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Spin doctors to the autocrats

My investigative report for Corporate Europe Observatory ‘Spin doctors to the autocrats: how European PR firms whitewash repressive regimes’ is out now and can be downloaded here: http://corporateeurope.org/pressreleases/2015/01/european-pr-firms-whitewashing-brutal-regimes-report It was covered by dozens of media outlets all over the world, […]

Der Spiegel et al, Corporate Europe Observatory

The Spanish public won’t accept a financial coup d’etat

Spain’s government is right to fear the public reaction to this new round of suffering mandated by the financial markets The attempt by the Spanish “Occupy” movement, the indignados, to surround the Congress in Madrid has been compared by the secretary general of the […]

The Guardian

The indignados make change contagious

The recurring image of the indignados – the Spanish movement that protested against the “economic dictatorship of the markets” – is a kind of democratic Mexican wave of upraised, waving hands. Rippling in a crowd of thousands, the emotion that […]

The Guardian