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Eroding Social Justice in Spain

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Eroding Social Justice in Spain


Spain collapsing in plain sight.

by Stephen Lendman

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Along with Greece, Spain represents the epicenter of decaying Western societies. Multiple rounds of social spending cuts reflect Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's war on his own people. 

Complicit parliamentarians go along. At issue is class warfare, transferring household wealth to bankers, other corporate predators, and privileged elites, eroding Spain's middle class, and destroying a whole youth generation and perhaps others to come. More on this below.

Spaniards protest angrily against what no one should tolerate. They're back after the latest announced austerity package. 

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On July 19, London's Guardian headlined "Spanish take to streets in protest as MPs pass ($65 billion) austerity package," saying:

They raged in 80 cities nationwide. They're mad as hell and won't take it anymore. The Guardian downplayed turnout. Possibly millions participated. Around 800,000 rallied in Madrid. Other major cities saw huge crowds.

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