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Saturday, May 1, 2010

Postcards: May 1

Oddly enough I won't begin with a demo but with a tradition kept in some Navarrese mountain areas: Raft Day.

The activity re-enacts the hard job of the lumberjacks of the past and how they brought their produce downstream to the mills.

Of course the hot spot of the day was Athens, where demonstrators threatened to take a Parliament that has lost all legitimity:

But everywhere, from Macau to Gasteiz, from Kathmandu to Moscow, the leit motiv was the same: not to austerity measures, workers don't have to pay for the Capitalist crisis.

Photos from Gara.

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