Spanish Police Clash with Anti-Austerity Protesters

Jessica Stites

Footage of police and protestors battling in the streets of Madrid during the S-25 protests on Wednesday, September 26. Crowds took to the streets in response to expected new austerity measures. Around the 3-minute mark, protestors send a police officer flying.

Jessica Stites is Editorial Director of In These Times, where she runs the Leonard C. Goodman Institute for Investigative Reporting and edits stories on labor, neoliberalism, Wall Street, immigration, mass incarceration and racial justice, among other topics. Before joining ITT, she worked at Ms. magazine and George Lakoff’s Rockridge Institute. Her writing has been published in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Ms., Bitch, Jezebel, The Advocate and AlterNet. She is board secretary of the Chicago Reader and a former Chicago Sun-Times board member.

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