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    #spanishrevolution

    Anyone is watching what is happening en Spain and the rest of Europe?


    Edit: Some info from a post further down. --Sunshine

    Quote Originally Posted by hadry View Post
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZ55P...eature=related

    On some english newspapers:
    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/20/wo...q=spain&st=cse
    "With elections set for Sunday in Spain in more than 8,000 municipalities and 13 of its 17 regions, thousands of people, most of them young, have taken to the streets in Madrid, Barcelona and other large cities this week, calling for an end to suspected longstanding corruption among established parties. Fueling the demonstrators’ anger is the perceived failure by politicians to alleviate the hardships imposed on a struggling population by a jobless rate of 21 percent.

    At sit-ins, street protests and on social media networks, the protesters’ message is that of an alternative campaign that could eclipse that of the established parties and result in a decline in voter turnout on Sunday, from 63 percent four years ago.

    Some of the youth groups have made the fight against corruption their battle cry, like NoLesVotes, or “Don’t vote for them,” whose manifesto starts with the warning that “corruption in Spain has reached alarming levels.” The group recently published a Web site map pinpointing localities where more than 100 politicians seeking election were also under judicial investigation.[...]"

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/busine...h7G_story.html
    Last edited by Sunshine; 2011-05-20 at 04:42 PM.

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    Honestly, I thought you were going to discuss the one before ww2 (I think?)
    You know, the one that finally turned Picasso, (who was previously described as the least political person ever by his best friend), political, after losing his mistress and son. I think that's when he painted gerniga (spelling?)

    Anyhow, thanks for the heads up, checking now.

    Nothing up on msn news ect..links??
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    got a link? could not find anything on BBC news, CNN or MSN news websites.

    ---------- Post added 2011-05-20 at 05:12 PM ----------

    Are you on about the protests? I thought it was something serious the way you announced it.

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    I cant post links or images

    How many messages i need?

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    10 i think, just type it out, leaving obvious spaces.

    Or PM it to me so i can post it.

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    Or you could, you know, tell us what's happening? 'Cuz as far as I know, nothing's happening...
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    Quote Originally Posted by GaldorAnarion View Post
    I cant post links or images

    How many messages i need?
    10, but post a link as best you can (use spaces) and I'll fix it for you.

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    Eightace i send you a pm

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    http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/eu...sts/index.html

    Here is the link. When you said revolution and the rest of Europe i thought it was serious. It is just a few thousand people having a demonstration. Most of the world is having similar financial problems.

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZ55P...eature=related

    On some english newspapers:
    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/20/wo...q=spain&st=cse
    "With elections set for Sunday in Spain in more than 8,000 municipalities and 13 of its 17 regions, thousands of people, most of them young, have taken to the streets in Madrid, Barcelona and other large cities this week, calling for an end to suspected longstanding corruption among established parties. Fueling the demonstrators’ anger is the perceived failure by politicians to alleviate the hardships imposed on a struggling population by a jobless rate of 21 percent.

    At sit-ins, street protests and on social media networks, the protesters’ message is that of an alternative campaign that could eclipse that of the established parties and result in a decline in voter turnout on Sunday, from 63 percent four years ago.

    Some of the youth groups have made the fight against corruption their battle cry, like NoLesVotes, or “Don’t vote for them,” whose manifesto starts with the warning that “corruption in Spain has reached alarming levels.” The group recently published a Web site map pinpointing localities where more than 100 politicians seeking election were also under judicial investigation.[...]"

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/busine...h7G_story.html

    Their r mainly in facebook and twitter, I will go to see the ppl camped in our main square later. The camps r everywhere, in every city! Its awesome, and really really hard to say with words. Anyway, im off to see them !!

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    Revolution? I would call that a mass-demonstration, but not a "revolution"...

    And what do you mean by "rest of europe"? ive been in germany, netherlands and austra in the last three month.. everything seems fine here.

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    Well, i can now.


    Demonstrations in Spain protest political parties and economic crisis - The Washington Post

    Spain's poll commission seeks ban on protests - Europe - Al Jazeera English

    Spaniards defy ban to demonstrate in Madrid - FoxNews.com

    Vor Regionalwahlen: Protestverbot in Spanien - Ausland - Politik - FAZ.NET

    Tahrir Square*in Madrid: Spain's Lost Generation Finds Its Voice - SPIEGEL ONLINE - News - International

    Spain bans protests ahead of elections | World news | The Guardian

    Prensaescrita.com

    Espagne : le gouvernement veut interdire les manifestations avant les lections - LeMonde.fr

    Le Figaro - Flash Eco : Espagne:''couter les jeunes'' (Zapatero)

    http://globalvoicesonline.org/2011/0...s-of-protests/

    http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/eu...sts/index.html

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110520/...pain_elections

    http://www.euronews.net/2011/05/20/s...nd-of-protest/

    http://www.france24.com/en/20110520-...-unemployment#

    http://www.euronews.net/2011/05/20/s...nd-of-protest/

    http://news.scotsman.com/world/Prote...39s.6771214.jp

    http://www.theepochtimes.com/n2/worl...res-56529.html

    http://es.globedia.com/ext/970000003...nment-in-spain

    http://www.americanbankingnews.com/2...test-in-spain/

    http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/1490...+Technology%29

    http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/0...74I4JB20110519

    http://www.rte.ie/news/2011/0520/spain-business.html

    http://telegraphjournal.canadaeast.c...rticle/1407941

    http://www.abovetopsecret.com/forum/thread706264/pg1










    http://www.thetechnoant.info/campmap/

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    Quote Originally Posted by StayTuned View Post
    Revolution? I would call that a mass-demonstration, but not a "revolution"...

    And what do you mean by "rest of europe"? ive been in germany, netherlands and austra in the last three month.. everything seems fine here.
    Nothing in the UK either.

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    Quoted hadry's post into the OP for newcomers.

    Edit: Oh, other things while I was posting that! Go ahead and add those to the OP if you want.

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    Loreal really picked the right spot for their commercial poster.

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    You cant see the Loreal poster anymore, its covered with banners of the demonstrators .

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    Well, interesting stuff if it keeps growing...
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    Demonstrators all over the world

    http://www.thetechnoant.info/campmap/

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    Quote Originally Posted by hadry View Post
    Demonstrators all over the world

    http://www.thetechnoant.info/campmap/
    World revolution? You are kidding me. Nice and quiet where i am.

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    Anyone else noticing the information umbrella?

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