Sánchez Gordillo or Juan Manuel Sánchez Gordillo won attention in 2012 as the mayor of the small Andalucian town of Marinaleda who led popular expropriations of supermarkets to protest neo-liberal austerity policies.
- Spain’s Creative Protests: Flamenco Flash Mobs and Supermarket Robin Hoods Lisa Abend. Time August 15, 2012.
- Robin Hood Mayor Vows to Occupy Banks by Miles Johnson. Financial Times. August 17, 2012.