British voters had over a year to come to an informed opinion about a straightforward question on whether to leave the EU. Greek voters had eight days to consider a ‘creatively ambiguous’ referendum on austerity measures amid an atmosphere of tremendous media and government propaganda.
Dubbed the “Kick in the Teeth Law” by the some — the law fines Spaniards roughly $816,000 for conducting an unauthorized protest.
Last week the conservative Spanish government continued a global trend of new laws restricting citizens to voice their discontent by passing a measure that can heavily fine anti-government protesters. The law, known as the Citizens’