The far right were the big winners in the Spanish local elections, reports Dick Nichols, and Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez is seeking to minimise the damage by calling a general election as early as July 23.
The Spanish far-right's latest attempt to censure prime minister Pedro Sanchez' government — with the help of a former leader of the Communist Party of Spain — has backfired, writes Dick Nichols.
When Ukrainian writer, teacher and activist Marko Bojcun died in England on March 11, an important link snapped in the chain of struggle for the Ukrainian people’s social and national emancipation, writes Dick Nichols.
Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, it soon became clear that there was a gulf between Catalonia’s peace movement and local Ukrainians, which continues to today, writes Dick Nichols.
With elections due in the next 12 months, Spanish Socialist Workers Party (PSOE) prime minister Pedro Sánchez is hoping his pro-worker posture will be enough to secure victory over the right and keep the independence movement at bay, writes Dick Nichols.
Barcelona has suspended official ties with Israel over its violation of Palestinian rights, reports Dick Nichols.
Russia's invasion of Ukraine is generating debate among southern Europe's pacifist and progressive forces, who turned out for a massive anti-war protest in Rome last month, reports Dick Nichols.
The British Supreme Court has ruled that the Scottish parliament does not have the power to legislate for an independence referendum. Dick Nichols reports.
The Daniel Ortega regime treats its jailed opponents as badly or worse than the Somoza family dictatorship, brought down by the Sandinista National Liberation Front in 1979, writes Dick Nichols.
Russia’s lower house of parliament passed a bill to outlaw the promotion of “non-traditional sexual relations” on October 27. Not one of the 400 MPs opposed it, reports Dick Nichols.
The Catalan coalition government of the Republican Left of Catalonia (ERC) and Together for Catalonia (Junts) split on October 7. Dick Nichols explains why, and what's at stake for the independentist movement.
When Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that 300,000 reservists would be called up to bolster the war effort, protests took place across the country, reports Dick Nichols.
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’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.
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.