by their Gov't?
Spain isn't doing too well, just like Greece, so this isn't' surprising. Protests aren't going away, they've caught on. And does this protest have an
Occupy ring to it? If so, looks like the Occupy movement isn't a waste of time as some may think.
In Madrid huh? I used to live a couple hours away from there. Spain is beautiful.
'Democracy kidnapped!' Clashes in Madrid as thousands surround Spanish Congress
Riot police have ringed the Spanish parliament in Madrid after clashing with demonstrators as thousands of protesters gather for a march against
austerity tagged "Surround Congress". Nine people have been injured and 15 arrested, local media report.
edit on 25-9-2012 by Swills because: (no reason
Police used batons to push back some protesters at the front of the march attended by an estimated 6000 people as tempers flared, and some
demonstrators broke down barricades and threw rocks and bottles toward authorities.
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