Unemployment, poverty, suffering: capitalist hellhole keeps getting worse

Conditions for Spanish workers were never good. In the last decades, there have been periods of several years in a row where unemployment was a terrible level. Since the 1980s, official unemployment rates have reached peaks of over 20% three times: 1985, 1995, and 2013, at a whopping 26.3%. Right now, in 2017, only 58% … Continue reading Unemployment, poverty, suffering: capitalist hellhole keeps getting worse

Spain: Colau, Podemos and the impossibility of reforming capitalism

Ada Colau was elected mayor of Barcelona in 2015 primarily due to support from the Podemos movement. She has been hailed by much of the fake left, including many revolutionary in words but reformist in practice groups as the best thing since sliced bread, as a "radical" candidate who "challenges capitalism". Described by the bourgeois … Continue reading Spain: Colau, Podemos and the impossibility of reforming capitalism

Spain: Bourgeois crusade against freedom of speech continues

On March 29, Spanish citizen Cassandra Vera was given a one-year prison sentence by the National Court (Audiencia Nacional) for making Twitter jokes about Carrero Blanco, the head of government in one of the last stages of Franco's dictatorship. Blanco was killed in 1973 in an attack carried out by Basque organization Euskadi Ta Askatasuna … Continue reading Spain: Bourgeois crusade against freedom of speech continues

Spain: The reality of the Healthcare System in Capitalism

In the public healthcare system in Spain, the average general practitioner (GP) attends a population of more than 1300 people. This means that they have appointments with tens of people per day and such an appointment lasts, on average, not much longer than five minutes. A government survey reveals that a staggering 20.7% of people … Continue reading Spain: The reality of the Healthcare System in Capitalism

Spain: PP violates agreement with Ciudadanos

In the last few days, news surfaced that the "liberal" Ciudadanos party broke its agreement with the conservative People's Party (PP). The PP failed to win an absolute majority in the last elections and therefore came to power with the support of Ciudadanos and the fake left PSOE. Even though Ciudadanos portrays itself as opposing … Continue reading Spain: PP violates agreement with Ciudadanos