European Situation Portrait
Priority / Mobilization Strategies / Protest
15h05 Gunnar Sigurdsson (Open Civic Forum of Iceland)
15h25 Alex Theodorakis, Stella Papadaki, Labros Moustakis
(International/Communication Commission – Syntagma Place – Athens -
15h45 Spanish Movement (Salamanca Camp – Catarina Santos)
The Salamanca Camp gave an introduction to the spanish situation of
unemployment, social cuts and other background to explain why is the
people rising up.
15h55 International Network Group Ontheroad (International Commission -
Catalunya Place – Barcelona – Spain)
The International comission of Barcelona was the first one created. It
was divided in 4 subcomisions and coordinated through a daily assembly, an
n-1 group and a mailing list. The richness of our commission comes from
the fact that the members come from many parts of the world and many
experiences, from Oaxaca to Sudan, with 4 Italians, 4 Greeks, 6 French, 2
Information: was linking the visitors to the work area, informing,
anwering, recruiting and orienting new volunteers to keep tidy the working
area. The allowed us to recruit more than 200 translators in one week.
Organised talks and workshops.
Translations: The translated the official documents of the assembly, along
with other interesting texts in more than 50 languages. This alowed us to
integrate immigrants communities like pakistan or moroccans, and spread
the contents of the movement around the world. They also did
interpretation during conferences and video streams.
International press: They compiled an archive of press divided in three
folders: one with international artcles about the local situation, another
about international movilisations and another about France, available to
visitors in the information table and updated every day. They also
compiled a digital archive with all the links along with the communication
International action: Created since the repression of the Paris camp, a
group of 20 people started to camp in front of the French consulate in
Barcelona to dennounce. They did actions to support Morroccans, Sirians
and Italians too.
International networks: They made the first reviews of mobilisations and
camps in other cities and contacts. Programmed live connections during
the assemblies with other camps, like Coimbra, Atenas, Leipzig, Lyon, o
New York. They received the foreign indignants coming from France, US,
etc. Composed mainly by geeks, it made a big effort to create platforms
like mailing lists(like cominterm and now squares), or n-1 groups for
local and global groups, as now the Howto Camp, that shares methodologies
for assemblies, pacific resiststance or legal issues, or coordinate
international accions, websites, irc channels, spamming the
europarlamentaries about the Pact of the Euro, etc.
We were also helping with the page takethesquare.net and created
acampadabcninternacional.wordpress.com, a facebook (acampada bcn comision
internacional and the twitter acampadabcn_int which allowed us to keep
autonomy till now, regardless of fights, burnouts of the communication
team or internet access. It is important to have several official media in
case of divisions, manipulation or censorship.
We also did the first international callouts to take squares, trying to
transform the mobilisation in support of the spanish people into local
fights about local issues.
We also did a big international call out for the 19 of June against the
Pact of the Euro, which was a big success.
We also collaborated with the other international callouts, like the anti
banks action of the Greeks or the information about the Italian
We would inform every night about the international situation in the
assembly, along with the live streams.
Finally, the members also participated in other commissions, as
Dinamisation of the assembly, law, communication, night programs, etc. And
stayed in the plaza catalunya until the eviction even when the movement
decided to leave before.
On the road: In the beggining of july we started travelling through the
different cities. Our goals were: compiling information of other cities,
like reports about the camps (number of campers, assistants to assemblies,
etc) , recopilation of experts and formation needs, practices sharing,
creating new international call outs and actions, make the network
stronger through face to face meetings, and informing about Barcelona as
Brussels: intervention in the Parliament during an event organised by
Democracy international. Participation on Brussels assemblies, divided in
several neighborhoods. We started to write a howtocamp in every city,
based on interviews with the local indignants and our own observations,
that is starting to be interlinked as well.
Facebook: Acampada bcn Comisio Internacional
This group presented the project of a Real Lisbon Treaty, who join also
the declarations of Gunnar Sigurdsson (Open Civic Forum of Iceland) and of
the people of Salamanca. More information in the Meeting Minutes of the 11
16h05 Belgie Movement (Brussels Camp – Ben Borges)
16h25 English Movement (Brighton Camp – Tamara)
16h45 Portugal: Aveiro, Coimbra, Faro and Lisbon Camps
Debt, Audit and Austerity Plans
News ways of democratic participation
17h45 Stephanie Jaquemont (CADTM international representative)
18h20 Gunnar Sigurdsson (Open Civic Forum of Iceland)
18h40 Portuguese groups and movements: ATTAC, UNCUT, Precários
Inflexíveis, M12M, 15M/DVJ, 19M/DVJ
19h35 Open discussion
The International Network Group Ontheroad of the International Comision of
Barcelona talked about the Transition Day, more information in the meeting
minutes of the 11 of July.
