EU File: Strikes hit Portuguese ports, refineries; thousands protest anti-austerity measures in Spain, Portugal; 1.5 million marchers in Barcelona demand bailout from Madrid, threaten secession of Catalonia; communist mayor in Andalusia loots supermarkets, distributes “proceeds” to food banks

Over the past week, public unrest over government austerity measures has gripped the Iberian Peninsula. The story about Spain’s communist “Robin Hood” mayor is from late August, but shows the far left’s contempt for law and order.

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One response to “EU File: Strikes hit Portuguese ports, refineries; thousands protest anti-austerity measures in Spain, Portugal; 1.5 million marchers in Barcelona demand bailout from Madrid, threaten secession of Catalonia; communist mayor in Andalusia loots supermarkets, distributes “proceeds” to food banks

  1. luis afonso September 18, 2012 at 3:41 pm

    Portugal only started to riot since two weeks , when the PM issued more new taxes on the workers while withdrawing some other taxes on companies, to “boost employment” . It was too much.

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