Category: Spain

J.P. Linstroth: Nations, Nationalism, and Non-Nation Political Movements

The question of Catalonia is virtually the same one to be asked elsewhere and wherever such ethno-nationalist independence movements arise in the world. It is: what is a legitimate state?

Bue Rübner Hansen: Tsunami of dissent floods streets of Catalonia

The uprising against the convictions of Catalan leaders was predicted. But by rioting, parts of the independence movement has entered uncharted territory

David Roberts: Cars Dominate Cities Today. Barcelona has Set Out to Change That.

The city is creating a network of walkable, mixed-use “superblocks”

Steve Early: Fearless Cities: A Guide to The Global Municipalist Movement

Anyone involved in municipal politics and related community organizing will find Fearless Cities to be a very useful guide to winning office, holding onto it, and making change in the process                              

FRANCO Lucía, LEÓN Pablo, MARMISA Javier, URRA Susana: Madrid LGBT activists: “We teach the workshops that Vox wants to ban”

What stands out from these years of experience is “the possibility of helping someone when they need it.”

Peter Gelderloos: What went wrong for the municipalists in Spain?

Spain’s municipalist parties suffered a major setback at the May elections — their own actions and inactions are largely to blame for the loss of support

Laura Flanders: Ada Colau: Barcelona’s Fearless Mayor

For close to a decade now, Barcelona had been what my friend Sol Trumbo Vila calls a beacon for the possibilities of transformative change at the city level

Steve Early: “Fearless Cities”

A look at Fearless Cities: A Guide to the Global Municipalist Movement

Dick Nichols: Elections in Spain

Podemos implodes, Catalan right to decide reasserted

Sol Trumbo Trumbo Vila: Spanish municipal elections

What happened with the new municipalist projects?

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