They also announced the international meeting of July 16 in Paris and July
22 in Brussels.
INTERNATIONAL MEETING JULY.11 IN LISBON
- Mailing List Squares: firstname.lastname@example.org
It is important to present ourselves and the work we do in our cities when
we join the list.
Let’s keep in mind that the list is read by a lot of people, let’s write
resumed messages and give links or mails to follow-up.
Let’s always make clear where do we write from.
Let’s keep the local discussions on local lists, and don’t post
information that is not related to our work, otherwise people will end up
To receive the messages in a daily resume, you can access your subscribing
options at https://lists.takethesquare.net/mailman/listinfo/squares
More information in the page Mailing list in the group Howto Camp in N-1.cc
- Call out for the creation of international commissions in all cities
The International Commission of Barcelona did it before and have to send
it in the red of contacts
- List of Cities/Contacts
Dany (from Barcelona) will share it on the mailing list, and there is a
forum “international situation by cities” in the group Take the Square -
International on N-1.cc
- Assembly blog hosting – per country
Places that want to have their own blog and have no local support can
receive help from email@example.com
They just need to take care of buying the domain name, and can have mail,
blog and mailing lists for cities, comisions…
Platform for the programers and developpers who want to colaborate to new
From de 15M, the network of the hacklabs.org in Spain got activated again
and from Madrid (hacksol) to Barcelona where there is also admins of the
servers of takethesquare. The services available for the movement are
webpages, mailing lists, twitters, and soon VoIP (telephony) or the radio.
The takethesquare page has changed, now is easier to find the info and
create an account. If there is any trouble, mail
firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, also for
administrative requests to the admins (new mailing lists, blogs, etc)
- Radio Indignada
The webradio aims to gather materials from different parts of the world to
give voice to the different assemblies. The idea is to repeat all the
archived material from assemblies, interviews, manifestos and
announcements, while having the possibility of making live streams also.
The address of the stram is http://giss.tv:8000/indignada.ogg
It has a group on n-1 too. The radio receives material at
firstname.lastname@example.org. You can send even a youtube link if
you believe the audio will be good for it, and is also looking for people
in the different assemblies that wants to record audio to send to us.
An alternative to facebook with support for mail encryption, mailing
lists, chat and others, developed by a multinational team of activists.
Developed with the idea of having our own tool for communication outside
of the commercial world.
Users can create groups and share files, pictures, events and forums with
the other members.
Needs collaboration on sofware development and design, and can be
installed in other servers too.
Ben (from Brussels) will make a video tutorial
* Take the square – International
Here we gather all info, videos, archives and contacts for the different
In the Forum there is a thread per country where we add all new info, and
there are also threads about international actions, strategies of
organization or asemblearism…
* Howto Camp
Here we are gathering all documentation about assamblearism, consensus
gathering, camps, legal aspects, ideas of actions that can be used in
International Archives Center about the movement (in the folders),
Colaborative edition of an International Guide of The Pacific Revolution
(in the pages), Sharing strategies of Organization, Communication, Pacific
Resistence, Asemblearism… (in the forums)
* Real Lisbon Treaty
Work on an international consensus that allow us to write an international
declaration of principles and a global minimum’s list
* Global Revolution 15Oct.
Call out to the #Globalrevolution and organization of the October 15
* Transition Day
Organization of this project who consist to invite people to take their
money out from the bankers elites to ethic banks
* International Commissions
Develop the comunication betwen international commissions, countries,
cities and peoples.
Mailing List Squares: email@example.com
Collaboration in the organization of international meetings
Creation of an agenda with the nexts national and international meetings
Organization of web conferences and international assemblies
Call out for the creation of international commissions or working groups
in a maximum of cities
Assembly blog hosting – per country
Coordination of international actions
We agreed that it will be good to participate in the organisation of the
international meeting for make it everytime better than the precedent, we
created a group “International commissions” in N-1.cc with forums of
discussion about the organisation of the next steps and we have to create
We made a valorisation of the first day and it appears that:
- We have to be more objective in the presentations and informations we
give (it was sometime too much sentimental), we can create a free space
for this personal opinions.
