Protesters in Madrid reclaim the Gregorio Marañón Hospital for the public. A plan introduced in 2012 threatened to privatize six city hospitals until protests erupted throughout Spain. (Alex Lurhman / Flickr / Creative Commons)
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Nationwide outcry killed a proposal to privatize Madrid’s hospitals.
BY ANA MARTINEZ
Spanish unions and citizens have won a decisive victory in the battle for public healthcare.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Ana Martinez is a Spring 2014 intern.