Spain Financial Crisis

Civil Disobedience

by: Blaine Skrainka

Paco Serinelli/Associated Press Relentless EU-imposed austerity measures at the behest of northern Euro Zone countries have mired the continent in recession. Spain’s across-the-board spending cuts have pitted public sector workers against one another at this […]

Tags: Austerity, barcelona, Blaine Skrainka, budget cuts, Economics, EU, Euro Zone, financial crisis, firefighters, police, Politics, Protests, public sector workers, Spain, The Wild Magazine, world
Monsoon season in Mumbai

Monsoon Season, Mumbai

by: Blaine Skrainka

Girgaum Chowpatty beach in Mumbai (Ahmad Masood/Reuters) Nearing the midpoint of India’s Monsoon season that runs from from June to September, lack of precipitation has farmers and global futures markets worried. It is too soon […]

Tags: Blaine Skrainka, Climate Dots, Drought, Economics, India, Monsoon, Monsoon Season, Mumbai, Photogrpahy, The Wild Magazine
Puerto Rican Demonstrations


by: Blaine Skrainka

Facing a $3.2 billion budget gap, the conservative party in Puerto Rico have implemented severe spending cuts to social programs. What seems to be the same story, different day is particularly interesting because of timing […]

Tags: Austerity, Blaine Skrainka, Collective Bargaining, Economics, Luis Fortuño, Puerto Rican Pain, Puerto Rico, Republican National Committee, The Wild Magazine, Unions, world
nobody expects the spanish revolution


by: Blaine Skrainka

On the heels of the global recession and European sovereign debt crises, youth protests fueled by and organized via social media have exploded.  Along with the macroeconomic and social erosion within the EU, the uprisings […]

Tags: Blaine Skrainka, Economics, European Union, Facebook, IMF, Jasmine Revolution, Spain, The Wild Magazine, Twitter, Unemployment, world, Youth Movemnet