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Suomalaiselämää Espanjassa: Hitaan tapahtumisen hienous, 6.12.2017 (uusi versio)

Espanjalaisia vapaudenhaaveita , 19.12.2013

Marinaleda: Andalusian utopia, 4 September 2012

Spanish anarchism — with a Scottish accent, 8 September 2010

Málagan lumovoima, 8.8.2010

Suomalaiselämää Espanjassa: Hitaan tapahtumisen hienous, 4.6.2010

Correspondents in revolutionary Spain, 23 February 2009

Guerrillas whom history left behind, 18 September 2008


Torroxin uudet tuulet


Spain's many identities

5 December 2006

Espanjan aikapankit


Torrox: Tähdet kertovat


Memories of dead heroes

7 February 2005

Objectivity and the Spanish civil war

24 January 2005

Mejor clima de Europa


Andalusian kansainvälistyvän elämän ongelmia


Kun Stalin vallankumousta torjui

Yliopisto, 19/2002

How Stalin destroyed revolution in Spain

openDemocracy, 31 January 2002

Espanjassa väitellään siirtolaisuudesta

YLE/Tänään iltapäivällä, 19.6.2002


Riitta Liede:

Torroxin vuorten kupeessa

Olé-lehti, 21.7.2005



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The show trial of the Catalan nationalists and the far-right danger in Spain by Alex Lantier, World Socialist Web Site, 14 February 2019

Los presos políticos de los que no se habla por Vicenç Navarro, Público, 12 febrero 2019

In Spain, a political storm precedes trial of Catalan independence leaders by José Manuel Romero, Pablo Ordaz, Jesús García, El País in English, 11 February 2019

Why the Assange ruling is not ‘ridiculous’

Spain’s ‘socialist’ government to US: ‘Coup against Maduro? We’re in!’ by Dick Nichols, ZNet, 10 February 2019

Podemos founders go their separate ways ahead of Madrid elections by A. Marcos, G. Rodríguez-Pina, J. J. Mateo, El País in English, 18 January 2019

Andalusian parliament swears in new Popular Party premier by Eva Sáiz, El País in English, 17 January 2019

Thousands of women march across Spain against far-right party Vox by Isabel Valdés, Antonio J. Mora, El País in English, 16 January 2019

Franco's Forgotten Crimes by Jonah Hahn, Jacobin, 13 January 2019

Thousands demand transfers for ETA prisoners in Basque protest by AFP, Yahoo News, 12 January 2019

The IMF Asks For Continuity, But Spain Needs Change by , Defend Democracy Press, 26 December 2018

Left-Wing Leaders in Spain Condemn the War in Yemen, but Keep Up Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia by Zach Campbell, The Intercept, 21 December 2018

Spanish Elections a Lesson for the Left by Conn Hallinan, ZNet, 21 December 2018

How second-generation immigrants are transforming the landscape of Spanish society by Yuly Jara, El País in English, 14 December 2018

Exhuming Franco: Spain’s Immemorial Divisions by Binoy Kampmark, Global Research, 10 December 2018

15 million Spaniards are breathing air the EU considers polluted by Esther Sánchez & Elena G. Sevillano, El País in English, 7 December 2018

Far-right success in Andalucía reflects Spain's fragmented politics by Sam Jones, The Guardian, 3 December 2018

Far-right Spanish political party Vox: What are its policies? El País in English, 3 December 2018

Socialists lose ground in Andalusia, extreme right party takes 12 seats by Eva Sáiz, El País in English, 3 December 2018

Madrid takes historic step to becoming a car-free city center by Miguel Ángel Medina, El País in English, 30 November 2018

Thousands march in Spain to oppose violence against women by Sam Jones, The Guardian, 25 November 2018

15M's social and political effects in Spain by Antonio Álvarez-Benavides, openDemocracy, 31 October 2018

Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont launches new party by Agence France-Presse, The Guardian, 27 October 2018

How the Spanish Catholic Church has been hiding abuse cases for decades by José Manuel Romero - Julio Núñez, El País in English, 15 October 2018

Tensions flare at Barcelona protests on anniversary of independence vote by Sam Jones, The Guardian, 1 October 2018

