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· June, 2012

Stories about Spain from June, 2012

29 June 2012

Spain: Miners on Strike Bring Struggle to the Net

Spanish miners, on strike to protest cuts to their sector, have used social media to further their cause. Take a look at how some of the workers are taking their...

22 June 2012

Spain: No to Eurovegas in Barcelona Gathers Momentum Online

The possible arrival of the Eurovegas mega project to the Llobregat delta in Barcelona has provoked outrage in social networks. City dwellers, social groups and the Church show their disapproval...

16 June 2012

Spain: 15M Presents Legal Complaint Against Bankia

The 15M has presented a legal complaint before the National Audience against commercial fraud committed by Bankia executives. Social media have played a key role in the campaign.

7 June 2012

Spain: Crowdfunding Against the Impunity of the Banks

In view of the indifference of the government and the district attorney’s office to investigate the management of Bankia by it's ex chairman, Rodrigo Rato, people in Spain raised money...

6 June 2012

Spain: “Occupying” the Banks on the Street and the Net

The bailout of Bankia could cost 23,000 million euros but the governing politicians and the managers of Bankia do not seem interested in holding those responsible accountable. In the face...

1 June 2012

Spain: “Wanted: The Ones Responsible for the Crisis”

Following the departure of Rodrigo Rato as chairman of the financial institution Bankia, with over a million euros in indemnity payments and without any kind of explanation as to why...