The past few weeks have been hard in Catalonia. The images of the crowds protesting the sentences for “sedition” to former members of the Generalitat, and the subsequent repression, have gone around the world. That the wave of protests that travels around the world reaches a corner of Europe and exposes the system in its violence, stripped of its democratic pretensions, is a remarkable fact. With its own modalities, with its limitations, and with its specificity, Catalonia is also demonstrating the crisis faced by capitalist democracies in the supposed “end of history.” To understand this moment a little better, we talked with members of the Catalan libertarian organization Embat.Continue reading #Catalonia and the libertarians: Conversation with #Embat about the Catalan crisis
Tomorrow there will be elections in Catalonia. On Novermber 20 we spoke with Aitor Tarradella of Embat.
An introductory article about the situation of Catalonia and the position of some Catalan anarchists.
For Embat , it is key to take advantage of this window of opportunity to articulate the popular movement and to take this role not only in the 1-O (The referendum on the first of October) issue and independence, but also in order to mark an agenda in the establishment of a new political, economic, social and territorial, in matters such as labor / union, housing / community, public services / remunicipalizaciones, environment, sovereignty …
Statements by the National Confederation of Labor, CNT, and Embat, the libertarian organisation of Catalonia about yesterdays terror attack on the Rambla in Barcelona.