Tag Archives: European Union

Spain | The Repression on the Streets of Barcelona Is the True Face of the European Union

The Democratic Independent Workers Party of France issued a statement on recent police violence in Catalonia. They state it was a true face of the EU shown to the world.

“The Civil Guard breaking down the doors of polling stations with battering rams and snatching ballot-boxes out of the hands of peaceful scrutineers; hundreds of citizens – youth, elderly people, and even children – physically abused, beaten, injured: the violence unleashed against the Catalan people by the Rajoy government on 1 October confirms, to anyone who might have doubted it, that the institutions of the Spanish monarchy are indeed the legacy of the Francoist dictatorship.

UK | Can post-Brexit London survive as Europe’s cultural and financial capital?

The UK capital perhaps felt the greatest shock when Britain voted to leave the EU. In the first in a series on post-Brexit cities, Tom Campbell examines whether the impending split really will be ‘economic self-sabotage’ for London.