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Workers’ mobilisation can help to win the next crucial test for Catalan independence

07 October 2017
The government of Catalonia is days away from a decisive test. It has a clear mandate from voters to declare independence from Spain—and a threat from the Spanish government to shut it down if it doesn’t drop the idea.

GALLERY - Workers stage a general strike in Catalonia

03 October 2017
Workers staged a general strike in Catalonia on Tuesday of this week, following a huge vote for independence on Sunday.

Our rulers are violent hypocrites

03 October 2017
 The Spanish state has responded to the Catalan independence referendum with violence.

General strike in Catalonia exploits the tensions at the top of the Spanish state

03 October 2017
Catalonia was shut down today, Tuesday, by a general strike of workers and a “stoppage of the nation” by civil society.

Mass protests against police violence during the Catalan referendum hit Barcelona

02 October 2017
Monster demonstrations involving tens of thousands in Barcelona took place in front of town halls around Catalonia today, Monday.

GALLERY - Scenes from Barcelona on the day of the Catalan referendum

02 October 2017
Sunday's independence referendum in Catalonia saw ordinary people organise to resist state repression - and protect the right to vote

Eyewitness from Barcelona - ‘We‘ve defied repression in Catalonia independence vote’

01 October 2017
Catalonia’s independence referendum – outlawed by the Spanish state – took place on Sunday. As voting closed, activist David Karvala spoke to Socialist Worker from outside a polling station in Barcelona

Catalans say they will resist repression ahead of independence referendum

30 September 2017
Millions of people in Catalonia are set to defy the police and the state to vote on independence from Spain today, Sunday.

GALLERY - Thousands join protests in Catalonia ahead of independence referendum

29 September 2017
The Spanish government is facing a deep political crisis as people in Catalonia defy its attempts to crush a referendum on independence due to take place on Sunday. 

Mass protests of students, workers and farmers defy repression in Catalonia

29 September 2017
The Spanish government faces increasing defiance to its attempts to crush a referendum on independence in Catalonia.

Catalan movement rocks the Spanish state to its core

26 September 2017
The Spanish government is facing a deep political crisis as people in Catalonia defy its attempts to crush a referendum on independence.

Protests against Catalan clampdown plunge Spanish state into crisis

22 September 2017
The Spanish government is facing a deep political crisis as people in Catalonia defy attempts to crush a referendum on independence.

Battle is on as Spanish state tries to repress Catalan independence vote

18 September 2017
The Spanish state is trying to prevent people in Catalonia from voting in a referendum on Catalan independence on 1 October.

Million march for Catalonian independence

12 September 2017
Supporters of Catalan independence responded to new harassment by the Spanish government with a million-strong march on Monday.

Spanish Tory government is hounded on its own march

28 August 2017
Activists in Barcelona made sure a protest in response to terror attacks opposed war and racism, reports Maria Dantas

Muslims and anti-racists in Barcelona won't let far right exploit terror attack

19 August 2017
Muslims, anti-racists and anti-fascists are organising in Catalonia to resist any Islamophobic backlash after terrorist attacks on Thursday night

European Union crackdown drives refugees to Spain on new dangerous sea route

15 August 2017
The number of refugees crossing the sea to Spain has tripled in a year. And in other international news Israeli army officers have talked up the possibility of a new war on Palestinians

Catalonia independence referendum defies Spanish state ban

13 June 2017
The Catalan government in Barcelona has called a referendum on independence—defying a ban by the Spanish government in Madrid.

Reports round-up

23 May 2017
Around 50 anti-fascists turned out in Brighton to see off French Front National candidate Tony Thommes.

Imagine Moscow: How Stalin debased the design of revolution and other exhibitions

23 May 2017
Imagine Moscow exhibition showing until 4 June at The Design Museum London, W8 6AG

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