Such demonstrations are either shows of strength or weakness, and today’s whirlwind performance was much more of a dust devil than a tornado
Tagged: political prisoners
Although the trial of Catalan leaders will show the Spanish State for what it is, it actually could not care less
Something all of us should ask ourselves at some point in our lives is whether we are prepared to die for a cause, for the general good, for others or for a better world
After the lukewarm summer and the tepid autumn, we are preparing for a cold, hard winter
The leaders of the Catalan pro-independence movement face up to 25 years in prison
The response to this outrageous abuse of judicial power and the general inertia that has gripped Catalan politicians could be massive. It could be that all-illusive 1 October moment that was wasted by Catalan leaders a year ago. It will not be violent.
The people are ready and waiting, for civil disobedience and direct action, for beautiful trouble, and have been for over a year now
It is the revolution paid for out of the people’s own pockets and with the people’s own time, all of it made possible by volunteers. I will never tire of telling the story of 1 October, 2017. It’s a story that has changed lives.