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Climate change, energy transition and nuclear energy

In May 2020, the Council of Ministers approved the Climate Change and Energy Transition Bill (PLCCTE) and sent it to the Spanish Parliament for its consideration. This is a legal framework that responds to the requirements of the international framework…

Work With Dignity, For Immediate Legislation.

The current health crisis has demonstrated that healthcare is also affected by the crisis. Inequalities, violence and abuses are constantly growing, social policy is losing strength instead of gaining it. We forget the elderly because they “are no longer productive”.…

In the first person: my experience with the Covid-19 in pictures

By Juan Carlos Marín From March 16 to April 8, the day I was able to return home, I went through a process of hospitalization as a consequence of having been infected with Covid-19 or Coronavirus, which I could not…

Spain and the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons: event in the Spanish Congress

As a result of the visit to Spain by Setsuko Thurlow, survivor of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, an event took place in the Spanish Congress of Deptuties on the 26th of February to talk about Spain’s position regarding the…

COP25. Leona Morgan: Continuing to produce nuclear energy is a major violation of human rights

Leona Morgan is part of the Nuclear Issue Study Group. A Navajo indigenous woman from New Mexico (USA), she has participated in the COP25 to denounce how their people and lands are being nuclearized for uranium mining -that threatens to…

Spanish elections: “we’re all going to hell”

The bitter taste of the defeat of possible progress. The Spanish Socialist Party has won the elections again, but has lost seats, its faithful have not supported it. Podemos, the left-wing alternative to governing with PSOE, still lost more seats.…

They target us with nuclear weapons without us even knowing

How can we ensure that the people of Europe are informed of the silent threat to which we are subjected? Will Spanish politicians talk about this issue in the election campaign? Will they commit to signing the TPNW and work…

NATO simulates nuclear war in Europe

Meanwhile, the information and the danger in which we live are hidden from us by governments. In secret manoeuvres in Germany and Holland, NATO is conducting simulations of what a nuclear war in Europe could look like, as revealed by…

Spanish nationalism loses the plot

The English nationalism unleashed by Brexit is not the same as the Spanish nationalism unleashed by the Catalan crisis. Not yet. Ignasi Bernat and David Whyte for openDemocracy 14 October 2019 Imagine if what just happened in Spain, happened here. Imagine…

“Nuclear weapons are no longer justified… fighting them can open up the future for us,” according to Álvaro Orús.

Taking advantage of the Madrid premiere of the documentary The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons, we interviewed its director, Álvaro Orús, about the documentary and the current situation of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. The…

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