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'Extremism to grow in Spain, Italy, France as banksters & police confront protests'

4y ago


A slew of new cuts have led to a fresh eruption of public anger and protest in Spain. But rallies quickly turned violent - when police charged and beat demonstrators while firing rubber bullets. More than 70 people were injured in the clashes. The austerity cuts driving the trouble include tax hikes, and the promise of painful pension changes. But the protesters say they're being made to pay for the mistakes of politicians and bankers. The measures were demanded by Spain's EU creditors - who've pledged Madrid a vital bailout for crippled Spanish banks. RT's Anissa Naouai talks to Gonzalo Lira, founder of the crisis planning organization. RT LIVE Subscribe to RT! Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Google+ RT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 500 million YouTube views benchmark.