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Comman Dreams Staff – Anti-Austerity Mass General Strike Takes Portugal – Spain, Italy Are Next – 22 March 2012

Today in Portugal public services and transportation came to a halt, as unions enacted a 24-hour general strike for the second time in two months. The metros in Portugal’s largest cities have closed as well as major ports. The strike was called in reaction to austerity measures agreed upon by the government in return for a European bailout. Continue reading