Whither Catalonia?

By Dan La Botz, socialistproject.ca -

By Dan La Botz for The Bullet - The impact of the independence process on Spain as a whole is complex because, in the short term, the Spanish right uses it to cohere its social base and in the [...]

Catalonians Celebrate Independence Vote, Spain Dissolves Cabinet

By Staff, www.catalannews.com -

By Staff of Catalan News - Thousands of independence supporters took to the streets all across Catalonia after Parliament voted to leave Spain on Friday. As the political crisis between [...]

Protest In Streets As Spanish PM Moves To Dismiss Catalan Leaders

By Patrick Grafton-Green, www.standard.co.uk -

By Patrick Grafton-Green for Evening Standrad - Thousands of protesters flooded the streets of Barcelona as the Spanish Prime Minister moved to sack Catalan leaders following weeks of heightened [...]

Pro-Independence Grass-Root Leaders Sent To Prison On Sedition Charges

By ACN, www.catalannews.com -

By ACN for Catalan News - The leaders of two of the main pro-independence civil society organizations have been sent to prison without bail on sedition charges. A Spanish judge decided to [...]

Indonesian Government Denies Human Rights Violations In Papua

By Free West Papua Campaign, www.scoop.co.nz -

By Free West Papua Campaign USA. The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is very disappointed at the Indonesian government’s irresponsible denial of human rights violations in Papua and West [...]

Catalans Strike Over Violent Crackdown On Independence Referendum

By Staff, www.france24.com -

By Staff of News 24 - Schools and some businesses also shut in a dramatic protest bound to further ratchet up fever-pitch tensions with Spain's central government, as Madrid comes under growing [...]

Catalan Parliament To Declare Independence Following ‘Yes’ Victory

By Jordi Bedmar, www.catalannews.com -

By Jordi Bedmar for Catalan News.Catalan President Carles Puigdemont with the entire Catalan government, announced that “the right to be an independent state has been won.” He says the [...]

Despite Police Violence, Catalans Vote Today

By Staff, www.popularresistance.org -

By Popular Resistance. Spain - Catalonians across the region in Spain today voted on a referendum for independence in the face of often severe police violence by the Spanish civil guard. The vote [...]

Outlawed West Papua Independence Petition Presented To UN

By Timothy Fernandez, www.abc.net.au -

By Timothy Fernandez for ABC News AU - 'A secret petition demanding a new independence referendum for West Papua has been presented to the United Nations. The Indonesian Government banned the [...]

Would Slavery Have Ended Sooner If British Had Defeated Colonists’ Bid For Independence?

By Keith Brooks, www.blackagendareport.com -

By Keith Brooks for Black Agenda Report - Historians have long grappled with the contradiction of a revolution under the banner of "all men are created equal" being largely led by slave owners. [...]

The 2019 #Calexit Independence Referendum

By Staff, www.thedawn-news.org -

By Staff of The Dawn News - In the Spring of 2019, Californians will go to the polls in a historic vote to decide by referendum if California should exit the Union, a #Calexit vote. You will have [...]

More Than 500 Arrested In West Papuan Independence Protests

By Staff, www.telesurtv.net -

By Staff of Tele Sur - Indigenous Melanesians in West Papua have faced decades of repression at the hands of Indonesia. Over 500 people were arrested in West Papua on Monday during [...]

West Papua’s Fight For Self Determination

By Staff, www.wpan.wordpress.com -

By West Papua Action Network. Indonesia came to absorb the region known as West Papua in 1969 following the withdrawal of the Dutch colonial administration. This occupation resulted in a [...]

Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Fourth of July

By Chris Hedges, www.truthdig.com -

By Chris Hedges for Truth Dig - FRACKVILLE, Pa.—Tens or even hundreds of thousands of Americans, like those in the visiting room of the State Correctional Institution at Mahanoy, drove often for [...]

July 4th: No Time For Celebration For Indigenous Peoples In US

By Staff, www.telesurtv.net -

By Staff of Tele Sur - The Anglo-American settlers’ violent break from Britain, from 1775 to 1783, paralleled a decade of their search and destroy annihilation of Delaware, Cherokee, Muskogee, [...]

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