Spain

EuroMarches joins the Day of Nonviolence

On the International day of Nonviolence, EuroMarches celebrated the meaning of this principle which underlines this citizen initiative. Yesterday’s events, which centred on the condemnation of tax havens located within the EU, culminated in Seville where a thousand people received…

Spanish Unity: A sacred and indissoluble marriage “by the grace of God”?

In recent days we have heard President Obama calling for Spanish Unity, as if he were acting as a matchmaker or a marriage broker, just as in the past we heard the same from General Franco. And it’s true that…

The Humanist Party of Spain held its VII Congress

On Saturday 12th of September, the VII Congress of the Humanist Party of Spain took place in a public institution of Madrid. With a programme based on nine papers written about different subjects and groups of interchange, the Congress, which…

Anti-war Spaniards mobilize against NATO exercises

Spanish anti-war groups are organising demonstrations against NATO exercises on their territory from October with the participation of nearly 36,000 troops. The Platform ‘Let’s Recover El Retín’, based in the Andalusian town of Barbate in the south of the country,…

Vicente Rubio on Face 2 Face

This week’s show starts with our friend, singer and guitarist, Mark Lesseraux and continues with Vicente Rubio to discuss Spain’s new political landscape with Podemos and the political structures emerging form the Indignados/M15 movement.

#Greferendum: Thank you people of Greece!

The people of Greece say NO to the troika’s proposals in the referendum. The democratic system and the hope in the future of Europe emerge strengthened.

Humanist Party, Spain, again enters the political fray

“Nothing above the Human Being and no Human Being above another” Humanist Party (HP) Spain: The Election Campaign begins with the slogan: “Nothing above the Human Being and no Human Being above another”. Again – since it was founded in…

Constituent alternative to monarchy proposed in Spain

The State Republican Board, made up of more than 50 Spanish organizations, on Wednesday demanded a republican model for the country as a way to counter the problems affecting society. In a statement published on the 84th anniversary of the…

Spaniards refuse to be silenced despite new anti-protest law

by Ashoka Jegroo for Waging Nonviolence Students and free speech defenders hit the streets of Madrid last week to protest two controversial new laws — one targeting students and the other dissent. Spain’s “3+2” law, which shortens undergraduate degrees from…

Katerina Sergidou (Syriza): “We need the support of people from Spain and the whole of Europe”

Katerina Sergidou, secretary of the coordination committee of Syriza in Athens, is currently in Spain to support the launch of the manifesto “For the change in Greece”. “If he’s a star that says no to the troika, then he’s welcome,”…

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