Thousands of Spaniards protested on 1 February against a draft law to restrict access to abortion.
D. A. Santillan has written a tragic, very significant book* to tell the “real role” of the F.A.I.
The Spanish government has been using the economic crisis as an excuse to make healthcare profitable. Against the cuts and privatisation, healthcare workers and communities have been fighting back.
In summer 2011 I was on holiday in Barcelona with my partner when I got a stomach bug. Unable to access a doctor, I decided to go into the local hospital.
Anti-austerity protests in Spain are continuing to grow, with many cities witnessing near-daily protests.
Tens of thousands of protestors took to the streets of Madrid on 25 September and marched on Spain’s parliament building as MPs discussed its 2013 budget.
So far 870 Spanish doctors have signed a manifesto which states: “My loyalty to patients does not allow me to ignore my ethical and professional duty and abandon them”.
Despite the return to work by Spanish miners, resistance to the government’s austerity measures continues.
As the Spanish government teeters on the brink of a bailout, the Spanish working class has responded with a spectacular burst of militancy that sets the tone for a fightback against Europe-wide austerity.