European austerity protests: country-by-country links

Protests against the austerity budget cuts broke out all over Europe today (and all week).  Most of the coverage focuses on the massive 100,000 person demonstration in Brussels at the European Union’s headquarters, but there were also in various actions in other countries, such as a general strike in Spain, railway workers and doctors refusing to work in Greece, and customs officers and journalists walking off in Slovenia.

Below are links to news from each of those uprisings.  Analysis of the uprisings to come in the next couple of days and this page will be updated as more stories come in.

People Power In Brussels
Austerity protests: The view from the street

General strike in Spain to protest against austerity measures. Across Spain picketers took to the streets to protest against government austerity measures in a 24-hour general strike called by the nation’s main labour unions.

Austerity on Fire: Video of street battles in Spain as protests heat up

Thousands in new protest against Romanian austerity plan: third protest in a week
Romanian Govt In Uproar Amid Austerity Protests

Greek railway workers, doctors walk off the job over austerity cuts

Unions stage protests in Dublin and Galway over cuts

Thousands of Slovenian public workers strike to protest planned freeze of their wages

Portugal prepares more austerity, talks resume amid protests


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