Bankia occupied after Debt Suicides

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Standoff at Bankia

In #globalrevolution, Sol on 26 October 2012 at 19:24

Dear people,….  After Bankia’s refusal to negotiate, the campers took action. At one o’ clock in the afternoon they occupied the Bankia franchise in Alcalà 1, at the corner of Puerta del Sol.

Police went in after them and sealed off the entrance against sympathisers and press who assembled outside.

The occupiers demanded an end to the evictions, and the right to for those at risk of eviction to stay in their houses, paying a social rent. Continue reading “Bankia occupied after Debt Suicides”

Five Robin Hood unionists arrested after shop looting

Miltary police have arrested five new SAT union members in Andalusia, at the call of far-right politicians, for their participation in the actions of supermarkets Continue reading “Five Robin Hood unionists arrested after shop looting”

La policia piden DNI a quienes quieren cerrar su cuenta en Bankia /Police harrass queues to quit bank

Según afirma Plataforma Usuaris Treballadors hasta ocho furgones de la Polícia Nacional se han apostado en la sede central de Bankia ante la masiva respuesta de la iniativa #Cerramosbankia. Cientos de personas han respondido al llamamiento. Eso no ha gustado al estado que ha mandado a sus esbirros.
The National Police in Madrid DNI asks for identity papers from those who want to close their account at Bankia, which is being ‘rescued with up to 20.000m euros of public money
The platform ‘Usuaris Treballadors’ asserts that eight police vans were stationed at National Headquarters Bankia to the massive response iniative # Cerramosbankia. Hundreds of people have responded to the call. That has not pleased the state which has sent its minions.

Esta Plataforma además afirma que los policías allí apostados están pidiendo el DNI a todos aquellos ciudadanos que

this bank deceives with criminal tricks
and people from their homes evicts

quieren cerrar su cuenta en Bankia. Preguntándose acto seguido en su cuenta de facebook ¿A quién defiente el estado democrático?.

This Platform further states that police officers stationed there are asking for the ID card to all citizens who want to close their account at Bankia. So who Defends the democratic state?.

Continue reading “La policia piden DNI a quienes quieren cerrar su cuenta en Bankia /Police harrass queues to quit bank”

Occupy Barcelona: no Parties, no Leaders..

12M: Barcelona once again becomes a revolutionary hub

by Leonidas Oikonomakis on May 13, 2012http://roarmag.org/

With the re-occupation of Plaça Catalunya, the movement in Barcelona once again finds itself on the front-line of a Global Spring of resistance.Photos by Rieko and Teresa, via AcampadaBCN FotoMovimientoMay 12, 2012 — “15-M”– Plaza CataluPost image for 12M: Barcelona once again becomes a revolutionary hubnya, BarcelonaTens of thousands of Catalans took to the streets, responding to the call for a second global day of action after October 15.

“We demand, firmly but without violence: social justice, wealth distribution and an ethic of commons. We condemn poverty, inequality, environmental devastation and corruption as tools of subjugation by the powerful on society”, according to the 12-M website. And in a country with 24 percent unemployment (6 million people) and 50 percent youth unemployment, these demands seem more urgent than ever before. Continue reading “Occupy Barcelona: no Parties, no Leaders..”