Thursday, July 18, 2024

Tag: Spain

Lessons from Barcelona’s 8-year experiment in radical governance

Their victory reflected a decision by activists to move from occupying the town squares to taking over city halls, and it would have profound consequences for the future of one of Europe’s most prominent metropolitan areas.

Spain to ban plastic wrap for fruits and veggies

The plastic waste used to wrap fruits and vegetables has been opposed by environmental groups both in Spain and abroad.

Spain locks down & nationalizes private healthcare as coronavirus deaths double...

This comes as the Spanish government announced it is nationalizing hospitals and private healthcare companies to better manage the pandemic.

At major march in Madrid, indigenous & youth activists slam global...

Protesters marched through Madrid’s city center Friday night in a massive climate demonstration led by indigenous leaders and youth activists.

Running on Green New Deal and economic justice, socialists prevail in...

"Sánchez came out in support of the U.S. Green New Deal – sometimes translated as 'El New Deal Verde' or 'El Green New Deal de España' – in January and has campaigned on it throughout the election."

Spain not satisfied with CIA answers on embassy attack

Burglars sought files of Kim Jong-un adviser.

While state leaders make war, Spanish children march for peace

On this thirtieth march for international peace in commemoration of the day that Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated, the children sang “No to War,” “Yes to Peace,” “Save the Children,” “Friendship Yes, Violence No.”

Europe and the Middle East are both on the verge of...

From Catalonia to Kurdistan, long simmering regions are clamoring for their own states. But what good is being a state anymore?

Testing the limits of self-determination in Catalonia

“Stop this escalation of radicalism and disobedience once and for all.”

The Abdication of the Left

A crucial difference between the right and the left is that the right thrives on deepening divisions in society – “us” versus “them” – while the left, when successful, overcomes these cleavages through reforms that bridge them.

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UnitedHealth reports $7.9 billion Q2 profits as protesters decry coverage denials

Protesters reiterated their commitment to fighting for healthcare justice, emphasizing the need for systemic changes.

Dear Democrats—change the message! Please!

Ideally this can be resolved by the Democrats engaging in focused strategic and tactical consideration with one over-riding goal: How to retain the White House and Senate and win back the House.

Appeals court dismisses case against Biden administration for complicity in alleged Gaza genocide

The three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco affirmed a lower court’s dismissal of the lawsuit against President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.

Thousands protest GOP agenda at Milwaukee RNC, demanding justice and equality

Protesters condemned U.S. politicians on both sides of the aisle for sending weapons to Israel amid what they described as genocide in Gaza.

Why protests work, even when not everybody likes them

Protest movements take a gamble when they unsettle the status quo. But it is a risk worth taking.