In the name of public safety

UPDATE: Since the publication of this piece the Government has modified the proposed law due to criticisms over its constitutionality, but it is still a very repressive piece of legislation. There’s an English update from El Pais here: It […]


The Spanish crisis – from private sadness to public indignation

“You have taken everything from me!” These were the words of Inocencia Lucha, a 47-year-old Spanish woman who recently walked into her bank in Almassora, Valencia, poured petrol over her body and set herself on fire. She was indebted to […]

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The Spanish public won’t accept a financial coup d’etat

Spain’s government is right to fear the public reaction to this new round of suffering mandated by the financial markets The attempt by the Spanish “Occupy” movement, the indignados, to surround the Congress in Madrid has been compared by the secretary general of the […]

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