8 October 2017. A World to Win News Service. When Catalonia, a region in north-eastern Spain, attempted to hold a referendum on its independence 1 October, the central state forbid it. Thousands of national police and paramilitary Guardia Civil were sent in to stop the voting.
2 October 2017. A World to Win News Service. What follows is a report from supporters of the new communism gathered in the Revolutionary Communist Manifesto Group in Europe (RCMG) who were involved in the massive protests held against the G20 summit in Hamburg on 7-8 July. This gathering of the heads of the world’s most powerful imperialist states, a time of unprecedented crisis around globally, represented a blatant affront and a serious challenge to the world’s people that had to be met head-on. It was a major political event at a crucial juncture in Europe and around the world.