Growing Demands for Participatory Democracy

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Michel Bauwens

Constructing, living, and demanding Participatory Democracy in the #spanishrevolution Camps

Michel Bauwens, 23rd May 2011

We, the unemployed, the underpaid, the subcontracted, the precarious, the young … demand a change towards a future with dignity. We are fed up of reforms, of being laid off, of the banks which have caused the crisis hardening our mortgages or taking away our houses, of laws limiting our freedom in the interest of the powerful. We blame the political and economic powers of our sad situation and we call for a turn.’

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