Catalan Referendum Takes Place under Heavy Repression
Catalan Referendum October 1 2017 – YouTube
Left VoiceOctober 3, 2017
Catalonia: A Vote for Independence Amidst Violence
Police stormed polling stations and repressed demonstrators during the referendum on Catalan independence.
Alejandra RíosOctober 2, 2017
337 Reported Wounded by Police Violence on the Day of the Referendum in Catalonia
Polls opened at 5AM on Sunday, October 1 in Spain for the referendum on the question of Catalonia’s independence.
Amelia RoblesOctober 1, 2017
Spain: trying to break the Electoral Gridlock
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 form government. A broad-left coalition gains momentum.
Juan CJanuary 11, 2016
What’s at Stake in Catalonia?
Earlier this month, the Catalan parliament moved ahead with a process of secession from Spain, led by the coalitions Junts pel Si (Together for Yes, JxSi) and Candidatura d'Unitat Popular (Popular Unity Candidacy, CUP). The measure has been blocked by Spain’s highest courts and virulently opposed by neoliberal parties outside the region. What will the move toward secession mean for Catalonia, for Spain, and the continent as a whole?
Juan CNovember 24, 2015