24 May '11, 7pm

The 2011 Spanish Revolution- How Protesters Organize Themselves to Be Green:

The 2011 Spanish Revolution- How Protesters Organize Themselves to Be Green:

The 2011 Spanish Revolution; How Protesters Organise Themselves to Be Green (Photos) Photo Credit: Sergio Carratalá The Indignados (or "Outraged") have been camping in over 60 Spanish cities for almost 10 days now. What started on the 15th of May (hence the tag #15-M) via social networks has become some of the biggest and most peaceful demonstrations in recent Spain, known as the 2011 Spanish Revolution . The indignation is against the current political situation ; the young (and not so young) Spaniards together with residents from Spain demand ¡Democracia Real Ya ! (a real democracy right now!). What I would like to get into here is the amazing organisation of the different acampadas (camp sites) in Madrid , Barcelona and other cities, and how they have created, amongst others, environmental committees to reduce the eco footprint of their activity during these weeks. View...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/05/2011-spanish-revo...

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