Tag: Catalonia

Catalunya: A Letter to the Young People in Prison

As millions of people in Catalunya have taken to the streets to fight for the right to self-determination, many have been thrown in prison by the regime. The anticapitalist youth organization Contracorrent (Against the Current) sent this letter to the young political prisoners. “The best solidarity we can send is to continue the struggle to break the chains of this system.” 

The Return of the Class Struggle

A specter is haunting the world. It is not yet that of communism, but that of class struggle—in capital letters. This new wave of protests began with the emergence of the yellow vests in France, which for the first time in many years made the ruling class of an imperialist country fear revolt. It has only spread since then.

Stop Repression: In Defense of Democratic Rights for Catalonia

We, the undersigned alternative media and journalists, condemn the repression by the Spanish State and criticize the bad practices of the Spanish media. We appeal to left parties and organizations to position themselves against the repression.

General Strike in Catalunya Against Long Prison Sentences for Independence Leaders

Earlier in the week, the Spanish Supreme Court sentenced leaders of the Catalan independence movement to unusually harsh prison sentences of up to 13 years. Hundreds of thousands of people have mobilized on the streets, shutting down freeways and the Barcelona airport and clashing with the police. They are now preparing for massive demonstrations and general strike that will paralyze Catalunya this Friday.

Trotskyist Summer School in Catalonia

Last weekend, almost 100 people gathered in the Catalonian coastal town of Palamós for a summer school. The Revolutionary Workers Current (CRT) invited workers and youth for a weekend full of discussions, debate and relaxation.

Catalunya: A Letter to the Young People in Prison

As millions of people in Catalunya have taken to the streets to fight for the right to self-determination, many have been thrown in prison by the regime. The anticapitalist youth organization Contracorrent (Against the Current) sent this letter to the young political prisoners. “The best solidarity we can send is to continue the struggle to break the chains of this system.” 

The Return of the Class Struggle

A specter is haunting the world. It is not yet that of communism, but that of class struggle—in capital letters. This new wave of protests began with the emergence of the yellow vests in France, which for the first time in many years made the ruling class of an imperialist country fear revolt. It has only spread since then.

Stop Repression: In Defense of Democratic Rights for Catalonia

We, the undersigned alternative media and journalists, condemn the repression by the Spanish State and criticize the bad practices of the Spanish media. We appeal to left parties and organizations to position themselves against the repression.

General Strike in Catalunya Against Long Prison Sentences for Independence Leaders

Earlier in the week, the Spanish Supreme Court sentenced leaders of the Catalan independence movement to unusually harsh prison sentences of up to 13 years. Hundreds of thousands of people have mobilized on the streets, shutting down freeways and the Barcelona airport and clashing with the police. They are now preparing for massive demonstrations and general strike that will paralyze Catalunya this Friday.

Trotskyist Summer School in Catalonia

Last weekend, almost 100 people gathered in the Catalonian coastal town of Palamós for a summer school. The Revolutionary Workers Current (CRT) invited workers and youth for a weekend full of discussions, debate and relaxation.