SPAIN: AT BREAKING POINT? A political and economic analysis for 2013 IBERIANS OF THE YEAR: The most influential people and groups of 2012


Author Archive
Ter García
Ter is a Spanish freelance journalist who specialises in social movements. She writes for the newspaper Diagonal and the websites Rebelión, Tercera Información and Waging Nonviolence.

Spanish government seeks to muzzle protest with reforms

The indignados in full flow. But changes to the Criminal Code could seriously affect the movement and others like it. Photo: Guy Hedgecoe

A raft of changes to the Criminal Code seem designed to anticipate social unrest in Spain and the resurgence of the 15-M movement.

April 20th, 2012 | Posted in Featured, Politics, Spain News | Read More »

Squatting wave pushes for improved Spanish housing policy

The increase in evictions of families across Spain has made squatting an option for many and it has also sparked a response by activists.

Spain’s crisis and the country’s peculiar laws have left several million homes empty and hundreds of thousands of families with enormous debts. Many of those unable to pay their mortgage end up squatting.

March 12th, 2012 | Posted in Featured, Spain News | Read More »

Recently Commented

  • Iñaki: Great post! But only because it goes to show that both men and women...
  • Candide: Let my reply with yesterday’s entry in my blog. I’m...
  • Sergi: Let me share what one of Merkel’s advisers decleared two days...
  • Iain Salisbury: Sigh!
  • Xavier Grustan Briansó: After reading your article, I just have to strongly...