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3 January 2018
Movement mobilises once more for the Catalan republic: The Catalan election on 21 December was a massive defeat for the Spanish nationalist 'bloc of article 155' - the imposition of direct rule in Catalonia - and an even bigger blow to this bloc's main force, the right-wing People's Party (PP) of prime minister Mariano Rajoy.
13 December 2017
Committee for a Workers' International document: The world crisis of capitalism - despite the surface impression of 'recovery' - has only got worse since the meeting of last year's IEC.
8 November 2017
250 workers and youth attended a vibrant rally to celebrate the centenary of the October Russian revolution in Madrid
31 October 2017
The proclamation of the Catalan Republic provoked an immediate, furious response from Spain's right-wing PP government as well as the ex-social democratic Psoe
25 October 2017
The events that have shaken Catalonia and the Spanish state have national and international implications
24 October 2017
The dramatic events that have shaken Catalonia and the Spanish state have national and international implications, writes Socialists must back Catalan struggle for self-determination.
11 October 2017
While thousands amassed outside, Puigdemont was asking the Catalan parliament to agree to 'suspend' a declaration of independence
4 October 2017
Shocking scenes of brutal police repression in Catalonia reverberated around the world on 1 October
4 October 2017
Mick Barry, a member of the Socialist Party's Irish sister party and of the Irish parliament, has been in Catalonia as an international observer to the struggle and the repression
2 October 2017
Catalonia on 1st October saw scenes of a territory under military occupation. Thousands of police and civil guards - sent by the PP government - used savage repression
27 September 2017
The Spanish state's minority government has ruthlessly enforced a ban on the Catalan independence referendum due to be held on 1 October
25 September 2017
Mass action has been called for 28 September and 3-4 October
20 September 2017
The Spanish PP government has taken extremely repressive measures, including the arrest of Catalan government officials, in an attempt to prevent the referendum called for 1st October from taking place
26 July 2017
A congress at the end of the CWI summer school - held in Barcelona - confirmed the unification of the CWI with Izquierda Revolucionaria (IR)
31 May 2017
'Solidarity Park' is a new community memorial project in Catalonia about the sinking of the ocean liner 'Ciudad de Barcelona' on 30 May 1937 during the Spanish Civil War
17 May 2017
This month marks the 80th anniversary of the 'May Days' in Barcelona during the Spanish Civil War in 1937. Below is a reply to an article in the Observer on 7 May (both this and a shorter version were unpublished) by Socialist Party general secretary Peter Taaffe.
8 March 2017
On 18 February, Barcelona held the biggest demonstration in Europe in support of refugees under the slogan "Volem acollir" (we want to welcome them).
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