100,000 march in Spain over austerity

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    At least 100,000 Spaniards angered by grim economic prospects and the political handling of the international financial crisis have turned out for street demonstrations in the country's cities, marking the one-year anniversary of a movement that inspired similar pressure groups in other countries.
    Tens of thousands of protesters in Madrid flooded into the central Puerta del Sol plaza in the evening and aimed to stay for three days. But authorities warned they wouldn't allow anyone to camp out overnight, and up to 2000 riot police were expected to be on duty.
    "I'm here to defend the rights that we're losing and for the young people who have it so tough," 57-year-old middle school teacher Roberto Alonso said. "They're better educated than ever. But they don't have work. They don't have anything. They're behind and they'll stay that way."
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    At least 20,000 people demonstrated in Barcelona. Marches were also held in Bilbao, Malaga and Seville. Sympathisers held protests in other European cities.

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    A lot of spanish people come here to find work. They may have a high level of education, but they don’t have the right skills.
    They may be well educated, but the problem is that they don’t have the right skills. A master’s degree in marketing,psychology, history or humanities isn’t worth much.

    An engineer,craftsman or programmer is much more employable.
     
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    Its going to be quite enjoyable watching the European Socialist Union implode, unravel and disintegrate...............

    Even more enjoyable profiting from it............................lol
     
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    There, fixed that for you Roberto...
     
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    Say "adios" to the euro, Espana.
     
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    Reported.
     
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    Someone needs a self absorbent wipe...:lol:
     
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    Sorry you are butthurt. It's against the rules to change quotes.
     
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    You do have this thing about hurting butts. Something you want to get off your chest?

    Anyway, thanks for being the self appointed hall monitor we all need and love. For surely, no one could see that I changed the quote without your help. The use of bold text, the fact I drew attention to the change in my text...naw, we couldn't manage to converse here without you...:cuckoo:
     

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