The plebs and PIIGS of London (Londoners from Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece and Spain) greet the toffs, politicians, bankers and business ‘leaders’ at the Lord Mayor’s Banquet.
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.
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.