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Spain on the Brink | The Nation

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Peter Rothberg

Peter Rothberg

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Spain on the Brink

This short film chronicles recent protests against austerity budgets in Madrid, Spain, where tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets to demand the resignation of the government and an end to police brutality. Many of the protests ended in clashes with the police. Since the first major march on September 25, the images of police brutality have traveled the world over, shocking and inspiring people across Europe and leading to an international day of action on September 29. This film tells the story of why so many people took to the streets and follows these events as they unfolded.

Go to globaluprisings.org to check out other mini-documentaries chronicling reactions to the economic crisis worldwide.

 

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