EU Summit Blockaded Over ‘Economic Poison’ Of Austerity – 20 December 2013

common-dreamsEU leaders meet to hash out budget, trade policies that protesters say are “for big business,” not the people

– Jacob Chamberlain, staff writer
As European leaders gathered in Brussels Thursday for the EU summit, thousands of protesters marched through the streets, blocking roads and confronting police to express  opposition to the free-market laissez-faire policies that have brought about harsh austerity measures, and to a pending trade deal they say puts corporate interests above those of the people.

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