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Goodbye to Acampada Sol

After what seems to like an eternity (in all the good and bad ways), the encampment in the Puerta de Sol has finally been taken up. The reasons were simple and many, the debate and the decision were not (one of the reasons that the encampment needed to go). The primary reason (or at least … Continue reading

part 2: what is acampada sol?

1. an encampment in the Puerta Sol consisting of: tables for the different working groups and committees; 3 food stations; 2 infirmaries; a library (with a comfy couch and lots of books); a  children’s space (with matted floors, toys and books); an art space (where people make signs and other artworks for the encampment); a … Continue reading

part 1: a march and a plaza

I had the good luck to arrive in Spain on May 14, the day before the “#spanishrevolution” was to begin. Of course, it wasn’t entirely luck, I had been inundated with tweets and FB posts about May 15 for months, mostly by friends from Barcelona. That was enough to get me to pay the $40 … Continue reading