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Catalonia Vows to Resist Madrid’s Direct Rule

October 27, 2017

Expect to see acts of civil disobedience, resistance from public servants, and election boycotts in the weeks ahead – as well as criminal persecution of Catalonia’s political leaders, says Sebastiaan Faber of Oberlin College

Spain to Take ‘Nuclear Option’ on Catalonia

October 24, 2017

Spain’s central government went ‘even more nuclear than anybody had expected’ when it announced plans to completely strip Catalonia of its autonomy, says Professor Sebastiaan Faber of Oberlin College

Can the Spain-Catalan Crisis Be Resolved?

October 4, 2017

The only way to diffuse the situation would be for Madrid and Catalonia to sit down and discuss a serious reform of Spain’s constitution–but current Spanish leadership is unlikely to take that step, says Oberlin professor Sebastian Faber

"The World According to Monsanto"

May 26, 2013
In more than 400 cities protestors call for a ban on GMO food

TRNN on the Occupy Wall Street Movement

October 16, 2012
Occupy Wall Street targets Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein, other economic elite

Euro-Crisis Used to Destroy Social Contract

June 15, 2012
The leaders of the European Union have ordered the Spanish government to accept up to 100 billion Euros in loans to bail out its tail-spinning financial sector, but will this so-called "credit extension" really help pull the economy out of recession and curb soaring unemployment?

Cientos de Miles de Españoles Se Manifiestan por la Huelga Educativa

May 24, 2012

Profesores, padres y estudiantes de la educación pública española convocaron una huelga contra los recortes masivos dentro del programa del austeridad del gobierno.

Protests In Spain

May 23, 2012
Students, parents and teachers from all levels of the Spanish public education system went on strike to protest the massive cuts proposed as part of the government’s austerity program.