Spain is the most welcoming EU country for refugees, survey finds by Álvaro Sánchez, El País in English, 24 September 2018

Fake news que aparecen en el discurso unionista e independentista por Vicenç Navarro, Público, Septiembre 20, 2018

Former Spanish PM Aznar denies party slush fund despite court ruling by Natalia Junquera, El País in English, 18 September 2018

Catalan National Day: free speech under threat by Andrew Davis, openDemocracy, 18 September 2018

Two kinds of justice in Spain by Krystyna Schreiber, openDemocracy, 18 September 2018

Exception in Catalonia one year after the referendum by Galvão Debelle dos Santos, openDemocracy, 18 September 2018

'For me, this is paradise': life in the Spanish city that banned cars by Stephen Burgen, The Guardian, 18 September 2018

A million attend rally in Barcelona to call for Catalan independence by Stephen Burgen and Sam Joes, The Guardian, 11 September 2018

The Unionists in Catalonia Turn to the Latin American Coup Playbook by Thomas S. Harrington, CounterPunch, 7 September 2018

Behind The Basques: The Most Misunderstood Culture in Europe by Orge Castellano, Medium, 29 August 2018

Yes, Spain should dig Franco up. But it must not bury the horror of his regime by Giles Tremlett, The Guardian, 24 August 2018

Catalonia: A new king with old rules by Ignasi Bernat and David Whyte, Red Pepper, 9 August 2018

Spain's right whips up fear as migration surge hits Andalucian shores by Sam Jones, The Observer, 5 August 2018

Franco by Enrique Moradiellos review – the dictator and the future of Spain by Christopher Kissane, The Guardian, 3 August 2018

Catalonian Quest for Independence is Undeterred by Attilio Moro,, 25 July 2018

Progressives in Britain can still triumph if they look to Spain’s success by Will Hutton, The Observer, 22 July 2018

Spain launches truth commission to probe Franco-era crimes by Stephen Burgen, The Guardian, 12 July 2018

Clara Ponsatí accuses Spain of illegal vendetta against Catalan nationalists by Severin Carrell, The Guardian, 9 June 2018

Franco's cruel legacy: the film that wants to stop Spain forgetting by Sam Jones, The Guardian, 8 June 2018

Spanish PM appoints 11 women and six men to new cabinet by Sam Jones, The Guardian, 6 June 2018

Spain: The Lesser Evil An interview with Antonio Maestre, Jacobin, 6 June 2018

Spanish state: How and why the Rajoy government fell by Dick Nichols, Links, 5 June 2018

Who Is Pedro Sánchez and What Does Spain's New Socialist Government Want? by Kate Aronoff, The Intercept, 4 June 2018

Spain's new laws turn peaceful protesters into terrorists by Ignasi Bernat and David Whyte, Red Pepper, 1 June 2018

Rajoy is gone. Can Pedro Sánchez tackle the corruption plaguing Spain? by Giles Tremlett, The Guardian, 1 June 2018

Spain: The Comeback Kid by Eoghan Gilmartin, Jacobin, 1 June 2018

Rajoy likely to be forced out as Spanish PM as Basque party turns against him by Sam Jones, The Guardian, 31 May 2018

The Mills of God Grind Slowly. Particularly in Spain by Craig Murray, 31 May 2018

Cómo los ‘súper patriotas' están ocultando la enorme crisis social que crearon por Vicenç Navarro, Público, 30 mayo 2018

La continua hostilidad contra Podemos de los mayores medios de información y persuasión españoles por Vicenç Navarro, Público, 24 mayo 2018

The crisis of the Spanish system by Antonio Caño, El País in English, 21 May 2018

Democracy, Deeds and Dilemmas: Support for the Spanish Republic Within British Civil Society, 1936-1939 by Edward Packard, Reviews in History, May 2018

“I have no reason to lie when I tell you that everything is better in Spain” by James Rhodes, El País in English, 18 May 2018

Eta's armed struggle is no more. Now Spain must end its brutality by Arnaldo Otegi, The Guardian, 17 May 2018

Spain's traditional parties bowing to newcomers, poll confirms by Álvaro Nieto, El País in English, 14 May 2018

