MagazineMay 24, 2011
The Spanish Protests
The demonstrators have been gathering and camping in madrid's famous Puerta del Sol for the last 10 days now. They are protesting against high unemployment, corrupt bankers and politicians who they blame for the bad handling of the economic crisis. The crisis has hit Spain hard with the housing market collapsing in spectacular fashion and with young university educated people being forced to stack shelves in supermarkets to make ends meet.