Anti-austerity update: A general strike in Greece while Spanish police launch a brutal attack on demonstrators

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN After a brief lull, anti-austerity protests in Europe were dramatically ratcheted up last week, especially in Greece and Spain. In Greece last Wednesday there was a 24 hour general strike to protest a new package of cut-backs and take-backs that shut down the entire country. In addition, over 300,000 demonstrators marched in …

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NYPD ‘consistently violated basic rights’ during Occupy protests

Girl getting dragged by the hair by Police

NYU SCHOOL OF LAW NEWS A report by NYU and Fordham law schools found a ‘shocking level of impunity’ and a department that acted beyond its powers—Ed A national consortium of law school clinics has released the first in a planned series of reports examining the responses of law enforcement authorities to the protests of …

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