drive-by planet: November 14 ‘day of action’ against austerity: protests in Greece

Over the past months there have been protests in Spain, Portugal and Greece against government-imposed austerity measures. This week an austerity bill was passed by the governing coalition in Greece despite strong political opposition and protests. The measures include proposed cuts to pensions and benefits. Leader of the radical-left Syriza, Alexis Tsipras, blasted the government ...