Spain

SPAIN

Spanish Dockworkers Strike in Defense of Jobs

June 10, 2017 | On June 5, Spanish dockworkers began the first of a series of strikes that will see eight days of strike action over three weeks. These strikes have been called in response to the conservative (...)

Sean Robertson

SPANISH STATE

Dockworkers: the “can do” of the working class

April 11, 2017 | What can the victory of the Spanish dockworkers teach us? That class struggle is the way to twist the arm of the government, the European Union (EU) and the way to make the capitalists pay for (...)

Santiago Lupe

EUROPEAN LEFT

Syriza and Podemos: A Necessary Balance

August 06, 2016 | Syriza and Podemos emerged in the context of a deep capitalist crisis. However, it has not taken long for both organizations to demonstrate their narrow (...)

Diego Lotito
Josefina L. Martínez

EUROPE

Podemos Sinks Despite Crisis of Spanish Establishment

June 29, 2016 | After six months of frustrated negotiations, new elections failed to solve the political stalemate. The ‘Unidos Podemos’ coalition fared worse than expected.

Juan Cruz Ferre

EUROPE

Spain: trying to break the Electoral Gridlock

January 11, 2016 | The results of the general elections have opened a political crisis in Spain. Now that a coalition between the PSOE and PP is off the table, at least 3 parties would have to collude to be able to (...)

Juan Cruz Ferre

SPAIN

Elections in Spain: For an Anti-Capitalist, Working Class Alternative

December 18, 2015 | Neither Podemos, nor Popular Unity, nor the candidacies they jointly advance in Catalonia and Galicia provide a real alternative for workers and the people. It is necessary to construct an (...)

Clase Contra Clase

CATALONIA

What’s at Stake in Catalonia?

November 24, 2015 | Earlier this month, the Catalan parliament moved ahead with a process of secession from Spain. The measure has been blocked by Spain’s highest courts and virulently opposed by neoliberal parties (...)

Juan Cruz Ferre
Robert Belano

GENDER

Pamplona bull festival sex assault: It’s women who really get trampled

July 15, 2015 | Spanish women are protesting against a culture of sexual assault at San Fermin's annual bullfighting festival, after a British teen was reportedly raped. Verónica Landa says it's time the world (...)

Veronica Landa

SPAIN

Mayor-elect of Madrid claims she “can’t stop the evictions”

June 24, 2015 | The Platform of (Those) Affected by the Mortgage, or, in Spanish, “Plataforma de Afectados por la Hipoteca” (PAH) in Madrid's Vallecas neighborhood questioned the housing policy of Ahora Madrid (...)

Josefina L. Martínez