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The Showdown in Cairo!

Tomorrow the Egyptian people will go to the streets en masse to give the final blow to the regime.  The people are talking of a rally of millions, and people have been pouring into Midan Atahrir, Tahrir Square, today and heading towards Cairo from the provinces.  The regime closed all the roads and stopped the […]

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Spain: The State of Dis-Unions

Spain: The State of Dis-Unions

Well-known Do-nothings’ GalleryUGT: Whatever you vote for, we’ll be with you!CCOO: Yeah, what he said!UGT: Of course, that’s already taken into account! Juan Kalvellido is a Spanish cartoonist.  Translation by Yoshie Furuhashi (@yoshiefuruhashi | yoshie.furuhashi [at] gmail.com).  Cf. LibreRed, “Contra el ‘pensionazo’” (22 January 2011); Nigel Davies, “Spain Passes Pension Reform with Union Backing” (Reuters, […]

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Social Pact in Spain

Social Pact in Spain

Eneko Las Heras, born in Caracas in 1963, is a cartoonist based in Spain.  The cartoon above was first published on his blog . . . Y sin embargo se mueve on 28 January 2011.  Cf. Nigel Davies, “Spain Passes Pension Reform with Union Backing” (Reuters, 28 January 2011). | Print

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