Spanish newsreaders wear black in protest against ‘political interference' by Sam Jones, The Guardian, 11 May 2018

Protests in Spain as five men cleared of teenager's gang rape by Sam Jones, The Guardian, 26 April 2018

Spain to begin civil war exhumations at Valley of the Fallen by Sam Jones, The Guardian, 23 April 2018

A feminist outpouring shakes the Spanish state by Laia G. Facet and Todd Chretien, Socialist Worker, 20 April 2018

‘Opposing Catalan separatism is not enough in Madrid: you must scorn it, too' by John Carlin, VilaWeb, 9 April 2018

Free speech under siege in Spain by Pablo Castaño, openDemocracy, 30 March 2018

The arrest of Catalan President Carles Puigdemont: Another step toward a police state in Europe by Peter Schwarz, World Socialist Web Site, 27 March 2018

Scotland Must Defend Carla Ponsati; Sturgeon Cannot Play Pontius Pilate by Craig Murray, 26 March 2018

When do the clocks go forward in Spain? And could this be the last change? by Jordi Pueyo Busquets, El País in English, 23 March 2018

Why Women's Day was such a runaway success in Spain by Mónica Ceberio Belaza, El País in English, 23 March 2018

Exiled Catalan minister criticises Europe's silence over separatist prisoners by Chris Baynes, Independent, 17 March 2018

Spanish cities host historic marches to demand end to gender discrimination by Manuel V. Gómez and José Marcos, El País in English, 9 March 2018

A movement that's being driven by young women by Pilar Álvarez and Gloria Rodríguez-Pina, El País in English, 8 March 2018

Rapper jailed for three and a half years after criticising Spanish royal family by Clarisse Loughrey, Independent, 24 February 2018

Amnesty International accuses Spain of restricting freedom of speech, El País in English, 22 February 2018

Support for Catalan independence falls to 40.8%, new survey shows by Pere Rìos, Àngels Piñol, El País in English, 22 February 2018

Migrants are paying the price of Mariano Rajoy’s ‘state of emergency’ by Lucila Rodríguez Alarcón, The Guardian, 24 January 2018

The Catalan Integral Cooperative by Ted Trainer, ZNet, 19 January 2018

What Nerve! Catalonians Trying to Swear in the Coalition That Won the Most Votes by Thomas Harrington,, 19 January 2018

Four years on, Spain's populist party Podemos loses appeal by José Marcos, El País in English, 17 January 2018

Intercommunication in Barcelona, past and future by Emma Avilés and Rosemary Bechler, openDemocracy, 13 January 2018

Spanish Media Side With Fascist by Peter Gelderloos, CounterPunch, 26 December 2017

Catalan elections: all that for that? by Patrice de Beer, openDemocracy, 23 December 2917

Catalan Separatists Win Slim Electoral Majority Despite Jailing & Exile of Pro-Independence Leaders, Democracy Now! 22 December 2017 (video and transcript)

Catalonia election: Puigdemont hails 'defeat' for Spanish state, BBC News, 22 December 2017

Catalan nationalists win narrow majority in crisis elections by Alex Lantier and Alejandro López, World Socialist Web Site, 22 December 2017

No to dictatorship and national separatism! For the Unity of Catalan and Spanish workers! by Alex Lantier, World Socialist Web Site, 21 December 2017

Pablo Iglesias Thinks There Is an Alternative Interview by Eoghan Gilmartin and Tommy Greene, Jacobin, 20 December 2017

Catalonia and the theatres of recognition by Kalypso Nicolaïdis, openDemocracy, 19 December 2017

What Is Happening In Catalonia And Spain by Vicente Navarro, Social Europe, 19 December 2017

Surveillance, arrests and fear-mongering: The crackdown on Catalonia by Raphael Tsavkko Garcia, Red Pepper, 15 December 2017

Podemos Under Pressure by Brais Fernández, Jorge Moruno, Jacobin, 9 December 2017

The waning power of Podemos and its leader Pablo Iglesias by Kiko Llaneras, El País in English, 30 November 2017

Left and Catalonia, the debate by Gorka Elejabarrieta, Defend Democracy Press, 30 November 2017

Pollution is choking Spain's cities by Helena Poncini, El País in English, 27 November 2017

