February

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Huge protests as Greek Parliament votes for austerity

The Greek Parliament early Monday morning approved austerity measures demanded by European bankers and financiers.

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Massive demonstrations challenge anti-worker policies in Portugal, Spain

In both countries, austerity measures include massive cuts in wages and pensions, elimination of the social safety net, privatization of public property and attacks on labor rights.

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Athens burns after austerity approval

After approving a controversial new bill, which guts minimum wage and public services, Athens erupted in flames as rioters filled the streets with their outrage.