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For God and Spain

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For God and Spain

It is alright to discover that politics is not the art to do what you want, but what you can, given the resources that you count with and the enemies that you face. [...]

June 30, 2016 Author: José Saturnino Martínez García

The left’s failure leaves the Popular Party in Moncloa

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The left’s failure leaves the Popular Party in Moncloa

It is a collective failure: the failure of the left, incapable to come to an agreement in the last three months that now is leaving this PP in Moncloa. [...]

June 27, 2016 Author: Ignacio Escolar

Spain: New list of terrorists according to PP and PSOE penal code reform

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Spain: New list of terrorists according to PP and PSOE penal code reform

With the pretence of tackling the jihadist phenomenon, the PP (People’s Party) and the PSOE (Socialist Party) have come to an agreement regarding the reform of the Penal Code which widens the definition of “terrorism” so as to include behaviours that have nothing to do with crimes that fundamental Islamists could commit, as consulted experts [...]

February 3, 2015 Author: Pedro Águeda

Spain: Οn Podemos

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Spain: Οn Podemos

I keep receiving many messages and calls from friends these days, who seek my opinion on Podemos. I prefer to express my opinion here, in public, out of respect for its proposal. And it is because in Podemos there are many people who, with their long history of struggles, deserve this courtesy expressed here –or [...]

January 20, 2014 Author: Carlos Taibo*

Fascists march again on the streets of Madrid

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Fascists march again on the streets of Madrid

Far right is once again rising in Spain. About a thousand neo-fascists marched in Madrid last Saturday shouting “Democracy is the crisis”. That was their dynamic reappearance after a long period of silence. Will the Spanish far right movement, as happened in the rest of Europe, surprise us in the following election? All the necessary [...]

September 23, 2012 Author: Tania Bozaninou

Spain: People flood the streets in Labour Law protests

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Spain: People flood the streets in Labour Law protests

Spain’s biggest trade unions - CCOC (Comisiones Obreras, Workers Committees) and UGT (Unión General de Trabajadores, General Workers’ Union) - organised a massive clamor against the labour market reforms that the government is planning on February 19. They did so on a Sunday, without calling a general strike yet, and with the objective of informing [...]

February 28, 2012 Author: Sofia Tipaldou