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Barcelona’s mayor proposes a network of refugee-cities

[Proposal announced by the mayor of Barcelona Ada Colau’s in her Facebook on 28th August 2015. Below you can find a translation of her message into English, by Rafaela Apel & Richard McAleavey.] The day before yesterday 50 people died by suffocation in … Continue reading

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Andalusia: first sign of the two party system’s recovery? – Emmanuel Rodríguez & Isidro López

[Article written by Emmanuel Rodríguez (@emmanuelrog) and Isidro López (@LumumbaJr), published originally in Público on 23 March 2015, right after the regional elections in Andalusia, Spain. Translation by David Ferreira (@igualitarista)] One of the peculiarities of Spain is that the country has been … Continue reading

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The metamorphosis of Podemos

[Originally published in eldiario.es on 3rd March 2015 and kindly translated by Richard McAleavey ] The metamorphosis of Podemos When the monster awoke one morning following a torrid dream of elections, it lay on its bed, transformed into one more party … Continue reading

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Gaza: European premises and conclusions

Conclusions of the Council of the European Union, 22 July 2014.  Last week, while the Israeli army bombed Gaza and the macabre body count increased, the twenty eight Foreign Affairs Ministers of the European Union met at the Council and adopted Conclusions about the situation in the … Continue reading

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Speech by Pablo Iglesias after Podemos’s success in the European elections

This is a translation by Richard Mac Duinnsleibhe of the speech made in the video below by Pablo Iglesias after Podemos (‘We can’) burst onto the political scene last night with over a million votes and 5 seats in the European Parliament.  … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela: Before prisoner, beyond president

Source: BestMSWPrograms.com

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Close encounters of the shameful kind

[Post originally posted in Spanish in Quilombo] Spanish Civil Guard evicted inmigrants by force from Isla de Tierra (Earth Island, part of the Alhucemas Islands archipelago) to the Moroccan shore. Early morning of Tuesday 4th of September. Photography: Uly Martín, … Continue reading

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