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Spain's Copycat Demonstrators are Progressives

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Marching from the four corners of Spain for a week to centrally located Madrd, thousands of Spaniards are copying the rock throwing techniques of the Neo-Nazi Maidan protesters, however they are progressives.  What's more, unlike the Occupy Movement, they have specific demands:[tag]

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The abrogation of all the counter-reforms that have been forced down our throats (labor laws, laws affecting pensions, education the right to safe legal abortion, the 15/97 act which commoditizes health care, the law of civil repression etc).

A realistic plan against unemployment and a law establishing a basic income.

Stoppage of all evictions, the guarantee of the fundamental right to housing and to the basic utilities of water and energy.

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Universal, free and high-quality public services.

Realistic and effective policies to ensure equal opportunities, regardless of a person's origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, diversities or age.

A guarantee of the reimbursement of the loans made to banks and their nationalization along with the nationalization of all strategic companies and sectors.

A fiscal policy whereby those that have more, pay more and public social expenditure is guaranteed above everything else.

A guarantee of the right to decide, in all spheres, as persons, workers, peoples. Because we demand real democracy.

In order to advance in the construction of unity and people's power " we must advance in the Marches for Dignity so we can arrive in Madrid on March 22 from all cardinal points of the Spanish State!

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We want to live and work with dignity in our land with our people!

To defend all that is and should be ours, struggle is the only way!

Bread, a roof, rights and dignity for all workers./

 

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