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· September, 2012

Stories about Portugal from September, 2012

17 September 2012

Portugal: Massive Protest Against Troika Sparks Momentum

The biggest demonstration of recent decades in Portugal took place on September 15, under the anti-austerity motto 'Screw the troika! We want our lives'. Nearly one million people took to...

15 September 2012

Portugal Protesting: “We Want Our Lives”

Before September 15's anti-austerity protest in Portugal titled 'Screw troika! We want our lives', high participation was expected, at least on social media. The austerity measures recently announced by the...

12 September 2012

Portugal: More Austerity, Why's the Revolution Taking So Long?

The Portuguese government led by Pedro Passos Coelho is increasingly distancing itself from its electoral promises and from the path which it promised to follow during the election period, generating...

6 September 2012

Portugal: Public Television on the Way to Being Privatised

“Portugal will be the only country in Europe without a public radio and television service.” This was one of the first outraged reactions on Twitter, soon after the (un)official announcement...