Yesterday the two major Union leaders (UGT and CCOO) warned of an Autumn of Discontent if the Government does not listen to what the people are saying, and so have requested the king to intervene by asking for a referendum on the continuation of such extreme austerity measures, before things get drastically worse.
Perhaps, yesterdays supermarket raids indicated that it may already be too late. What was it now that Santayana said about the repetition of history?
Why the call for a Referendum?
"Many of these cuts relate to issues that were never part of the Governments campaign agenda, or are contrary to their electoral promises"
On the 13th July 2012 the Council of Ministers approved of the biggest cut in public finances in the history of Democracy.