Tens of Thousands Protest in Spain

In Madrid and other cities across Spain on Sunday, thousands of people took to the streets to demonstrate against unemployment, welfare cuts, and corruption.

The protests over Spain’s economic crisis have been growing since the middle of May and are connected to the activist youth group “The Indignant.”

While Spain has the highest unemployment rate in the industrial world at 21 percent, in recent months the government has instituted severe austerity cuts to deal with its mounting debt.

“It’s important to take to the streets because a series of measures are being taken by those in power … making Europe belong to the bankers and not the people,” one female protester told the BBC.

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