Portugal: the farce of successful austerity

Lídia Fernandes and Rita Silva, HABITA, Lisbon

If someone asked us for a successful case, we say: Greece! 

In fact, the way Greeks are saying no to austerity, facing such as an adverse context and powerful elites’ blackmail, is giving us, in Portugal and all around Europe, the strength TO SAY NO TO AUSTERITY.

When someone says that the austerity program applied in Portugal was a success, it’s important to ask: Whom was it a success for? Who benefited from austerity? Διαβάστε τη συνέχεια του άρθρου »