02 June 2020
Auto bosses are setting workers against each other as they seek to restart profit-making.
17 April 2020
I was angry to see the Spanish state relax its coronavirus lockdown last week and workers in manufacturing and construction being told to return to work.
13 April 2020
Global deaths from the coronavirus surpassed 100,000 at the end of last week. In many countries there is no let-up in the grim statistics of infection and deaths.
14 January 2020
A new coalition government in Spain is vowing to create “a Spain of moderation and not a Spain of tension”.
10 December 2019
The streets of Madrid were filled with defiant scenes last week as thousands of climate campaigners protested outside United Nations (UN) climate talks.
12 November 2019
Elections in Spain last Sunday produced almost the same result as in April—except for a very disturbing rise for the far right party Vox.
28 October 2019
Angry protests swept Catalonia last weekend over harsh jail sentences handed down to activists who called the 2017 independence referendum. Over 350,000 people marched last Saturday.
20 October 2019
A general strike brought much of Catalonia to a standstill on Friday.
15 October 2019
Massive protests erupted across Catalonia this week after a Spanish court sentenced nine pro-independence Catalan leaders to vicious prison terms.
01 October 2019
Nine Catalan independence activists have been arrested on charges of terrorism and rebellion. The Spanish state deployed 500 police officers to carry out the arrests.
19 August 2019
Journalist Paul Mason has called on Labour to support a ‘Popular Front’ to stop the far right. It proved a disaster in the 1930s—and he should know it, writes Nick Clark
04 July 2019
Spanish firefighter Miguel Roldan faces up to 20 years in jail for helping to rescue desperate refugees who would otherwise have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea. He spoke to Nick Clark about why states are going to war on migrants – and what we can do about it
29 April 2019
Elections in the Spanish state on Sunday saw the victory of the Labour-type party but also the entry into the congress of the far right VOX party
08 March 2019
Women struck across the Spanish state on Friday, International Women’s Day, in a howl of rage against oppression.
01 March 2019
On International Women's Day, 8 March, mass protests and strikes are planned in some countries. Sadie Robinson spoke to some of the activists involved.
19 February 2019
At least 200,000 people—half a million according to the organisers—marched in Barcelona last Saturday against the show trial of 12 Catalan nationalist leaders.
16 February 2019
Spanish prime minister Pedro Sanchez of the Labour-type PSOE party has dissolved parliament and called elections for 28 April.
21 December 2018
Thousands protested as the Spanish state held a cabinet meeting in Barcelona
04 December 2018
A far right party has won seats in a Spanish regional election for the first time since the days of dictator Francisco Franco
23 October 2018
One African migrant died and three others were injured when around 300 stormed the border fence separating Spanish enclave Melilla from Morocco in north Africa on Sunday.