"We're not protesting for a few cents off the fuel bill. We're not protesting because we want to pay less taxes.
We're protesting to be able to live decently.
We're protesting because we want the taxes to be applied equally to everyone.
We're protesting because 10 years ago we put ~€ 400 billion to save banks, and last year the government voted a "pact" with big companies saying "we reduce your charges by 40 billion, but you hire 1 million". They cashed in and didn't hire a single person.
We're protesting because for 20 years the govt told us to "buy diesel cars, it's safer, cheaper to use,..." and now diesel is more expensive than gasoline (~€1,5/L).
We're protesting because nurses have to take care of more than 50 patients at once, for less than €1200/month.
We're protesting because every single law that is voted is voted in favor of the 1%.
We're protesting because we're being told that "we people don't know what's good for us, but that's normal, after all we're the people, we can't understand" (govt deputy)
We're protesting because mass medias are lying to our face ("did you know that there were only 120k people protesting maximum?" That's at least three times less than the real figures).
We're protesting because the only measure the govt has taken until now is to freeze the fuel tax for 6 months and imprison protesters (up to 6 months of jail).
We're protesting because we want to stop being fucked all day long by bosses/investors/taxes/prices/state agencies.
We're protesting because we are tired of being slaved."
This is not about right vs left or any of that crap, it's about workers standing up for themselves.
"We're protesting because every single law that is voted is voted in favor of the 1%"