A photograph, two possible futures and a game of chess

” The one of the 26 people in photo only remain active in the game five, which was previously known, which were part of the same union, and therefore shared a similar vision of politics, is the less flashy ” says Carlos Egio

. Circle can in Murcia at which tore training in Murcia / Photo: Carlos Egio.

I have not chosen this photograph as an excuse for an article because I bring to mind a good memory, it does; nor because I evoke times of strength, joy and friendship, as well. In reality it is costing me a snapshot look, which is no other than the image of failure, of what could be and was not, with all that entails learning.

In the picture we appear many who, one way or another, we can get involved to move forward in Murcia before the European elections. We came from very different political traditions, various militants and activists, or were simply outraged experiences and thought it was time to end evictions and privatizations, with the disappearance of public services, labor exploitation, with the plundering of nature, with institutional xenophobia and gender inequality.

As with most things, the image can be interpreted in many ways, but there are some ideas that, at least for a good reflection. That of the 26 people in photo only remain active in the game five, which was previously known, which were part of the same union, and therefore shared a similar vision of politics, it is the less flashy.

So it is that the remaining twenty has a dozen people who have been branded as “unfair” and “traitors”; one expelled from the party, with more than dubious arguments, and, above all, citizens disenchanted that gradually we decided that was not his space, they spent in the best of illusion to indifference.

The expressions of joy on our faces, especially absences, remind us that everything has been in a match that made a good read 15M, which managed to mobilize many and many getting into the political arena, even without all clear that what we were doing, but has slowly been losing strength as it became institutionalized. Like the movie of the eighties, almost all of us have become blurred boston photographer while changing the future. Make no mistake, nobody believed in this present because we will win the elections.

True, those who have succeeded in primary and feedback have the legitimacy of the majority, also those who have lost will have to bear the result although we do not like or forms or arrogance. But it can not be ignored that the spectacular increase in abstention at each visit we are failing those who have worked at some point in starting this project.

The leaders, who came out of the primary, they have to keep up and take, to do something about it, have left a majority can identify with. Photo disappeared workers, precarious students, unemployed, housewives and teachers and officials were. So it named precisely disappeared mainstreaming. And that’s fine, 16% in the polls is not negligible, but aspired to more. Who can now run because we are going, they are required to win the election and for that will have to refill the photo of excited people with a project.

We do not need a DeLorean like McFly, or a mad doctor, although certain dose of madness not come wrong. Now Madrid, Barcelona Commune, the Atlantic tides and the other candidates in local government show the way forward to reverse the process. Simply put above party fetishes what united us, between us and the rest of society, remember that the goal remains “to end evictions and privatizations, with the disappearance of public services, labor exploitation with the plundering of nature, with the institutionalized xenophobia and gender inequality. ” That will require all hands, heads and teeth possible.

Okay comrades, we can belong to you, you have won our Iberian version of Game of Thrones, but economic powers, really, do not follow the series, and we’ve checked with Syriza. To that we can only overcome together. Remember “it is not time but a move waivers and add, offering tools to indignation and desire for change.” It’s time to start playing seriously, but now everyone, the photo and those who had never approached can. The hand is still stretched, we are required to do well this time, to do it now in common.

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