Major rift in Andalusian coalition government over squatter rights

We wake up this morning to hear of a major rift in the Andalusian government that only promises to get worse! Andalucia is currently governed by a coalition of the left-wing PSOE party and the communist IU party. “Corrala Utopía” is a block of unsold new flats in Seville that were broken into and occupied by poor families, at the urging of the local communist IU leaders, back in 2012. They proceeded to run the Continue reading Major rift in Andalusian coalition government over squatter rights

Taking 200€ of food isn’t theft, affirms Andalucian minister

“Taking a shopping cart full of food that’s worth about 200€ cannot be called theft, when they are going to give thousands of millions of euros to the banks”. That’s what the Andalucian minister for Housing and Development Elena Cortés (IU) said today. “llevarse un carro de comida por valor de 200 euros no se le puede llamar robar cuando se va a dar a los bancos miles de millones de euros” YES IT IS Continue reading Taking 200€ of food isn’t theft, affirms Andalucian minister