New Protests in Greece (despite the Rains)
Let’s see how this plays out. Both Spain and Greece are timing their protest badly. Tourist season is starting, but people want vacations, not anti austerity protests.
Thousands of people demonstrating against austerity measures braved heavy rain in Athens to protest in front of Parliament for a second consecutive day on Thursday.
After a notable first day of protest in Athens and other Greek cities on Wednesday, thousands of people who are following the example of “The Indignant” demonstrators in Spain gathered in Athens and other city centers on Thursday.
Social networking sites were abuzz with discussions about Wednesday’s protest and people were invited to return on Thursday to keep up the pressure on politicians over austerity measures and the quality of life in Greece.