┐ we’re all in deep shit IX └

We’re all in deep shit but at least in Portugal, TODAY, we know what to do!


“As Pedro Passos Coelho, Portugal’s center-right prime minister, prepares to announce a new budget on Monday — filled with still more steep tax increases and public sector job cuts — he faces the kind of popular backlash that was, until recently, absent from the political and social landscape here.
Taking a page from the playbook of their Spanish neighbors, Portuguese protesters are planning to encircle the Parliament building here in the capital for the budget announcement.”

excerpt from the article Austerity Protests Are Rude Awakening in Portugal, by Raphael Minder, in NYTimes

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