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  • Belgium on Strike: December 15, 2014

    On December 15, 2014, a 24-hour general strike brought Belgium to a standstill as trade unions shutdown airports, trains, ports, highways, shops, factories, schools and government offices. The strike was the first general strike in Belgium since 1993 and was part of wave of actions against the latest austerity polices of the centre-right government, headed by Prime Minister Charles Michel, who took office in October.

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  • Pieces of Madrid

    Pieces of Madrid

    En Español: vimeo.com/93192320 This short documentary explores ongoing resistance and self-organization in the midst of the economic and social crisis in Madrid, Spain. As social conditions continue to deteriorate across the country, people have been turning to the streets and to each other to find for solutions to the crisis. This film tells a story of the massive mobilization that saw millions of people converge on Madrid on March 22nd 2014, the story of the proliferation of social centers, community […]

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