Homage to Plaza Catalunya: Notes from the #SpanishRevolution and #acampadaBCN @ Barcelona. Personal report from an Irish activist living there
We are the Irish movement for peaceful action to demand Real Democracy Now! Inspired by the Spanish revolution and Democracia Real Ya!
We are ordinary people. We are like you. We are citizens of different ages, nationalities and social backgrounds. We get up every morning to study, to look after our homes, to go to work, or to look for work. We all work hard every day at building a better future for ourselves and for the people around us. But all of us are worried and angry about what is unfolding, politically and economically, in our society.
We want real democracy now! Not the pretense of democracy that presently exists in Ireland. The present system silences the voices of those who want a meaningful role in shaping our society and concentrates power in the hands of a minority. Our political system does not represent us but instead administers on behalf of unaccountable elites. It is time for us all to start a movement for a better society.
Our manifesto is still under discussion. Have your say here.
Together we can create a new reality. A better world.
(work in progress in this area, fully edited and updated with films very soon)
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Video:The instigator of the Icelandic revolution, Hörður Torfason, sends a message of support to the Spanish people (vid in english, with spanish subtitles) transcripted in both languages here BARCELONA REVOLUTION
(This is translated, click the CC buton to read – HD] (ENG) (FR) (IT)
above film included main image of dude in poster with megaphone saying: is fighting to say that we have had enough of having the piss taken out of us… all of us…27M BCN REVOLUTION (black and white vid) vid – Join the #SpanishRevolution Spanish Revolution BARCELONA REVOLUTION First video from Dublin, as the #spanishrevolution spreads: Ya Basta! Solidarity with #spanishrevolution in Dublin 21st May 2011
London: DEMOCRACIA REAL YA LONDRES