Spain - Mass protest in demand of better pension - February 28, 2019

Thousands of senior citizens took to the streets of Madrid to demand better public pensions. Retiree groups and trade unions have held several protests across the country during recent months to demand that the government make sure that pension pay-outs rise in line with inflation. They argue that the 0.25% increase in 2017 was insufficient. The prime minister has now offered the pensioners a 6% increase.

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