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On January 30th we will go on a General Strike in South Basque Country, which has been called by the Social Rights Movement of the Basque Country. In this movement we have more than 100 social and union organizations (pensioners, feminists, environmentalists, youth movements, platforms against social exclusion, Social and Solidary Economy Network …).

Through this strike we will give an answer to the call made by the pensioner movement. This movement has been mobilising weekly by strong and popular protests for two years in favour of getting worthy pensions, and this time they have expressed the need to “stop” and go further the pensioners’ setting, adding the collaboration of other collectives to this fair struggle. Defending our pension...

PAME, a member of the WFTU-FSM, expresses its solidarity with the LAB trade union to all workers for the General Strike on January 30

The governments and business groups’ attack on salaries and pensions shows that the common goal of business groups in each country is to abolish whatever rights are left to workers and pensioners, so as the corporation  to maintain their profits.

This attack...

Poble LliureThe three demands of the Catalan democratic revolt:

1. Peace. We want the occupation forces to go. We demand the removal from Catalonia of the Spanish police forces and the resignation of the Interior Minister of the Generalitat de Catalunya. Police brutality is over. Investigate the violence of the police against the citizens of Catalonia in depth, and clean responsibilities.

2. Amnesty. It's...

A Spanish Supreme Court has today handed down sentences of up to 13 years after finding the Catalan leaders guilty of sedition.

The ruling comes on the same day that a hearing at the European Court of Justice could grant Oriol Junqueras immunity now that he is an MEP.

GUE/NGL are calling for an urgent political solution, and Martin Schirdewan, group co-president says Europe can no longer...

Metalworkers in Bizkaia (Basque region) continue the mobilizations in the context of 5 days strike called in the sector. 85% of workers have supported the strike facing the strong police confrontation.

After the meeting with management they gave to workers the following proposal:

  • Keep the regressive aspects in work leaves and flexibility. In the last point, the management try increase the...

LAB STARTS A CAMPAIGN TO DENOUNCE THE “JUSTICE’S CORPORATAVITATION” AND TO CALL THAT THE TRADE UNION MOVEMENT “IS MORE NECESSARY THAN EVER”

More than 10.000€ in fines and prison years petitions after the successful trade union struggles in “La Sangiovesa” and “Huerta de Peralta”.
The public prosecutor calls 2 and half prison year’s petition and 5 years expulsion from the Spanish State to one...

The participation of women during the Spanish Civil War much like, women’s involvement here in the period surrounding the 1916 rising and war of independence has in many way been downplayed or outright ignored.

These backlashes and rewriting of struggles are depressingly common and generally follow when women or any oppressed group have gained ground – a reversion to the status quo. In both...

Building upon our commitment to anticapitalist struggle, the International Labour Network of Solidarity and Struggles has noted and denounced the necessary complicity of patriarchy in the reproduction and perpetuation of the exploitation of the working class, based in the submission and double exploitation of women and individuals sexual identities other than that of the heterosexual male. When...

Police attacked Amazon workers’ strike in Madrid, capturing a PCPE member.

Amazon workers in Germany, Poland and Spain are simultaneously carrying out a strike for improved working conditions. The workers who are on a three-day strike in the logistic center of San Fernando, Madrid are also receiving the support of the Communist Party of the Peoples of Spain (PCPE). On July 17, the national...

pcpePCPE released a statement on the political situation in Spain underlying the necessity of the class struggle.

Political debates in Spain seem to get accelerated with the so-called "Gürtel case" and the PSOE's demand for a vote of confidence. The Political Bureau of the Communist Party of the Peoples of Spain (PCPE) released a statement on the political situation in Spain on May 25. The...

ETAWe reproduce the dissolution statement of Basque underground organization ETA, translated by the online portal naiz:

ETA, the Basque socialist revolutionary organization for national liberation, hereby informs the Basque people that, following the ratification by its members of the proposal to conclude this Organization's historical cycle and function, its journey has ended. As a consequence of...

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