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The 15-M movement returns to Puerta del Sol

The 15-M movement returns to Puerta del Sol

Supporters of the 15-M protest movement that sprang up last year amid Spain’s economic and politcal malaise returned to Madrid’s Puerta del Sol square at midnight on Saturday in a renewed expression of anger and outrage.

May 14th, 2012 | Posted in Videos | Read More »

Time for Spain’s ‘indignados’ to prove their relevance


As the 15-M movement prepares for its first anniversary, it can look back on a year of limited but tangible achievements. But with the Spanish economy going from bad to worse, the organisation now needs to take a step forward.

May 11th, 2012 | Posted in Featured, Iberoblog, Spain News | Read More »

Spanish government seeks to muzzle protest with reforms

The indignados in full flow. But changes to the Criminal Code could seriously affect the movement and others like it. Photo: Guy Hedgecoe

A raft of changes to the Criminal Code seem designed to anticipate social unrest in Spain and the resurgence of the 15-M movement.

April 20th, 2012 | Posted in Featured, Politics, Spain News | Read More »

Iberians of the Year 2011: Spain’s Indignados


The Spanish ‘revolution’ of 2011 may have fizzled out, but the legacy of the protests in Spain is still being felt in movements such as Occupy Wall Street. If anyone deserves to be named Iberians of the Year 2011 for their impact and influence, it is Spain’s indignados.

December 12th, 2011 | Posted in Iberians 2011, Politics, Spain News | Read More »

How do you choose the Iberians of 2011?

Spain's indignados in Madrid

Iberosphere has chosen a handful of individuals and organisations as Spain and Portugal’s people of the year. This is how we went about it…

December 12th, 2011 | Posted in Iberoblog | Read More »

Spain’s ‘indignados’


Last May, as the campaign for Spain’s local elections got underway, it looked like business as usual. Neither of the two main political parties was managing to inspire voters with hope or ideas as the country’s jobless line grew and the economic crisis deepened. But on May 15, the Sunday before the elections, a group […]

December 12th, 2011 | Posted in Iberians 2011 | Read More »

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