Catalan Referendum Takes Place under Heavy Repression
Catalan Referendum October 1 2017 – YouTube
Left VoiceOctober 3, 2017
Podemos Sinks Despite Crisis of Spanish Establishment
After six months of frustrated negotiations, new elections failed to solve the political stalemate. The ‘Unidos Podemos’ coalition fared worse than expected.
Juan CJune 29, 2016
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