Lisbon On Strike: November 14th in Portugal



By Brandon Jourdan, Luhuna Carvalho, and Marianne Maeckelbergh

On November 14th 2012, thousands of people took to the streets of Portugal as part of a European wide general strike. Until recently, the International Monetary Fund held Portugal as an ideal example of the effectiveness of austerity policies, but today, its economy is heading in the same direction as Greece and Spain. This short documentary details the week of the November 14th strike in Lisbon and the events surrounding it.

    Tags: , , ,
    This entry was posted on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 11:10 am and is poested under OTHER SHIT category.

    4 Responses to “Lisbon On Strike: November 14th in Portugal”

    • Ordnael says:

      This last part was actually a propaganda scene organized by the government. They used agents provocateurs undercover to start that little riot and let the police being there for few hours being bombarded with stones for the television channels to film (captivating the public opinion against the protestors). Finally they order the dogs to advance against everyone: demonstrators and non-demonstrators, adults, old, children, men, women, without any mercy. One day before the general strike the salaries of the stick-men were raised in order to motivate them to using better their stick.
      They wanted with that less participation in future demonstrations but instead on the protest after this one there were many more protestors.
      I want to see now what will happen on the 25th of April (Portuguese revolution day) and on the 1st of May.

  • Libertario says:

    They were 2 or 3 cops but they didnt start nothing…there is always cops in protests…but i was in a meeting where we prepared this action,we had brother s como form greece spain portugal germany etc so say it was the cops it’s really an offense to us…

  • Leave a Reply


    seven × 7 =

    riot4Gaza_front

    #Riot4Gaza

    This week in “It’s the End of the World as we know and I feel fine, a look into Israel’s racism, riots in Paris in solidarity with Gaza, resistance to...

    global_fuckin_warming

    Global Fuckin Warming

    This week: 1. Kayapo’s revenge 2. Antarctic meltdown 3. California’s lettuce killing drought 4. Global Fuckin Warming kills! 5. Eco Anxiety 6. Blockades work 7. Women stop Utah tar sands...

    fifa_go_home

    FIFA go home! The battle against the World Cup in Brazil.

    This week on “It’s the end of the World as We know it and I feel fine” we bring you a round up of news from the muthafrackin resistance. Starting...

    attack

    Solidarity Means Attack! May Day 2014

    This week: 1. Worldwide May Day 2014 actions 2. Jeremy Hammond‘s May Day message 3. Against Me! Baby I’m and Anarchist Medley 4. ABC’s of prisoner support -> Anarchist Black...

    history_black_bloc

    A history of the black bloc – Part 1

    This week: 1. Madrid resists austerity 2. A History of the Black Bloc 3. Le Peuple de l’Herbe – Parler le fracas 4. Street fighting in Montréal Download SD (108mb)...

    food_fight

    Food Fight!

    This week: 1. Warming up police intelligence 2. A hungry man is an angry man 3. Farm land not airports 4. Vintage riot porn: The battle for Narita 5. Bosnia...

    • Donate with

      Donate with BitCoin

    • or PayPal

      • 60% funded
      • $908 cleared
      • $0 pending
      • $908 / $1500 total
    • @stimulator