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Build mass action to bring down Rajoy – For a Catalan socialist republic

Statement from Esquerra Revolucionaria (CWI in Catalunya) On 1 October, Catalonia looked like a territory under military occupation. Thousands of police and civil guards – sent by the government of the Partido Popular (People’s Party/PP) and the State Attorney’s Office ...

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Spain/Catalonia: Mass action needed to bring down the PP government

For a general strike on 3 October against repression and for the right to decide! Thousands of police and civil guards carried out savage repression in Catalonia to try to prevent the right to vote in the referendum on 1 ...

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Catalonia: Students’ strike called against state repression

Statement from Sindicato De Estudiantes - Estado Español (Students Union)  Defeat the PP government’s ‘Francoist’ offensive against Catalonia! Every student fight to defend democratic rights! Organise meetings, strikes and demonstrations! The Partido Popular (People’s Party/PP) and the State apparatus, heir of the ...

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Catalonia: Spanish state repression as independence referendum approaches

Statement from Esquerra Revolucionària (Revolutionary Left) On the 11th September one million people spilled onto the streets of Barcelona shouting loud and clear their intention to vote during the 1st October referendum, making it clear that they were not going ...

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Spain: Elections mark shift to the Left

  Socialismo Revolucionario (CWI in Spain) The elections on 20 December registered a fundamental change in the political situation and composition of the parliament. This change has been building, through mass mobilisations and social movements over the past years, and ...

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Spain: Victories for Left “popular unity” lists in local elections

Danny Byrne, CWI 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. They were especially brutal for ...

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