- We have to divide in two days the presentations and the debates to
create a real space for the debates, better in an amphytheater, also it
missed preparation and the program suffered many changes and was not
confirmed till the day of the meeting. We created a forum for that.
- We have to choose better places like squats or universities with
internet, printer, more time, coffee, food and place to sleep together.
- The translation was a bad idea and ate half of the meeting, we can try
to project a written translation or divide the room in languages areas.
- 16 of July in Paris (during the festival of the french indignantes 14-17
Call out from the international commission of Paris to translate and share
in every country.
Appel à la participation internationale à Paris les Journées du 14 au 17
Juliet : atelier de coordination/discussion internationale le 16
En réponse à l’appel de plusieurs villes de France de faire un
rassemblement national le 14 juillet, l’AG parisienne s’est unie à la
initiative et a organisé quatre journées de rencontre du 14 jusqu’à le 17
juillet. Ces journées seront le premier rassemblement de gens de
différentes régions de France et vont permettre la réalisation de la
première assemblée populaire « inter-villes ».
L’AG parisienne n’a pas oublié la dimension internationale des
mobilisations et fait un appel à la participation internationale aux
journées. Les problèmes sont globaux et la révolution sera globale
également. Egyptiens et Brésiliens, Allemands, Belges, Espagnols o
Portugais, migrés, réfugiés ou sans-papiers, apatrides et apartisans, nous
voulons réfléchir tous ensemble à un monde où les personnes et la nature
priment sur les intérêts économiques. [Nous ne sommes pas de
marchandises]. Citoyens du monde, nous vous invitons à rejoindre Paris du
14 au 17 juillet pour prendre la place tous ensemble et affirmer ainsi
notre unité et notre détermination.
La journée du 16 sera spécialement consacré au partage des informations et
expériences en vue de promouvoir la coordination internationale et
l’élaboration d’un agenda commune. Nous avons appris du Caire, de
l’Islande, de Madrid, d’Athènes… Il est l’heure de prendre tous ensemble
- 22 of July in Brussels (After the big concentration of the 21 of July)
Laurent (from Namur) start to organize it and have to write an
international call out for the both days.
- 24/25 of July in Madrid (After the big concentration and the end of the
march to madrid)
Tati and Dany (from Barcelona) comunicate with Carolina (from madrid) to
organise it, the call out have to be write from Madrid or Barcelona
- 18/19 of September in Brussels (At the end of the europeen march)
We have time to organize it
- 15 Octobre Global Day (we didn’t have time to talk about it)
- 5 November in London (we didn’t have time to talk about it)
In England people will March to London to arrive the 5th of November
- Virtual Meetings (we didn’t have time to talk about it but everybody
can start to share ideas in the group International Commissions of N-1.cc)
- March to Brussels
Proposition: Start a big europeen march from brussels with trajectories
studied to allow us to link and recruit a maximum of people in strategic
cities on the road to belgium, to realise a big recensement with questions
prepared, and organise a big action in Brussels the 17 of September with
two days of International meeting (18/19) to prepare the 15 of October.
Organization: A webpage is under construction: marchtobrussels.eu and we
created a groupe in N-1.cc for the organization, more information with
Proposition: The proposal is to start an international campaign for
everybody to take their money out of the commercial banks and pass it to
ethic banks and credit cooperatives, or create new ones. It consist of a
big campaign to show what the traditional banks are doing with our money
but also promote the credit coops and the projects they finance.
People can do it without changing anything on the way they use their money
(debt cards, etc) they can have a bank account that will not contribute to
war and exploitation. So this action will have two fronts: take the money
out from the bankers elites, and also put more money available for
sustainable projects who will contribute to everybody and help to heal the
world. One day of the month would be the transition day, maybe the 10th or
any day because that would have the most impact on the market, every
month, so the people gets used to it and we will use the same
Organization: Tati (from Barcelona) made a presentation some credit
cooperative and ethic banks like Triodos or the Catalan Integral
Cooperative http://cooperativa.ecoxarxes.cat started one year ago by Enric
Duran, and Laurent (from Namur) present the Belgium Eltys Cooperative.
We created the blog transitionday.wordpress.com who is looking for
collaboration to explain the problem of the banks and spread information
about ethic bank possibilities. Now we can start to archive the material
(video, audio, text…) and link similar projects like moveyourmoney.org
or banksters.com. We also created a group Transition Day in N-1.cc to
share ideas about the organization. We talked about organising conferences
and make anti-banksters actions during this transition days.
