Dick Nichols

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.

Anti-tank guided missile

Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has delivered many political presents to forces supporting the status quo of the European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organization, reports Dick Nichols.

Protesting the war in Maastricht on Feb 26

At first glance, nearly all parties and think tanks in Europe that lie to the left of social democracy seemed united in their response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, writes Dick Nichols.

Hugo Torres in 2013

Seventy-three-year-old former Sandinista leader Hugo Torres died in Nicaragua's capital on February 12. Dick Nichols pays tribute and looks at the circumstances leading to Torres's arrest and imprisonment eight months ago.

A 9-day strike by 22,000 metalworkers in the Bay of Cadiz looked certain to continue dominating media coverage, writes Dick Nichols. Yet within 24 hours, the two sides announced they had reached an agreement.

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