Lisbon On Strike: Fighting Back Against Austerity

Brandon Jourdan
November 27, 2012
13:16

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Lisbon On Strike: Fighting Back Against Austerity
by grtv

On November 14th 2012, thousands of people took to the streets of Portugal as part of a European wide general strike. Until recently, the International Monetary Fund held Portugal as an ideal example of the effectiveness of austerity policies, but today, its economy is heading in the same direction as Greece and Spain. This short documentary details the week of the November 14th strike in Lisbon and the events surrounding it.

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