POLITICIANS DO NOT REPRESENT US

 

 

"They do not represent us" was the most pronounced sentence in a demonstration in Madrid, on May 15, 2011 (15-M). Who said this sentence expressed that politicians did not represent them and, perhaps, to the majority of Spaniards.

This sentence is used by the world movement of the outraged, has been translated into many languages and has been used in many countries, so it can be considered one of the great contemporary sentences.

To contextualize this sentence, it is worth remembering that Zapatero's PSOE was governing. Spain had been in a deep crisis for three years, which the government later recognized, so he had to advance the General Elections and the Spaniards decided to change their government. ... Continue reading PDF: Article "They Do Not Represent Us" neither politicians nor the majority