Julia Ramirez Blanco

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Banners and the 2011 Madrid Protest Camp: Reading the Signs of Revolt

In May 2011, Madrid’s protest camp became the first Western example in the wave of protest camps that would occupy central squares of cities all around the world. This settlement was named #Acampadasol [Suncamp] on Twitter, because of its occupation of the Puerta del Sol  [Gate of the Sun], one of Madrid’s emblematic centres. The […]

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