Category: Spain

Ignasi Bernat: Catalonia: A new king with old rules

It might seem like the fall of Rajoy’s government bodes well for Catalonia. Not so fast

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Conn Hallinan: Can Spain’s Socialists Avoid Their Past Pitfalls?

The new Spanish government has a mixed record on both austerity and regional democracy. To stay in power, it’ll have to do better on both

Dick Nichols: Spanish state: How and why the Rajoy government fell

We should celebrate the downfall of Europe’s most corrupt government and the humiliation of its backers at the hands of a coalition that had no choice but to give effective voice to the people’s disgust with the state’s political sewer

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Kate Aronoff: What Does Spain’s New Socialist Government Want?

After a raucous several days in parliament, Spain, much to the surprise of the Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party, is now helmed by its leader Pedro Sánchez

Ignasi Bernat: Spain’s new laws turn peaceful protesters into terrorists

The Spanish central government has introduced new police powers to crack down on radical movements in Catalonia.

Marina Turi: #AlertaFeminista rallies shake Spanish cities

They are feminists, they are many of them, and they are angry

Óscar Blanco: Blockade or Return to Normality?

With spring, the thaw has arrived. The street is heating up again in response to repression

Laia G. Facet: A feminist outpouring shakes the Spanish state

Interview on the background to the uprising and what it means for future organizing

Julian Coppens: ‘If we stop, the world stops’

Behind the millions-strong women’s strike that shook the Spanish state

Dick Nichols: Are new Catalan elections coming despite pro-independence majority?

The December 21 result effectively ratified the pro-independence result of the October 1 referendum and the October 27 proclamation of a Catalan Republic. So why have matters reached this point?

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