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Abortion is a right, not a failure, not a tragedy

Let us not respond to the neocon attack on abortion with moral or moralising arguments. It is a right, and there is no need to justify it. Just expand it and defend it. By Vanesa Jiménez/ctxt Abortion is a woman’s…

Civil disobedience to nuclear weapons, a long road ahead

22 January marks the second anniversary of the entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), ratified by 59 countries, including Spain, which, as is well known, does not have nuclear weapons. By Ovidio Bustillo…

97 Marea Blanca Madrileña: not a step backwards in the defence of Public Health Care

With the slogan, “2023 and Public Health without Solution, this Sunday 15th of January, the 97 Marea Blanca (97th White Tide) took place, called by the Mesa en Defensa de la Sanidad Pública de Madrid (MESAP)-Marea Blanca to denounce the…

Spain: No appointments, no rights

Applicants for international protection denounce that they find themselves without the right to be so, as Spain has failed to fulfil its obligation to protect them by not facilitating access to the application for such protection. For this reason, on…

The clamour for public health care overflows Madrid and sends a warning to Ayuso

The citizens of Madrid responded massively to the demonstration against the privatisation policies of the regional government. More images of the mobilisation on this link The Leap Attendance at the demonstration for Public Health on Sunday 13 November has exceeded…

Iran: “‘Woman, life and freedom’ is a motto full of hope”, says Ryma Sheermohammadi

We spoke to Ryma Sheermohammadi about what is happening in Iran afterwards the death of Mahsa Amini; about the solidarity of the population in different parts of the world; about the slow response of Western governments… but also about the…

Rare diseases: “5 out of 10,000” exhibition comes to Madrid

Some of the illustrators who have donated their works for the exhibition ‘5 out of 10,000’. “Rare diseases can be lived with and, if research helps, cured or mitigated”, this is the slogan that has prompted some thirty illustrators –…

The PASàPAZ Choir has brought its music to Spain

The French choir PASàPAZ has performed in Madrid (Casa de Vacas del Retiro) and in the Toledo Park of Study and Reflection, in two concerts that have taken place on the occasion of the celebration of the Day of Nonviolence.…

March to Brussels calls to strengthen strategies to change migration policies in favour of HRDs

The March to Brussels has ended with a call for the strengthening of a strategy and a change in the balance of power that allows for a different migration policy based on the fulfilment of human rights. Several hundred people…

“With the eco-social crisis, the idea of a stable situation is no more than an illusion”.

Interview with José Luis ‘Kois’ Fernández, Javier Fernández and Nerea Ramírez / Authors of ‘Solidaridades de proximidad’ By Yayo Herrero* in ctxt. Photos by Sara Garchi in “Solidaridades de proximidad”, by the Tangente Co-operative Group. Some of us believe that…

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