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Europe In the Grip of Anti-Austerity Protests

by Pater Tenebrarum, Acting-Man.com:

Strikes and Demonstrations Across the Periphery

As if we needed more proof that the course implemented by the eurocracy becomes increasingly untenable politically, millions have decided to strike in several European countries on Wednesday. The demonstrations have, as they are wont to do these days, turned violent in a number places. The protests were most intense in Spain, where unemployment is at over 25% and desperation over the collapse of the bubble economy is growing by the day.

The ‘Big Picture’ has brought a number of photographs of the worst clashes between protesters and police.

Der Spiegel writes:

„Millions of Europeans joined together in general strikes and demonstrations on Wednesday to protest the strict austerity measures undertaken by their countries. In Portugal and Spain, hard hit by the debt crisis, locals conducted a 24-hour general strike that largely paralyzed public infrastructure, suspending train service and grounding hundreds of flights, in addition to shutting down factories.

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