Redacción Madrid

News from the Pressenza Bureau in Madrid, Spain

Nuclear disarmament is essential

As the threat of nuclear war looms on the horizon once again, we must ask ourselves why the Spanish state refuses to sign the NPT. The decision does not belong to our alleged rulers, but to NATO. By Ovidio Bustillo…

Activists turn Madrid Army War College into Peace School ahead of NATO Summit

More than fifty activists from different parts of Spain and linked to various anti-militarist, environmental, feminist, trade union and climate protection organisations have carried out a nonviolent direct action at the Army War College in Madrid. The groups that took…

Activists fall “inert” in front of Guernica in peace protest

Action carried out at the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid, in front of Picasso’s Guernica (Image by Rebellion or Extinction and Youth for Climate) In an action for peace, activists acted out a grotesque scene to point out that war…

Sergi Raventós: “We are going to create a small microcosm of what a basic income applied to a territory would be like”.

At the head of the Office of the Pilot Plan to Implement the Universal Basic Income, Sergi Raventós and his team are making progress in the design of an experiment that aims to reproduce as closely as possible what life…

Caravana Abriendo Fronteras finalises preparations for the next Pyrenees Alps route

The internal European borders of yesterday and today are the new focus of the Caravana Abriendo Fronteras network, which will be travelling on several buses from the Pyrenees to the Alps between 15 and 24 July. The seventh edition of…

Convention 189: historic consensus in the Spanish Congress

Convention 189 of the International Labour Organisation unites all parties to ratify that domestic and care worker have labour rights equivalent to those of any other salaried worker. By Gessamí Forner and Pablo Elorduy/El salto diario Today (09/06) was a…

Health lobbies that got rich the year of the pandemic

Lobby action means privatisation of health care They were awarded 70% of the contracts; almost 800 million euros. IDIS Foundation, Spain Health Foundation, ANEFP and Farmaindustria, the most favoured The privatisation of Madrid’s public health system exceeded previous years’ figures…

India’s paradox: 47°C in April and burning coal

The country, which was coming off its warmest March in more than a century, has faced the hottest April temperatures on record while 70 per cent of its electricity is generated by the dirtiest source: coal. By Pablo Rivas/El Salto…

EDUHRED’s new Agora on education as the basis of a nonviolent community, with Anabella Coiro

Humanist Educators in Network (EDUHRED) presents its Agora with Anabella Coiro, on education as a basis for building a community based on nonviolence. It will take place next Sunday, April 24, at 12 pm in Argentina. For those who do…

More than 300 organisations deliver a manifesto against the health exclusion of thousands of people to the Health Ministry

On World Health Day, more than 300 organisations and groups have called on the Government, through a manifesto, to put a definitive end to the exclusion experienced by thousands of people in Spain, which began just 10 years ago with…

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