Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Tag: Spain

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.

To Put Bankers Behind Bars, Spanish Citizens Take the 1% to...

The campaign has already been successful in part because of one crucial strategic move: it highlighted the way Bankia committed false advertising when it floated its stock on the market.

From ‘Demos’ to ‘Podemos’: Popular Uprisings in Greece and Spain

The future of Europe is in flux, as popular movements in Greece and Spain gain power and challenge traditional economic and political systems. The global economic crisis created enormous suffering for billions around the world, but it also created an opening.

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Monsanto documents predicted damage to US farms

Dozens of U.S. farms have joined together to sue Monsanto (now Bayer) and BASF in order to hold them accountable for the damage of millions of acres of farmland and crops.

Bernie Sanders calls for ‘boldest legislation in history’ to halt spiraling COVID-19 catastrophe

"Senator Sanders' economic rescue principles speak to the bold, fast action needed to protect and support people and prevent corporations from consolidating economic and political power amidst a crisis."

Travesty averted: An uplifting poem for the pandemic

There are times when well-meaning "message poetry" captures the moment and touches heart strings.

Wall Street wins—again

A relief package for whom?

Factory farms create the perfect conditions to spread viral infections like COVID-19

An alarming 75 percent of new or emerging diseases start in animals.