Category Archives: Catalunya

The #Barcelona Interview Series: Aitor from Embat: “For me to Leave Spain is a Strategic Move”

Tomorrow there will be elections in Catalonia. On Novermber 20 we spoke with Aitor Tarradella of Embat.

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Anarchists in the Spanish Revolution (1936-1939)

On July 19, 1936, the Spanish Revolution and Civil War began (Anarchism, Volume One, Chapter 23). Anarchists in the anarcho-syndicalist trade union federation, the Confederacion Nacional del Trabajo (CNT), and the Iberian Anarchist Federation (FAI) were instrumental in preventing fascist … Continue reading

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Industrial Collectivisation During the Spanish Revolution – #Anarchism

Interesting article by Deirdre Hogan about the collectivisation and worker control of industry in revolutionary Spain during the civil war. This article was originally published on Libcom.org in 2005.

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#Catalonia as a Political Laboratory by Santiago López Petit

The rebellion of Catalonia, falsely presented as a mere exercise in institutional and national self-determination, and its repression, demands reflection.  What was lived and continues to be lived, resonates well beyond judicial decisions, constitutional debates or future regional elections (scheduled … Continue reading

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The #Barcelona Interview Series: – Negres Tempestes About the Regime of 78: „It Was Not a Transition, It Was a Transaction“

This the second interview of our „Barcelona Interview Series“. On November 18, 2017, we spoke with anarchist comrade Xavi (name changed) of the Negres Tempestes collective in Barcelona, about the so-called Catalan process.

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Reportback & Video: Demonstration After Eviction of #Sucursal in #Barcelona

On November 22, Catalan cops evicted the Sucursal squat on the Travessera de Gràcia 173 in Barcelona’s Gràcia district. During the morning hours there was a street vlockade and in the evening a demonstration.

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The #Barcelona Interview Series – Oca Gracia: “Without a Feminist Perspective There Will Be No Revolution”

This the first interview of our „Barcelona Interview Series“. On November 17, 2017, we spoke with anarchist comrades Jordi and Maria (both names changed) of the Oca Gracia collective in Barcelona, about the so-called Catalan process.

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Reportback: Fascist Provocations Against Anti-Fascist Demo in #Barcelona

During yesterdays anti-fascist demonstration in Barcelona, Catalonia, fascists again and again provoked the demonstration and threatened anti-fascists. The demonstration against the increasing number of violent fascist attacks on the Catalan territory was applauded by some neighbours, others joined the demonstration. … Continue reading

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#Catalonia: The Anticapitalist Movement in the Catalan Republic

An introductory article about the situation of Catalonia and the position of some Catalan anarchists.

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Wayne Price: National Self-Determination, Internationalism, and Libertarian Socialism

Some anarchists and libertarian Marxists oppose the concepts of national self-determination and national liberation. They argue that these slogans deny class struggle, endorse nationalism, is contrary to anarchist principles, and lead to Leninism. I respond to these arguments, saying that … Continue reading

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