- Real Lisbon Treaty
Proposition: This last years things are changing. Finally we have the
possibility of communicating between places for free, spread information
and read witness reports from other countries. Now we have aquired the new
technologies that allow us to build our own tools to organise ourselves
without elites exploiting and abusing us. Stop the world, another war is
possible: the war to analfabetism, to hunger, to the IMF. A pacific war in
the acts but with ideas that will be violent to the minority we all
contribute to keep in power. A pacific force that can flood the structural
violence of the society.
We created an international network that permit our individual or
collective development, so let’s start: lets share the tools and projects
we like, let’s work for everybody to have access to food, housing, health,
information and education, let’s shorten the digital divide. Lets stop
trying to survive alone and start to work together, dedicating our energy
to find solutions and make them work, sharing them with others when they
are succesful. We don’t want to support this system anymore. If we decide
to stop it, we will stop it.
We don’t need them anymore, we just need to get out of the dictature of
the programmed obsolesence and the patent lobbies. Grassroots technology
and production adapted to local resources is already proven in many
isolated places, let’s replicate the succesfull ideas, help them spread.
We are all from the Earth and none of us has any rights over it’s
resources. Let’s stop talking and start building a sustainable,
autonomous, non-hierarchical, resilient infrastructure.
Today we have the posibility to work on an international consensus that
allow us to write an international declaration of principles, and a list
of global minimum demands. Or simply said, who we are and what we want.
For this big project, we are working on a metodology. This documents
should be worked out by two working groups ; one to join all the different
manifests in a consensual version, and another to compile all the demands
and try to validate them in all the assemblies of the movement. The
unapproved propositions can be worked on by new international work groups
till consensus has been reached. Assemblies can submit changes to already
agreed documents, but have to gather consensus of all the members for the
Here the one of Barcelona
The proposition will be brought to the new real national assemblies of the
French indignants in Paris the 14th, of the Belgium ones in Brussels the
21st and of the Spanish ones in Madrid the 23rd of July, for a start. This
project will continue throughought the european summer to bring us to the
October 15th with more posibilities to demand an european referendum
during a european general strike along with the creation of an
international alternative assembly, in which proposals can be submitted
Decisions: All the international commissions have to propose the idea in
their own countries, we created a blog reallisbontreaty.wordpress.org (we
have to join it with tomaelpoder.com) and a groupe in N-1.cc to star
working on the methodology, and also to create an international organism
of decision making inter-assemblies.
- October 15
We created a group in N-1.cc to share ideas and coordinate the actions, we
programed an international meeting in Brussels one month before (Septembre
18/19) for put all the actions in common, some people talk about an
European General Strike, a European Referendum, and an International Take
of Parliament to force the polititians and the medias to listen to us.
Sergie (from the Communication Commission of Barcelona) talked about
“Indignatil”, the distribution of a medical box with a flier of the 15M
and sweets of diferents colors.
Addendum: Report from Salamanca
SOCIAL-POLITICAL SITUATION IN SPAIN
The current situation in Spain is complicated. We have reached unemployment rates never before seen, with about 20% of the population, youth unemployment exceeds 35%, this being about 5 million unemployed! The policy of social cuts and job insecurity increases youth unemployment rate above 40% (the highest in Europe) makes the generation prepared in the history of Spain will live worse than their parents.
At the economic level should be stressed that the Spanish economy has been based on real estate, aggravating the economic dependence from 1998 following the approval of the Land Act and whose consequences are still suffering. This boom has led to the invasion and exploitation of coastal areas as well as the rural and natural areas, ignoring environmental laws.
Electoral Law: The electoral law in Spain divides the country into electoral regions where voting is not proportional or regional level or state level, where some provinces have more political power so that not respect the rule of “one person, one vote “.
Apart from this, the electoral lists are closed and can not choose the candidates so you’re forced to vote for a closed list. This is compounded by the inoperability of the chamber of territorial representation, the Senate.