Spain among worst performers in Europe on income equality: EU report by Antonio Maqueda, Manuel V. Gómez, El País in English, 24 November 2017

The Roots of Spanish Rage by Jorge Tamames, Jacobin, 18 November 2017

Catalonia and the Art of Differential Diagnosis by Thomas S. Harrington, CounterPunch, 14 November 2017

Reshaping Sovereignty In Catalonia And Spain: A Task For The Left by Costas Lapavitsas, Social Europe,13 November 2017

Catalonia latest: 750,000 protesters descend on Barcelona demanding release of jailed separatist leaders by Sam Edwards, Independent, 11 November 2017

Europe's critical battle for democracy by Dick Nichols, ZNet, 11 November 2017

Catalonia: now what? by Joan Subirats, openDemocracy, 4 November 2017

Upholding the Rule of Law in the European Union by Albena Azmanova, Barbara Spinelli, and co-signatories, openDemocracy, 4 November 2017

‘Why shouldn't Catalonia be an independent state within Europe?' by Colm Tóibín, The Guardian, 3 November 2017

The EU and Catalonia: A non-epic tale of hypocrisy, hand-wringing, and getting it wrong by Susan Ran, Counterfire, 2 November 2017

Catalan independence is not just ‘nationalism' – it's a rebellion against nationalism by Ignasi Bernat and David Whyte, Red Pepper, 2 November 2017

Catalan Independence Flounders on the Rocks of Reality by John Wight, CounterPunch, 1 November 2017

Catalan separatists counted on support from the E.U. But they got the cold shoulder by Mchael Birnbaum, The Washington Post, 1 November 2017

Catalan crisis underscores divide within Podemos by Àngels Piñol, El País in English, 1 November 2017

The Struggle for Independence: From Ireland to Catalonia by Pauline Murphy, CounterPunch, 31 October 2017

On Being a Rebel by Craig Murray, 31 October 2017

Europe Fails a Fundamental Democratic Test by Craig Murray, 28 October 2017

The Current Conflict In Spain Has A Lot to Do With Economic Failure by Mark Weisbrot, AlterNet, 26 October 2017

Resisting Spanish state war by Dick Nichols, ZNet, 25 October 2017

Abuse Of The Rule Of Law In The EU by

Commission employs double standards in Spain: New op-ed by Michal Natorski, Unu-Merit, 23 October 2017

Catalonia crisis escalates as Spain set to impose direct rule within days by Stephen Burgen, The Observer, 21 October 2017

Catalonia: Carles Puigdemont accuses Spanish government of ‘worst attacks' since dictatorship by Alasdair Fotheringham, Independent, 21 October 2017

The Catalan crisis is not just about nationalism by Santiago Zabala, Al Jazeera, 19 October 2017

Spain is Operating Way Beyond Democratic Legitimacy by Craig Murray, 19 October 2017

In Catalonia and Spain we're all asking: what have we done to deserve this? by Francesc Badia i Dalmases, The Guardian, 19 October 2017

Catalonia: detention of secessionist leaders sparks large protests by Sam Jones and Stephen Burgen, The Guardian, 17 October 2017

‘Surrender or we'll take you over' by Dick Nichols, ZNet, 17 October 2017

Taking The Spanish Government Before The Law by Albena Azmanova, Social Europe, 17 October 2017

The Baseless Myth of the Poor, Propagandized Catalans by Thomas S. Harrington, CounterPunch, 16 October 2017

Catalonia's dreams of secession were incubated in a media cocoon by Peter Preston, The Guardian, 15 October 2017

Media operating under 'poisonous climate' in Catalonia, says Reporters Without Borders, Euronews, 13 October 2017

The Spanish Civil War, revisited by Pepe Escobar, Asia Times, 12 October 2017

How Catalonia Pulled Off Its Independence Vote from Spain Using “Pizza” Code Words and Secret Schemes by Zach Campbell, The Intercept, 12 October 2017

Mario Vargas Llosa is the Perfect Poster Boy For Spanish Unionism by Thomas S. Harrington, CounterPunch, 12 October 2017

