Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Tag: Spain

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.

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.

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Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke 

The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Does Elon Musk have a right to destroy Twitter?

Do we really think that the super-wealthy should be allowed to control so much wealth and wield so much influence?

Right-wing SCOTUS majority signals support for anti-LGBTQ+ reactionaries

"It does not bode well for the future of civil rights law that Gorsuch believes a state imposes 'reeducation training' on employers when it reminds them how to comply with nondiscrimination rules," said one court observer.

Puerto Rican cities sue fossil fuel companies in major class-action, climate fraud case

Municipalities aim to hold industry liable for damages from catastrophic 2017 hurricanes.