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Spain reveals pain over cuts and unemployment | World news | guardian.co.uk

MADRID, SPAIN - MAY 18: A man reads messages p...

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The arrival of the table, a battered piece of Formica bashed on top of four rough, oversized legs, raised a cry of joy. Never mind that anyone on a normal chair would barely be able to see over the top – here was another small triumph of the new Spanish revolution, the gathering of angry Spaniards of all colours, ages and persuasions that is sweeping across the country and beyond its borders. The table that arrived in Madrid‘s Puerta del Sol square was part of the swirl of creative chaos, naive enthusiasm and pent-up frustration that has transformed it into a makeshift camp for thousand of protesters who call themselves los indignados, the indignant ones.

via Spain reveals pain over cuts and unemployment | World news | guardian.co.uk.

Strange Random Protest Quote:
When an individual is protesting society’s refusal to acknowledge his dignity as a human being, his very act of protest confers dignity on him. – Bayard Rustin

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  1. June 21, 2011 at 1:24 am

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