Last week, thousands of GM workers protested in the suburb of Ruesselsheim outside of Frankfurt. Demonstrations were also held at GM factories in Austria, Belgium, France, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden and Britain. Elsewhere in Europe people have taken to the streets protesting government cutbacks and bailouts for banks. So is the European economic crisis any different than our own? The response certainly is. Today on GRITtv Newsweek’s Rana Foroohar, former Labour MP and Cabinet Minister Tony Benn and others discuss the protests in Europe.

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