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Judy Beishon, Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales) executive committee The 70th anniversary of the 1948 foundation of the Israeli state is being marked this month in Israel. For Palestinian refugees, however, it marks...

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By Stéphane Delcros, Linkse Socialistische Partij / Parti Socialiste de Lutte (LSP/PSL), CWI in Belgium Ten years ago the economic crisis broke loose. The lives of many young people and working people were turned upside...

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Catalonia in Revolt

March 25, 2018

A Spanish capitalist crisis In last year’s uprising in Catalonia, bitterness at national oppression merged with anti-austerity anger – above all, for hundreds of thousands of workers and young people. The Spanish state’s brutal response...

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The struggle for Catalan independence has re-awakened the masses in the past few months, but it has also tested many forces on the left in the Spanish state. PODEMOS, one of the leading forces on...

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Esquerra Revolucionaria (CWI in Catalonia) Movement mobilises once more for the Catalan Republic The Catalan elections on 21 December were a massive defeat for the Spanish nationalist “block of article 155” and an even bigger...

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By Matt Dobson, Socialist Party Scotland (CWI in Scotland) There have been large protests in Scotland in solidarity with the movement in Catalonia, particularly among youth and workers involved in the YES campaign in 2014....

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Struggle until victory, for a workers’ Republic of Catalonia On Saturday 11 November, a massive mobilisation or over 1 million people lined over 3.3 kilometres of Marina avenue in Barcelona, demanding the freedom of political...

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As we go to press, the Spanish state has massively stepped up the repression directed against the Catalan Republic. It has dissolved the Catalan regional government, brought charges of “rebellion” and “sedition” against its leaders...

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More than three weeks after back-to-back hurricanes Irma and Maria tore through the Caribbean Islands, leaving a trail of devastation and human suffering, Puerto Rico is still in a state of emergency. As we go...

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Statement by Izquierda Revolucionaria [9/10/17] For a Catalan socialist republic – down with the PP government! The rebellion of the Catalan people on 1 October forced the Spanish capitalist regime and the right wing Partido...

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