Wednesday 19th December 2018
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Articles translated by Sofia Tipaldou

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

European Border and Coast Guard: What is it and what does it aim at?

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European Border and Coast Guard: What is it and what does it aim at?

So, what is this new European Border and Coast Guard? Much more than what its name suggests. In theory, as it has been described, it is yet another step in the long-term process of militarisation of both the EU's borders and its interior. In reality, the Commission seeks to establish close surveillance and the possibility [...]

March 13, 2016 Author: Apostolis Fotiadis

Ukraine: Interview with Ricardo Marquina, director of “Ukraine, the year of chaos”

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Ukraine: Interview with Ricardo Marquina, director of “Ukraine, the year of chaos”

The climate of fear, generated by propaganda, leads one part of the Ukrainian society to want an open conflict with Russia, with the hope of receiving military help from NATO. Additionally, the far right sectors will not accept surrendering, defeat nor truce. In this case, Poroshenko or whomever occupies his place in Kiev is risking [...]

November 17, 2015 Author: Javier Morales

Barcelona: Thousands of voices against the Temporary Detention Centres for Migrants

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Barcelona: Thousands of voices against the Temporary Detention Centres for Migrants

Around 1,000 people marched yesterday, January 11th, in front of the Temporary Detention Centre for Migrants (CIE) of Barcelona's Zona Franca to demand the closure of detention centers for foreigners and justice in clarifying the case of Armenian citizen Aramis Manukyan, "Alik", who died in the detention center on December 3th 2013. [...]

January 11, 2014 Author: Robert Bonet

150 people gathered in Barcelona to protest the killing of a Greek antifascist

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150 people gathered in Barcelona to protest the killing of a Greek antifascist

The murder of the Greek hip-hop singer and antifascist activist Paul Fyssas from a member of the fascist party Golden Dawn in Athens, mobilized over one hundred people on Wednesday afternoon in Barcelona's Plaça Catalunya. [...]

September 19, 2013 Author: David Bou