Catalonia and the ‘Europe of Regions' Andrew Spannaus,, 11 October 2017

Catalonia's paradox by Josep Maria Antentas, ZNet, 10 October 2017

Carles Puigdemont Turns the Tables on Rajoy by Craig Murray, 10 October 2017

The Disingenuousness of the ‘Procedural Irregularities’ Position Against Catalan Independence by Thomas S. Harrington, CounterPunch, 9 October 2017

Spain: shall we talk? by Cristina Flesher Fominaya, openDemocracy, 7 October 2017

Spain’s Crisis is Europe’s Opportunity by Yanis Varoufakis, Project Syndicate, 6 October 2017

Before the violence, Catalonia already had a mandate for independence by

That Mythical Pro-Spanish Majority in Catalonia by Craig Murray, 6 October 2017

Last Sunday In Catalonia: Pirates 1, the Invincible Armada 0 by Thomas S. Harrington, CounterPunch, 6 October 2017

Madrid dispatches hundreds of soldiers to Catalonia as region vows to declare independence by Jeff Farrell, Independent, 5 October 2017

Suspending the Catalan Parliament, Spain Destroys the EU’s “Rule of Law” Figleaf by Craig Murray, 5 October 2017

Un cáncer en La Moncloa por Pablo Echenique, Facebook, octubre 2017

Crackdown by Spain on Peaceful Voters Who Favor Catalonia Independence Recalls Franco Regime, Democracy Now! 3 October 2017 (video and transcript)

Catalonia: From Referendum to Republic? An interview with Luc Salellas by Ronan Burtenshaw, Jacobin, 3 October 2017

I was Catalan, Spanish and European. But Mariano Rajoy has changed all that by

Catalonia and the Unsustainable Strategy of Conservative Spain by Victor Lasa, CounterPunch, 3 October 2017

Disobeying Spain: the Catalan Referendum for Independence by Kevin Buckland, CounterPunch, 3 October 2017

The future of the EU at stake in Catalonia by Pepe Escobar, Information Clearing House, 2 October 2017

Spain Misunderstood Independence Movement by Nafees Hamid, ZNet, 2 October 2017

Order Prevails in Barcelona as Democracy Dies in Madrid by John Wight, CounterPunch, 2 October 2017

The Gross Dishonesty of the Mainstream Media on Catalonia by Craig Murray, 2 October 2017

Millions defy brutal crackdown by Spanish police to vote in Catalan referendum by Alejandro López and Alex Lantier, World Socialist Web Site, 2 October 2017

Ripples from Catalan referendum could extend beyond Spain by Simon Tisdall, The Guardian, 2 October 2017

Catalan referendum: Voting begins amid police crackdown, BBC News, 1 October 2017 (text and video)

The Catalan independence referendum is a much bigger issue for the EU than Brexit by Hamish McRae, Independent, 30 September 2017

“The Rule of Law Such As Ours” (And as Imposed in Catalonia) by Daniel Raventós - Julie Wark, CounterPunch, 29 September 2017

Tens of Thousands March in Catalonia Against 'Franco-Style' Repression of Spanish Govt by Jake Johnson, Common Dreams, 28 September 2017 (text and video)

Propaganda and the Catalonia Referendum by Justin Raimondo,, 28 September 2017

Spain's crackdown on Catalonia independence movement only boosting its support, says regional president by Harriet Agerholm, Agencies, Independent, 28 September 2017

A ‘democratic tsunami' by Dick Nichols, ZNet, 26 September 2017

Europe Can't Remain Silent Over The Catalan Crisis by Mireia Borrell Porta, Social Europe, 26 September 2017

Catalans are not alone. Across the world, people yearn to govern themselves by Neal Ascherson, The Observer, 24 September 2017

Largest Newspaper in Spain Blames Russia and for Catalonia Pro-Independence News by Thomas Harrington,, 23 September 2017

Catalonia: Spanish Centralism or Self-Defeating Hubris of the Authoritarian Mind? by Thomas Harrington,, 23 September 2017

Street Protests Erupt as Spain Accused of Stomping on Democracy in Catalonia by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 20 September 2017

Catalonia Mayors Exercise Right to Remain Silent in Referendum Interrogation by Jason Ditz,, 19 September 2017

