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Spain’s Robin Hood Mayor and Landless Peasants Battle Bankers

by , posted on Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 8:35 am

from The Real News Network

In Southern Spain, Juan Manuel Sánchez Gordillo, mayor of the small town of Marinaleda, is helping organize a growing protest movement against the austerity measures imposed by the Spanish government. Sánchez Gordillo and the landless peasants that follow him are at the forefront of demonstrations seeking a radical change in the country’s economic policies in response to the country’s worsening crisis.