Melancholic Nostalgia

Posts tagged ‘strikes’

Day of (un)rest

March 5th, 2010

So yes, a day at home, working from home, whilst others choose to protest. Or fight… Being on the receiving end of tear gas isn’t a nice experience, I’ll tell you that… Your eyes water, nose runs and mouth gets dry all at once. Even though places like the metro were closed, it doesn’t stop […]

New measures have been introduced to boost the currency: Pensions freezes; Cuts in public sector pay; A increase in sales tax from 19% to 21%; Rises in taxes on fuel, cigarettes and alcohol; Rises in taxes on luxury goods. Good news for the Euro… but this is inevitably followed by hell.  There will be a […]