Dick Nichols

Russia's war on Ukraine

When Russian president Vladimir Putin announced that 300,000 reservists would be called up to bolster the war effort, spontaneous protests and planned actions took place in more than 30 cities across the country, reports Dick Nichols.

Steel worker

When Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, social conflict inside the country was not put on hold: any illusion that its defence needs might produce a truce in the class struggle soon vanished, reports Dick Nichols.

NATO meeting in Madrid

NATO’s hawkish Madrid meeting booked the political benefits from Putin’s Ukraine invasion to the account of the imperialist power that stood to gain most from it — the US, reports Dick Nichols.

Stop war. Help Ukraine

Dick Nichols responds to political dissident and author Noam Chomsky's recent comments on the war in Ukraine published in Green Left.

The landscape after the parliamentary election in Andalusia looks bleak. But, Dick Nichols argues, that hidden beneath the dark statistics, a seed of hope germinated.

Algeria has suspended its treaty of “friendship, good-neighbourliness and cooperation” with Spain due to its public acceptance of Moroccan sovereignty over Western Sahara, writes Dick Nichols.

Anti-war protest

Anti-war sentiment continues to grow inside Russia, as the death toll rises among soldiers from some of Russia's most ethnically marginalised and poorest peoples, reports Dick Nichols.

Line Barfod

The radical left Red-Green Alliance shook up Danish politics in November, coming first in the elections for Copenhagen City Council. Line Barfod headed its ticket and is now in charge of urban renewal and development, climate, housing and traffic. She spoke with Green Left’s Dick Nichols.

Social Movement delegation at RGA conference

Dick Nichols reports on the May 13-15 Danish Red Green Alliance conference.

The scandal of electronic eavesdropping on 65 leaders of the Catalan independence movement by Spanish state intelligence shows signs of becoming a long-running soap opera. Dick Nichols reports.

Catalangate

A New Yorker investigation has exposed that between 2018‒20, at least 65 leading figures in the Catalan government and independence movement had their mobile phones bugged, reports Dick Nichols.

Anti war protest in Belarus

An underground anti-war movement continues to organise in Russia and neighbouring Belarus, despite facing harsh repression, reports Dick Nichols.

Hungary anti-LGBTI referendum

Viktor Orbán’s conservative-nationalist Fidesz party won the April 3 Hungarian general elections, but failed to achieve the required votes on an anti-LGBTI referendum, reports Dick Nichols.

Mural of Corsican nationalist hero Yvan Colonna

The murder of Corsican nationalist hero Yvan Colonna sparked huge demonstrations on the island and renewed calls for self-determination, reports Dick Nichols.

Protest in Zaragoza for Western Sahara cr Iker G Izagirre/Arainfo

The Spanish state has announced it will accept the incorporation of Wester Sahara into the Moroccan state as an “autonomous province”, betraying the right to self-determination of the Sahawari people, reports Dick Nichols.

Catalan Parliament applauds Ukrainian representative

In the context of Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, supporters of Spanish unionism are taking every opportunity to attack independentist figures, reports Dick Nichols.

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