Catalonia and Spain 'Playing Chicken' Ahead of Independence Vote by Carlos Delclós and Gregory Wilpert, The Real News, 13 September 2017

Catalonia: Do the Unionists Really Think They Can Give Us Lessons in Democracy? by Vicent Partal, CounterPunch, 12 September 2017

Are Barcelona’s ‘superblocks’ a radical challenge to the neoliberal city? by Massimo Paolini, openDemocracy, 3 September 2017

Barcelona: Half-a-million march for tolerance and solidarity, amid contested responses to terror by Dick Nichols, Defend Democracy Press, 2 September 2017

The drought from hell has arrived in Spain by David Ramos, El País in English, 31 August 2017

Almost nine in ten Spanish millennials would leave the country for a job by Javier Galán and David Alameda, El País in English, 29 August 2017

Anger at war, government complicity with terrorism erupts at Barcelona march by Alex Lantier, World Socialist Web Site, 28 August 2017

Catalonia's response to terror shows it is ready for independence by Luke Stobart, The Guardian, 24 August 2017

Spain: Breaking Up Is Hard To Do by Conn Hallinen, Dispatches from the Edge, 22 August 2017

Barcelona attack: How the Iraq war is linked to Spain's outbreak of Islamist terror by Kim Sengupta, Independent, 18 August 2017

The Barcelona attack by Paul Rogers, openDemocracy, 18 August 2017

Spain–Where Are You Heading? by Johan Galtung, Transcend Media Service, 14 August 2017

Catalan far left wants independence to “sweep away capitalism” by Àngels Piñol, El País in English, 11 August 2017

Madrid as a democracy lab by Bernardo Gutiérrez, openDemocracy, 10 July 2017

Madrid protesters d mand Spain take in more refugees, Al Jazeera, 18 June 2017

The Basques in Spain: Positive peace? by Johan Galtung, TFF, 29 May 2017

Una mirada sobre Hugh Thomas por Paul Preston, El País, 15 mayo 2017

Spanish parliament urges government to exhume Franco's remains by Inmaculada Sanz, Reuters, 11 May 2017

Obituary: Hugh Thomas, author of seminal book on the Spanish Civil War by Pablo Guimón, El País in English, 8 May 2017

Spain Through Orwell's Eyes by Jared Spears, Jacobin, 1 May 2017

History: How African Muslims “Civilized Spain” by Garikai Chengu, Global Research, 8 April 2017

War threats over Gibraltar are rightwing imperial fantasies by Paul Mason, The Guardian, 3 April 2017

The absurd history of British-Spanish rivalry, from Henry VIII to Gibraltar by Giles Tremlett, The Guardian, 3 April 2017

Brexit: Adiós Titanic by Giles Tremlett, El País in English, 30 March 2017

Ian Gibson: “I am deeply pained that Spain is not at peace with itself” by Natalia Junquera, El País in English, 29 March 2017

Why Spain Has Proven Immune to Far-Right Populism by Gerry Hadden, AlterNet, 15 March 2017

Why Spain will block any attempt by Scotland to join the EU by Giles Tremlett, The Guardian, 15 March 201

Spain's Moriscos: a 400 year old Muslim tragedy is a story for today by Matthew Carr, The Guardian, 14 March 2017

Spanish state: big issues for Podemos left unresolved by congress by Dick Nichols, ZNet, 12 March 2017

Power in Podemos by Josep Maria Antentas, Jacobin, 7 March 2017

We want to welcome! Barcelona demands open borders for refugees by Carlos Delclós, ROAR, 22 February 2017

Barcelona protest to support refugees draws thousands, BBC News, 18 February 2017

Retrieving an untold story: voices of Spanish female artists finally heard by Sam Jones, The Guardian, 15 February 2017

Iglesias, Errejón, and the Road Not Taken by Josep Maria Antentas, Jacobin, 11 February 2017

Glimpse of a key debate : deciding the future of Podemos, Day 2 by José Enrique Ema, Mario Espinoza, and Emmanuel Rodríguez, openDemocracy, 8 February 2017

Spain’s richest 10% hold more than half the country’s wealth by Antonio Maqueda, El País in English, 25 January 2017


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