The men behind the protests in Spain
Meet the men behind the Mayo de 15 movement in Spain. We doubt Zapatero will join them for a beer tonight.
Fabio Gándara and Jon Aguirre’s cell phones ring and ring during the interview. Most of the calls are from journalists, but a few are from colleagues in Democracia Real Ya, or Real Democracy Now, the grassroots movement that organized last Sunday’s mass protest against Spain’s political and economic situation. Their ability to bring 20,000 people out in Madrid alone, with no help from political parties or unions, has caught the world’s attention.