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17 October 2018
On 8 March 2018 - International Women's Day - an unprecedented strike against sexism and women's oppression took place across the Spanish state. Libres y Combativas played a central role. Now, the campaign is building for a new student strike on 14 November. The Socialist spoke to Ana Garcia, an activist in Libres y Combativas
16 May 2018
The general student strike on 10 May, called against the shameful light sentencing of the 'wolfpack' rapists, was a great success. More than one million students emptied classrooms and more than 100,000 attended over 60 demonstrations
2 May 2018
Protests rocked Spain on 26 April and for a further two days following the sentencing of 'La Manada' - five men accused of raping an 18-year-old woman during the Pamplona bull-running festival in 2016.
14 March 2018
The 8 March feminist strike in the Spanish state was unprecedented. Never has there been such a deep and massive mobilisation against the oppression of working class women
8 November 2017
250 workers and youth attended a vibrant rally to celebrate the centenary of the October Russian revolution in Madrid
22 March 2017
Non-fiction review - 'Spain in our hearts': Left-leaning academic Adam Hochschild's remarkable latest work collects the visceral stories of Americans and Canadians who fought fascism as part of the 'International Brigades' in Spain's 1936-9 civil war
15 February 2017
The discussion focussed on the impact of Trump's victory internationally and the crucial role of a revolutionary party in the current and coming class battles
7 December 2016
Just days after the last general strike that was called by the Sindicato de Estudiantes against the "Revalidas Fanquistas" (introduction of matriculation), we have been proved correct in what we always said - struggle works.
30 November 2016
The government of conservative prime minister Mariano Rajoy - under pressure from mass student strikes organised by the Sindicato de Estudiantes - has withdrawn its reactionary attacks on public education that include big cuts.
23 November 2016
300 young revolutionaries from 26 cities - along with dozens of trade unionists and working class militants - met in Madrid.
2 November 2016
A tidal wave of protest swept through the streets and squares of Spain on 26 October
27 October 2016
A magnificent general strike of school students throughout the Spanish state took place on 26 October
13 July 2016
The results of the 26 June re-run general elections in Spain were without doubt very disappointing for many activists, and for broad layers of workers and youth. All opinion polls pointed to the much-coveted 'sorpasso' - ie the alternative left overtaking the ex-social democratic PSOE as the main opposition to the right-wing PP (People's Party).
6 January 2016
Spain - elections mark shift to left: The elections on 20 December registered a fundamental change in the political situation and composition of the parliament. This change was also reflected in the local elections in May.
7 October 2015
Catalan elections on 27 September revealed a society virtually split down the middle on the question of independence from the Spanish state.
3 June 2015
On 24 May, Spain held local elections throughout the state, as well as elections to 13 of its 17 regional parliaments. The results represent a further step in Spanish capitalism's political crisis
11 February 2015
The election of a Syriza-led government in Greece has encouraged anti-austerity left forces throughout crisis-ravaged Europe and beyond. Nowhere is this more the case than in Spain, where a force widely seen as a 'Spanish Syriza', Podemos, is growing from strength to strength
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
19 August 2013
Rajoy and Cameron governments distract attention from domestic crisis with new flaring up of tensions over Gibraltar
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