The ‘Indignados’ movement’s participants in Spain, throughout their breakaway yet inclusive attempts, refused to wear any political labels. “We are neither left, nor right,” they used to emphasize during their first spontaneous assemblies in 2011. Instead, they proudly exhibited an intellectual affiliation with a 95-year-old rebel – Stéphane Hessel.
Hessel died on the 27th of February, leaving as a posthumous gift for his followers, his new and last book: No os rindáis. Describing his life is telling a story full of big words and events. In fact, through his memoir, Danse avec le Siecle, the contemporary reader can sneak through his recollections of some of the most remarkable events of the twentieth century. Continue reading