Posted 8 hours ago on April 26, 2012, 8:16 a.m. EST by OccupyWallSt
Acampada Barcelona, May 27 2011
via Acampada Barcelona International (also available in Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German, French, and Turkish):
1st of May: General assemblies of workers!
The 1st of May is International Workers’ Day. In many of the world’s cities millions of us will gather to demonstrate in defence of our rights. For thirty years now, the deconstruction of the welfare state has been underway. Each successive government has worked hand in glove with the financial markets, submitted to their will – and likewise bent us to their will. We are subjected to growing inequality, to the fear of dismissal, to the policy of maximising profits, to stress. We are egged on to compete against each other and instructed to tighten our belts. Continue reading