Originally Posted by Alcalaina
The stark contrast between the riots in England (I am deliberately not saying UK as I normally do) and the activities of the indignados
in Spain is brought home in this statement on non-violence, translated into English, from the Democracia Real Ya movement.
Read the whole essay here:
Notes on the non-violence of the 15-M movement
It's true that one group seems to be extemely violent and the other is defined as a non violent group, but I don't think they can be compared Alcalaina. They don't have the same background, aspirations, culture, nor problems even, except unemployment, but I think unemployment in the UK is different to unemployment here (Benefits, how it is perceived in the community, sectors effected, handling of situation by government...)