Tag: Catalonia

Repression and revolt in Catalonia

The Catalan revolt has revealed the flawed nature of the Spanish 1978 constitutional settlement, writes Paul Amby.

After the elections, what next for Catalonia?

Andy Durgan outlines the political landscape following Catalonia's recent elections.

Video: Can Catalonia Survive?

On 16 November rs21 hosted in London a discussion of the movement for Catalan independence.
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3 perspectives on rs21’s A Day Without Men

The day of discussion included sessions on Corbyn and ‘Corbynomics’, social reproduction and struggles for healthcare and housing, and repression and resistance in Catalonia.

Catalonia: crisis puts the working class centre-stage

Seb Cooke argues that the level of ongoing mass struggle will determine the result of the current stand-off in Catalonia. ‘It was the red vision of the revolution, which, inevitably, would one day carry them...

Scottish solidarity with Catalunya

Pete Cannell of International Socialists Scotland (Scotland rs21) reports back from recent solidarity protests with Calatunya. On Sunday, as Catalunya voted on its independence in the face of Spanish state repression, Edinburgh saw its third solidarity...

Spanish state out to smash Catalan independence referendum

Andy Durgan writes from Catalonia On 1 October the people of Catalonia go to the polls to decide if their country will become an independent republic or not. The Spanish government insists that the referendum...

1936: revolution in Spain

Andy Durgan is author of The Spanish Civil War (Palgrave 2007) and Comunismo, revolución y movimiento obrero en Cataluña 1920-1936. Los orígenes del POUM (Laertes, 2016). In the latest of a series of articles...

Homage to Catalonia: the working class in the saddle

In a series of articles marking the anniversary of General Franco's military coup against the Republican government of Spain Colin Revolting revisits George Orwell's masterpiece of revolutionary reportage.

Solidarity with Greece: round-up

Yesterday there were protests in cities across Europe in solidarity with the people of Greece. Here are reports from some of them. London Around 150 people attended the London demonstration, outside the German Embassy, organised by...