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Tag Results for "Austerity Measures"

As in Spain, Austerity Measures Spark Massive Protests in Portugal

For Lisbon and more than 30 cities in Portugal, Friday was a day of massive demonstrations expressing citizens' resentment and discontent after more t continue reading »

Anti-austerity Protest in Spain Draws Thousands

Thousands of people demonstrated Saturday in this capital and other Spanish cities against austerity measures implemented by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's government. In the Spanish capital, four columns of protesters made their way from different points of the metropolis to the downtown Fountain of Neptune. continue reading »

Thousands Protest Spanish Austerity Measures in Madrid

Roughly 4,500 people took part in the latest "Surround Parliament" protest Saturday in the Spanish capital to demand an end to government austerity measures, authorities said. continue reading »

Report: Austerity Policies Worsen Racial Economic Inequalities, Hit Blacks and Latinos Hardest

The official unemployment rate is 15.8 percent among Blacks and 13 percent among Latinos; Blacks earn only 57 cents for each dollar of White family income, Latinos earn 59 cents; and Blacks have only 10 cents of net wealth while Latinos have 12 cents to every dollar of net wealth that Whites have. continue reading »