Diego is a journalist from Madrid. He is a member of the Revolutionary Workers Current (CRT) and an editor of IzquierdaDiario.es.
NATO and Imperialist Military Expansionism
As its recent summit made clear, NATO cannot play a “democratic” or “progressive” role internationally.
Diego LotitoJuly 17, 2022
No to War: Putin’s Reactionary Invasion and the Rearmament of Imperialist Europe
A few days into the Russian armed forces’ invasion of Ukrainian territory, the imperialist states of Europe are using war as an excuse to carry out a historic rearmament that can only have dire consequences for people around the world.
Diego LotitoMarch 2, 2022
Italian Factory Workers Go on Strike for Coronavirus Protections
As coronavirus rips through Italy, the country remains on lockdown and most businesses are closed. Yet many of Italy’s factories remain open, putting millions of workers at risk. Workers are going on strike around the country to stand up against these dangerous working conditions.
Diego LotitoMarch 13, 2020
Climate Catastrophe and Socialist Strategy
Imperialist-era capitalism has created a climate emergency. The ecological Left needs to develop and put forward a socialist program as the only response capable of staving off the catastrophe.
Diego LotitoMarch 8, 2020
Amazon Workers Strike on Black Friday in Italy and Germany
On Black Friday, workers from the distributions centers in Germany and northern Italy went on strike to demand better salaries.
Diego LotitoNovember 27, 2017
The question mobilising Argentina: ‘Where is Santiago Maldonado?’
September 1 marks one month since the last time he was seen. Santiago Maldonado, a 28-year-old artisan, was protesting on August 1 in solidarity with the struggle of the Mapuche people from the Lof Cushamen community in Chubut province, in Argentina’s Patagonia region.
Diego LotitoSeptember 2, 2017
The Working Class, the Left, and Right-Wing Populism
The election of Donald Trump and the rise of the far right in Europe have rekindled the much-needed debate about the left’s relationship with the working class.
Diego LotitoDecember 20, 2016
Syriza and Podemos: A Necessary Balance Sheet
Syriza and Podemos emerged in Southern Europe in the context of a deep capitalist crisis and a concomitant crisis of the political regimes. Both political formations occupied the vacant space left by the decline in popularity of European social democracies, who are responsible for rigorously implementing the neoliberal agenda against workers and youth over the last decades.
Diego LotitoAugust 6, 2016
From the Podemos hypothesis to the test of power
Podemos was born one and a half years ago. It presented itself as something new, a participatory movement “open to all citizens”. Referring to the movement of the Spanish “indignados” (the ‘indignant’ or ‘outraged’) that emerged on May 15, 2011, Pablo Iglesias at the time announced that, “We said in the plazas that it can be done and we are saying today that we can do it”.
Diego LotitoJuly 25, 2015
Tsipras’ concessions and Syriza’s left wing
There is a growing tension between Tsipras and the left platform within SYRIZA due to the negotiations with the Troika. However, Syriza’s “left wing” acts only as formal opposition, while in government continuing to support the parliament's decisions.
Diego LotitoJuly 6, 2015