Monday, May 30, 2011
Spanish Lessons: What UK's young jobless can learn from Barcelona
This article of mine appears in today's First Post.
Neil Clark: Spain’s street protests will be pertinent here as unemployed under-25s approach 1m
Judging from Saturday's hopelessly one-sided Champions League final, in which Manchester United were, in Sir Alex Ferguson's own words, "given a hiding" by Barcelona, it's likely to be a few years at least before English football catches up with the super-skilled Catalonian version.
But the Spanish tactics for streets protests – against joblessness among the young and against the power of the banks – is another matter.
You can read the whole article here.