Thursday, February 29, 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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Michigan’s primary reveals stark opposition: Over 100,000 voters stand ‘uncommitted

This unprecedented move highlights the growing frustration within key segments of his base, potentially jeopardizing his reelection prospects.

Air Quality Crisis: Climate change and policy failures endanger millions

This resource is part of a broader initiative to educate Americans about the multifaceted risks posed by climate change, from poor air quality to wildfires, flooding, and extreme heat.

Trump’s pledge for unprecedented power to Christian nationalists and promises of ‘largest deportation’ stir...

These declarations, made in the run-up to crucial primaries and the CPAC convention, offer a glimpse into Trump's potential second-term agenda.

Biden’s cease-fire effort clashes with Gaza’s rising death toll

The immediate focus remains on achieving a cease-fire to halt the loss of life and address the dire humanitarian situation in Gaza.

Tragic protest: Air Force member self-immolates outside Israeli Embassy

This tragic event forces a global reflection on the intersection of personal despair, political protest, and the international community's response to the humanitarian crisis in Gaza.