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Mish/ Mike Shedlock – Italy’s “Pitchfork Protests” Spread to Rome; Interior Minister Warns of “Drift Into Rebellion” – 14 December 2013

MishMikeShedlockOver the past four days “pitchfork protests” have spread to numerous cities, disrupting road and rail travel in protest of the state of the economy.

The pitchfork movement started with a loose group of Sicilian farmers concerned about rising taxes and cuts to agricultural state funds, then evolved into a nationwide umbrella grouping of truckers, small businessman, the unemployed, low-paid workers, rightwing extremists and ultras football supporters according to IBTimes. Continue reading