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10 December 2014
Once again workers are in revolt against "elderly and haggard" European capitalism - as the Pope accurately described it. Six years into 'the Great Recession' austerity and mass unemployment have become permanent continent wide
24 September 2014
On 11 September an estimated 1.8 million people took to the streets of Barcelona in the annual demonstration for Catalan independence, writes Rob MacDonald, Socialismo Revolucionario (CWI Spain).
11 June 2014
Victor Egio (CWI member, local councillor in Santomera, Murcia, and member of Izquierda Unida, writing in a personal capacity) responds to the results of the European elections in Spain
2 April 2014
"De Norte a Sur, de Este a Oeste, la lucha sigue, cueste lo que cueste" (From North to South, East to West, the struggle continues no matter what the cost). This chant rang through the streets of Madrid on 22 March
27 November 2013
Despite capitalist 'experts' predicting that the world economy would by now be experiencing 'escape velocity', capitalism is still in deep crisis. And Europe is most acutely affected, writes Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary.
19 August 2013
Rajoy and Cameron governments distract attention from domestic crisis with new flaring up of tensions over Gibraltar
10 April 2013
"No nos vamos, nos echan" - we're not leaving, we're being thrown out. This was the message of hundreds of young Spanish people on a protest in central London on 7 April, writes Sarah Wrack.
27 March 2013
The eurozone crisis has dramatically intensified. Events in Cyprus have blown away the optimism of the European ruling classes in recent months that they had resolved the crisis
21 November 2012
On 14 November (N14), millions of workers across Europe went on strike and participated in mass protests against austerity...
16 November 2012
On November 14th, millions of workers across Europe went on strike and participated in mass protests in the first internationally-coordinated strike action in Europe against austerity since the economic crisis began
31 October 2012
On 14 November a general strike called by Spanish, Portuguese, Greek and Cypriot trade union federations will take place against government austerity measures - part of a "day of action and solidarity" called by the European Trade Union Confederation...
17 October 2012
'But the EU is at war on us' exclaimed a number of Greek workers when reacting to the European Union (EU) being awarded a Nobel peace prize...
3 October 2012
Huge response to general strike in Greece: The Greek working class has put up an incredible struggle against the vicious austerity measures raining down on them...
26 September 2012
On Saturday 15 September, workers from all over the Spanish state marched on Madrid to protest against the massive cuts to public services by the right-wing People's Party (PP) government
20 September 2012
For an article on Mario Draghi's announcement that the European Central Bank will embark on the unlimited buying of eurozone bonds to support debtor governments like Spain and Italy, and other recent developments
8 August 2012
Recent public disagreements between Europe's political elites over how to contain the eurozone debt crisis have increased capitalist speculators' nervousness, leading to a sharp increase in borrowing costs for Spain and Italy's governments...
25 July 2012
Workers' organisations must build for a 48-hour general strike: Like the wildfires that are ripping across the mountains of Catalonia, 'Spanic' is spreading around the world's financial markets, writes Hannah Sell
25 July 2012
Thousands of coal miners arrived in Madrid on 10 July, completing another march on the capital as part of the struggle to defend their jobs, writes John Hird, CWI Spain.
18 July 2012
After marching for 19 days striking coal miners from Asturias and Leon arrived in Madrid on 11 July to demand that the right wing Popular Party government of prime minister Mariano Rajoy reverses his decision to slash subsidies to the industry and protect jobs...
27 June 2012
Spain is becoming the new epicentre of the capitalist crisis in the eurozone. The country's massive banking crisis, has led to the right-wing Rajoy government accepting a humiliating €100 billion European...
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