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· August, 2012

Stories about Spain from August, 2012

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Peru's Feminist Activist-Artist: María María Acha-Kutscher

  23 August 2012

Peruvian feminist, activist and visual artist María María Acha-Kutscher is using the Internet to share her work. From Mexico's Frida Kahlo to Spain's "indignadas" (outraged) and Russia's Pussy Riot, Acha-Kutscher's drawings reflect the life and struggles of female artists and activists from all over the world.

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Spain: “Health Disobedience” in the Face of Massive Cuts

  20 August 2012

Independent groups of public health workers and participants have created a digital platform to protest against the recent health reform. The movement is named "I say yes to universal health" and its main proposal is civil disobedience and to object the new Law 16/2012 imposed by the government in the context of severe austerity measures and social protests.

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Spain: Expropriation of Food for the Most Needy

  11 August 2012

Politicians and labor unionists have expropriated food from supermarkets in order to give it to the most needy in times in which Spain is experiencing a serious socioeconomic crisis. Chris Moya writes about the action that has caused a commotion in the country.

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Spain: ‘I Won't Pay’ Campaign Hits Catalan Highways

  7 August 2012

A wave of protests against rising tolls on Spanish highways reached its five-month mark last week, when a clash between motorists and private authorities motivated a company that oversees more than 6,713 kilometers of European motorways, to put up barriers blocking the flow of traffic on the C-33 highway.

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Spain: How Many Advisors Are Really Necessary?

  1 August 2012

In the full throws of an economic crisis, while families tighten their budgets to face the cuts recently announced by President Mariano Rajoy, Spaniards are beginning to worry about the proliferation of advisors in the country's political sphere.

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