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Spanish miners strike with homemade bombs while China shoots for the moon – photos

by | 15th, June 2012

IN El Entrego near Oviedo, Spain, miners are striking over Government plans to reduce their state subsidies. The miners have been firing handmade rockets at riot police. Over in China, they’re firing rockets into space. The world is changing…The Economist has a good piece on Spanish bailout. The Euroapocalypse looms:

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Undercover miners are seen next to the road as they block the traffic during a protest in Cinera, near Leon, Spain, Monday, June 11, 2012. Strikes, road blockades, and mine sit-ins continue as 8,000 mineworkers at over 40 coal mines in northern Spain continue their protests against government action to cut coal subsidies. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)



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