Spain

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
Telefonica Spain general protest

Standing Together, Barcelona

by: Katie Grimmer


Photo by: Emilio Morenatti / AP Telefonica phone company employees decry the “unjustified” dismissals at the company in Barcelona, Spain. This traffic-blocking demonstration came just before the second general strike of the year by European […]

Tags: barcelona, general protest, Katie Grimmer, Picture of the day, Spain, Telefonica, The Wild Magazine, trade union strike
Barcelona street art WILD mag

Las Calles Hablan: Supporting Street Art

by: Katie Grimmer


Artist: Kenor One of the many things that Barcelona is best known for is its street art — there are entire walking tours and multiple Web sites dedicated to the graffiti scene. Because of recent […]

Tags: ART, barcelona, BToy, Katie Grimmer, Kenor, Kickstarter, Las Calles Hablan, MBPA, Spain, street art, The Wild Magazine
Rapa das Bestas, Spain

Rapa das Bestas, Spain

by: Blaine Skrainka


Miguel Vidal/Reuters This past weekend near Santiago de Compostela, Spain, wild horses were rounded up and wrestled to the ground as part of the Rapa das Bestas. Their manes were sheared and the animals were branded. The 400 […]

Tags: animal rights, Blaine Skrainka, Picture of the day, Rapa das Bestas, Spain, The Wild Magazine, world
Global Sex Trade

Humanity Ignored

by: Blaine Skrainka


A modern day slave trade may seem unimaginable, but it is in fact all around us. Two and a half million people just this year have fallen victim to this $32 billion industry. The United […]

Tags: Blaine Skrainka, Brazil, China, Equality Now, Honduras, Human Rights, Human Trafficking, Humanity Ignored, New York Times, Nigeria, Polaris Project, Prostitution, Sex Work, Slavery, Spain, The Economist, The Wild Magazine, United Nations, United States, world
Sahara International Film Festival

Desert Stories

by: Blaine Skrainka


The Western Sahara does not often frequent our thoughts, but in this mysterious desert, there lives a group of exiles under military occupation. The Sahara International Film Festival, or FiSahara, might be the world’s only […]

Tags: Algeria, Arts, Benicio Del Toro, Blaine Skrainka, Democracy Now, Desert Stories, Film, FiSahara, Maria Carrion, Morocco, New York Times, Omar Ahmed, Sahara International Film Festival, Saharawi, Spain, The Wild Magazine, United Nations, Western Sahara, world
Cleantech Challenge Mexico 2012

Mexico and Cleantech Innovation

by: Veronica French


Conventionally known for its tequila and tacos, Mexico is making a breakthrough in the clean technology sector. Few would associate Mexico with innovation and sustainable technology, but one competition is attempting to change this: the […]

Tags: Argentina, biodegradable, Carbon Diversion, Carbon Footprint, clean technology, cleantech, Climate Change, Colombia, Ecopipo, entrepreneur, Green, green energy, GreenMomentum, Guadalajara, investment, Italy, Mexico, Peru, SME, Spain, startup, sustainability, UNIDO, United Nations, USAID, venture capital
Anna Haas

WILD PROFILE: THE RED HEAD SINGER WITH A HEART

by: Guillaume Boulez


Who: Anna Haas Where: New York City What: Musician Photo by Shervin Lainez. What’s on her mind today: Today I learned to be appreciative of those closest to me, the ones who love me enough […]

Tags: administration, affordable food, America, Anna Haas, ART, Beth Hart, citizen, concept album, France, gay marriage nationally legal, Grandfather's funeral, Guillaume Boulez, health care, healthy food, Irish sheep farmer, Italy, Mt. Everest, music, Obama, red head with a heart, Shervin Lainez., Spain, the land of the free, White House, wine
Sutja Gutierrez New Album Cult and truth

WILD PROFILE: CULT AND TRUTH, SUTJA GUTIERREZ

by: Lia Hallie


Who: Sutja Gutiérrez Where: Spain What he does: Music What’s on his mind today: My dog Nina, she’s so sweet with me. What he’s currently working on: New album called “Cult and truth”, new videos […]

Tags: cult and truth, music, new album, Spain, spanish music, sutja gutierrez, The Wild Magazaine, WILD PROFILES
nobody expects the spanish revolution

YOUTH PROTESTS SPREAD FROM SPAIN

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

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