As the Occupy Wall Street movement in the US grows from strength to strength, there are some interesting developments shooting off from it helping to spread the message of revolt.
Preparations are well underway for the ‘People First, Not Finance’ mobilisations against the g20 meeting in Cannes from the 1-5th November. Here is the latest timetable of actions and events.
#OCCUPYWALLSTREET a people powered movement for democracy in New York City. Inspired by the Egyptian Tahrir Square uprising and the Spanish acampadas, we vow to end the monied corruption of our democracy …
Guess what Spain, Greece and Italy’s fiscal crises all have in common? They were all preceded by government splurges on PFI, or, as it’s known on the continent, PPP.
The Greeks have said “Enough is enough”. What do you say? This is a battle between our right to self-determine, to demand a new political process, to be sovereign, and private corporate interests.
With the fantastic protests gripping Spain and finding an echo in Greece and Portugal at the moment, there’s every reason for optimism for a big G20 mobilisation.
Gemma Galdon, updates us from Spain a week after thousands of people across Spain turned a series of demonstrations into massive sleep-ins that are still holding strong.
About 8000 people marched though Le Havre in opposition to the G8 summit, which is due to start in neighbouring Deauville later this week.
As the ‘Democracia Real Ya’ protestors defy the ban on protests in Spain, forms of mass democracy are being used in the squares as people camp. These videos give a flavour of the scale and militant, joyful mood there seems to be.
Here Caceralozo protests that echo Argentina in 2001.
Thousands of people are filling up squares throughout Spain. The #15m movement, which took to the streets last Sunday in almost 60 cities became spontaneous sleep-ins. Writes Gemma Galdon Clavell.
In what we hope will be the last ever G8 summit, the main aggressors and imperialist adventurers in the world will be gathering in France to try to wring every ounce of justification, glory and self congratulation in the immediate aftermath of the killing of Osama Bin Laden.