Too Much Austerity in E.U.

Flag of European UnionA good feature in the NYT reports that all of the austerity measures undertaken by the European Union are starting to backfire in the face of pro-cuts politicians. The people are now too unhappy with all of the “fiscal consolidation” and elections are soon coming up for some important leaders, like Germany’s Angela Merkel. So now it looks like these important nations will be turning to stimulation, rather than consolidation, too fight high employment and general economic stagnation.

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Anti-Putin protests waning? Tens of thousands of Russians say no – CSMonitor.com

Anti-Putin protests waning? Tens of thousands of Russians say no – CSMonitor.com.

Great to see these kinds of movements going on and the greatest part of this is the fact people are not settling for the cuts in social spending and are asking for increases there, despite Putin’s hold on Russia.  The people can’t be held down forever.

Spanish General Strike Participants Battle Police

Spanish protesters engaging in a general strike clash with police as they fight for their rights as workers.

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