Tag Archives: Puerta del Sol

Occupation as Inspiring Practice for Youth Political Participation

*Speech delivered to Link Me In Youth Policy and Practice, Budapest, December 12, 2013. Seminar hosted by the Hungarian “Youth In Action” National Agency and jointly organised by the SALTO-YOUTH Training and Cooperation and SALTO–YOUTH Participation Resource Centres, and the … Continue reading

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On the “decline” of Madrid, the state re-appropriation of public space, and strange hope

Cristina Flesher Fominaya During the Global Justice Movement the constant refrain in Madrid’s movement network was how to break out of the activist ghetto, how to reach out to the people on the streets. With 15-M it seems those dreams … Continue reading

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Hunger Strikers Against Austerity and Corruption

Jorge Arzuaga (top photo) is a young man from Bilbao, Spain who has participated in 15-M protests, especially in university related assemblies and protests. In October 2013 he travelled to Madrid and set himself up in the Puerta del Sol with … Continue reading

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