Movement in Italy following the lead of protesters in Greece
June 16, 2012
Italy’s prime minister has “warned” that he is fending off economic disaster and insists that he must assault the working poor and unemployed as a result but tens of thousands of unionists, activists and regular citizen protesters have followed the situation in Greece closely and refuse to accept austerity attacks. They have taken to the streets in thousands to oppose the brutal austerity measures. 


"We stepped away from the precipice before, but the hole is growing bigger and it may swallow us up. We are again in a crisis," Monti said in Milan on Saturday, trying to threaten his own citizens if they don’t allow him to steal all of their social benefits. 

Monti took over from former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi in November 2011. He inherited a recession and has done everything in his power since to protect Italy’s rich and to create a living hell for the working poor of Italy. Monti has passed tough austerity packages that protect his rich friends and create suffering for the masses. 
-R.Cunningham

Movement in Italy following the lead of protesters in Greece

June 16, 2012

Italy’s prime minister has “warned” that he is fending off economic disaster and insists that he must assault the working poor and unemployed as a result but tens of thousands of unionists, activists and regular citizen protesters have followed the situation in Greece closely and refuse to accept austerity attacks. They have taken to the streets in thousands to oppose the brutal austerity measures.

"We stepped away from the precipice before, but the hole is growing bigger and it may swallow us up. We are again in a crisis," Monti said in Milan on Saturday, trying to threaten his own citizens if they don’t allow him to steal all of their social benefits.

Monti took over from former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi in November 2011. He inherited a recession and has done everything in his power since to protect Italy’s rich and to create a living hell for the working poor of Italy. Monti has passed tough austerity packages that protect his rich friends and create suffering for the masses.

-R.Cunningham

Going back through things we missed in April, as we’re putting together our Global Roundup!

April 3, 2012 (photo source)

About 100 students protesting a plan to offer high-priced courses at Santa Monica College demonstrated at a meeting of the college’s Board of Trustees and were pepper-sprayed and brutally removed.

Groups from Ontario will mobilized to show their discontent

April 5, 2012 (photo source)

Hundreds of members and supporters of janitors with the Service Employees International Union rally along El Camino Real near California Avenue in Palo Alto.

April 7, 2012 (source)

Occupy continues to hold “Spring” related demonstrations.

April 9, 2012 (photo source)

The Syrian government continues to fire on its own people, and the potential for a ceasefire is threatened by the government’s aggression.

April 12, 2012 (source)

Syrian cease-fire deadline passes. The fighting continues.