Carlos Delclós

Towards a new municipal agenda in Spain?

by Carlos Delclós on May 27, 2015

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A new film explains why Spain’s right-wing press reflections on the elections are wrong: they fail to understand where the new leaders really come from.

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Chasing shadows: Europe’s misguided war on smugglers

by Carlos Delclós on April 25, 2015

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By declaring war on the smugglers, the EU is not just ignoring the root causes of the Mediterranean drownings, but threatening to make matters worse.

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Dead city: torturing squatters for a cleaner Barcelona

by Carlos Delclós on February 7, 2015

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Nine years ago, Barcelona police tortured four innocent people. A new documentary tells their story, uncovering the corruption behind an entire system.

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Podemos: the political upstart taking Spain by force

by Carlos Delclós on December 9, 2014

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Some frequent questions about the political singularity that now leads the polls in Spain. Just who are Podemos? And could they be a force for change?

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Victims no longer: Spain’s anti-eviction movement

by Carlos Delclós on December 20, 2013

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The Movement of Mortgage Victims is one of Spain’s strongest movements. Carlos Delclós talks to PAH organizer Elvi Mármol about the key to their success.

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The New Abolitionists: migrant space in Barcelona

by Carlos Delclós on December 7, 2013

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While the Spanish government pursues apartheid policies in healthcare, a Zapatista-inspired autonomous group in Barcelona pursues solidarity for all.

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Autonomy in Barcelona: the Mount Zion community

by Carlos Delclós on June 26, 2013

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Echoing the area’s inspiring history of autonomous self-organization, a community of migrant workers in Barcelona now risks being thrown onto the street.

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Catalonia: emancipation or politics as usual?

by Carlos Delclós on January 30, 2013

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As Catalan parties square off with the federal government to claim independence from Spain, the reality of the street remains one of deferred dreams.

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ROAR on RT: “democracy kidnapped” in Spain

by Carlos Delclós on September 26, 2012

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ROAR writer Carlos Delclos appeared live on RT during today’s clashes in front of Congress, explaining how Spain’s democracy has been kidnapped.

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Spanish workers expropriate food from supermarkets

by Carlos Delclós on August 11, 2012

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Members of the Andalusian fieldworkers’ union expropriate cartloads full of food from Carrefour and Mercadona, and give it to the austerity-stricken poor.

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