The measures undertaken during the economic boom:
1. tax cuts in times of economic expansion, with Spain being one of the countries of the EU-15 with a lower tax burden. The problem with this measure is that it does not have filled state coffers and, once immersed in the crisis, we could not cope with the situation that we fell on top;
2. In this fiscal context, it is also deleted or modified to lower direct taxes – income tax, corporation tax, wealth tax, inheritance and gift tax, and at the same time, increased indirect taxes – VAT, Tax Hydrocarbons, snuff and alcohol -. Not to mention the taxes that have risen are taxes that fall on anyone without discrimination of income and those who have fallen are taxes that affect only the upper classes …
3. The reform became cheaper labor costs of dismissal under the slogan that this would encourage the permanent recruitment and decrease the part-time employment.Obviously still do not feel these benefits and now we have gone from 30/45 days per year worked (unfair dismissal) to 20 days per year worked.
4. Stalled the implementation of the Law Unit and removed the baby check.
5. Reduced salaries and wages of public workers. It is noteworthy that in this group there are not only employees, but workers with permanent contracts, temporary contracts and trainees. And while all these measures were carried out, no cuts were applied to any political or compensatory measures were applied for the pension-contribution-a single worker.
6. Approval of the 2015 University Plan, which among other things, proposes that the main decisions of the Spanish universities are no longer taken by a democratically elected rector team, but by a board of renowned experts and the business sector, among others . This what will be done is that access to university education is more elitist and more expensive. Companies become universities in setting aside the quality of education.
7. It also froze pensions, against the provisions of the Toledo Pact – an agreement by consensus among all political parties. Have not only made the minimum pension, but these are very low. € 531.
8. He took out a pension reform. This reform is the extension of the period of pension contributions, and uses a greater number of years for calculating the pension. When these years are blank is counted only half the minimum wage. This action primarily harms women to reconcile work and family life. Also, with the current reform of the early years of contributions lose weight for the latter, which hurts those quote racing groups with short and those entering the labor market later. On the other hand, in 2006 undertook a reform in which the bonuses were excluded from the pension contribution.
9. Recently approved reform of collective bargaining. This reform eliminates the action of trade unions in negotiating agreements. Being more exposed to the worker when negotiating with your company.
ORIGINS OF THE MOVEMENT
The movement in Spain came not from an organized manner. There were many groups that had long been requesting changes, and denouncing the political and economic situation (and real democracy, youth without a future, malaise, not votes, …), but all aspects of claiming an improvement of society with a common goal . For example, the concern and indignation of society by the political, economic and social welfare, and corruption of politicians, businessmen, bankers … In the helplessness of ordinary people.
The 15M was a demonstration by DRY, without political overtones in over 50 cities and whose motto was “We are not tools in the hands of politicians and bankers.” The main points of indignation of society were the political landscape, economic and social and corruption of politicians, businessmen, bankers … In the helplessness of ordinary people. Crisis, bipartisanship, bankers, corruption and unemployment.
Was massive public support, backed by social networks and Twitter, where people have been reporting in alternative media on traditional media which is not echoed.
Following this demonstration, 17 spontaneously began camping and take seats in an attempt to raise consciousness and restore the street as a place for meeting and socializing citizens.
Some media groups that attack the movement have been identified with “perroflautas,” young hippies who refuse to work or study. But this strategy has not influenced the widespread support of the society this movement.
OPERATION IN SALAMANCA
In acampadasalamanca operate through three work areas are communication, organization and outreach. These areas are divided into committees. The communication area is divided in the commission of internal and external communications, responsible for the dissemination of information to make internal and external.
The staging area is divided into the logistics committee in charge of the troops, Health assemblies, which regulates the operation of meetings and debate, devoted to deeper issues.
The extension area is split in the commission of projects which make contact with neighborhood associations, neighborhood committee that is responsible for spreading the movement throughout the city and the commission of evictions, which is responsible for making a database with affected people and create a support network for them.
We also have some working groups that cut across all the committees:
Sociocultural, hacklab, legal and environmental issues.
The main goal for the future of the movement is the extension to the neighborhoods and the creation of an organizational basis, in order to improve the flow of proposals and work, and therefore, awareness of the population and different age groups towhich has not yet been reached. The stabilization of the movement and work are the main bases for the future of the movement in Salamanca, because with this, we are confident that the rest will go back.
At the state level, coordination with other camping is another important future as to achieve a common good we must work together. Stress + Work = Future.
SALAMANCA APPROVED WORK PROPOSALS (3 MINIMUM INITIAL CONSENSUS)
In Salamanca, as in all cities in Spain where there is movement, met and coordinated a number of issues that we believe should be improved. Currently, requests are not the same in all cities, it has reached a similar minimum consensus on all camping, with the aim also to bring together as many people as possible regardless of the ideologies of each. The minimum consensus corresponds to the first 3 proposals.
