Category: The gutter

The serious Spanish press: ‘fat’, ‘filthy’, ‘sweaty’, ‘flabby’, ‘gross’, just some of the abuse that Anna Gabriel has to put up with from Spain’s right-wing media every day

Back in the news, Anna Gabriel has once again been subject to the regulation sexist and classist insults and personal attacks from the Spanish right. ‘Fat’, ‘filthy’, ‘sweaty’, ‘flabby’, ‘stinking’, ‘gross’, ‘ugly’, ‘homely’ are just some of the insults and comments about her physical appearance and her image.

Four months of fake news: Spanish style

The Spanish government and media want us to believe that fake news bankrolled from abroad, especially Russia, interfered in the Catalan election and at the same time would like us to ignore the massively expensive homegrown production of alternative facts, fake news, post truth, hysterical exaggeration and racist demonisation. You know: lies. Trump-style, they assert that any critical voice or opinion diverging from the Spanish government line are ‘fake news’.

No Christmas in Catalonia

Natural disasters, pandemics and bloody civil wars rarely get coverage like this. The clear non-unionist majority in Catalonia is not an irrelevant minority living in ‘Tractorland’. Determined to continue the punishment for Catalonia, the orange media pretends Catalonia does not exist and invents an alternative version. An orange version.