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.
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 […]