1. ELECTORAL LAW REFORM AND POLITICAL SYSTEM:
• Electoral system Proportional fully representative and do not discriminate against any political or social will.
• The white vote and the vote should have no representation in the legislature.
2. PARTICIPATORY DEMOCRACY
• More facilities for direct democracy through referendums to be binding for all issues of vital interest to citizens.
• Establishment of effective mechanisms to ensure internal democracy in political parties.
3. FIGHTING CORRUPTION AND POLITICAL PRIVILEGES
• Strict control of absenteeism of elected officials in their respective positions.
• Specific sanctions for dereliction of duties.
• Removal of privileges on payment of taxes, contribution years and the amount of pensions.
• Matching the salary of elected representatives to the average wage needed Spanish-language diets necessary for the exercise of their functions.
• Elimination of charge associated with immunity.
• Applicability of crimes of corruption.
• Mandatory disclosure of the assets of all public offices.
• Reduced fees may be appointed.
4. MAINTENANCE OF QUALITY PUBLIC SERVICES
• Elimination of unnecessary costs in Public Administration and establishment of a genuine independent control of budgets and expenditures.
• Recruitment of health personnel to eliminate waiting lists.
• Recruitment of teachers to ensure the ratio of students per classroom, groups of unfolding and support groups.
• Reduced cost of tuition at any college education, comparing the price of the grade graduate.
• Public funding of research to ensure their independence.
• cheap public transport, quality and environmentally sustainable restoration of trains are being replaced by the originating AVE priced, lower prices for bus passes, restricting private car traffic in city centers, construction of bicycle lanes .
• local social resources: effective implementation of the Law Unit, local carers networks municipal services, local mediation and mentoring.
5. CONTROL OF THE BANKS
• Prohibition of any rescue or capital injection to banks: those institutions in difficulty should fail or be nationalized to form a public bank under social control.
• Raising taxes on the bench in direct proportion to social spending caused by the crisis caused by mismanagement.
• Returning to the public coffers by publicly owned banks all contributed.
• Prohibiting investment of Spanish banks in tax havens.
• Regulation of sanctions on speculation and banking malpractice.
6. TAX SYSTEM REFORM
• Increase the rate of tax on large fortunes and banks.
• Elimination of the SICAV.
• Recovery of Capital Gains Tax.
• real and effective control of tax evasion and capital flight to tax havens.
• Promotion at international level the adoption of a tax on international transactions (Tobin tax).
• No to control the Internet. Sinde Abolition Act.
• Protection of freedom of information and investigative journalism.
• A better division of labor, promoting reduction of working hours and work-family balance, to eliminate structural unemployment (ie, until unemployment drops to below 5%)
• Retirement at age 60 and no increase in the retirement age to end youth unemployment.
• Job security: the impossibility of collective redundancies, or objective causes of all companies while there are benefits in bankruptcy and the company becomes the state aid workers to get ahead.
• Penalize companies with more than or equal even 10% of temporary contracts.
• Control large companies to ensure that temporary workers do not cover with jobs that could be fixed.
• Restoration of the subsidy for long-term unemployed, aged six months. Based on a minimum wage, researching the family.
• Elimination of subsidies to big business.
• Encourage public employment, creating more jobs and controlling labor inspector, therefore the private sector.
• That the union leaders, representatives of the works council to approve agreements and performance measures on workers, the signature of 80% of workers in the company.
• Replacement of cash grants to trade unions by grants through material assistance.
• Assignment to fellows of preventing the type of worker dismissal without cause, to recruit new trainees, promoting the company to make them fixed.
• Less indirect taxes to promote growth of cooperatives, limited partnership, self-employed.
• Expropriation by the state housing stock built and sold that have not been put on the market for rented protected.
• Prohibition of speculation.
• To allow the foreclosed housing to cancel the mortgage, apply retroactively, that is, applicable to all mortgages and formalized and are now in effect.
• Establishment of a special tax arrangements for tenants and landlords to result in significant tax relief for those who choose to rent as an alternative to the purchase / sale.
• Urban development planned in the public interest and not real estate speculation.
• Aid for rent to young people and all those on low incomes.
• Reducing the budget for military spending.
• Closure of the Spanish armament factories for sale abroad.
• Dedication of the army primarily to humanitarian assistance.
• Closure of nuclear power plants.
• New energy planning at the state level to promote renewable energy and oil dependency.
• Cheaper public transport and transform transportation and environmental quality.