Tag: PSOE

By 4 May, Vox could enter Madrid’s regional government. The party, whose rhetoric is racist, chauvinist, and Eurosceptic, has been gaining ground in Spain since 2018. (More…)

X left defeated by x far-right. It doesn’t matter where it is. It always happens, in every country.

It happens so regularly, in fact, you’d think it was preprogrammed. Conspiracy theory, anyone? (More…)

It ranks as high as class. Few issues have become as common to politics as migration. Whether it be the United States, the EU or Russia, we live in an era in which foreigners are as much a source of social anxiety as the poor. (More…)

Spain was thought to be safe. Despite the persistence of Partido Popular governments since 2011, over the last few years, the party to watch was the leftist Podemos. An anti-austerity movement that emerged following the 2008 financial crisis, Unidas Podemos, as it renamed itself, managed to stick to its guns where other progressive parties of its generation, such as Greece’s Syriza, did not. (More…)

In a development that is very much emblematic of the state of politics in Europe, Spain is spiralling toward another round of elections to be held in the second week of November. (More…)

With the results of the snap elections held in Spain on Sunday still in the headlines, new questions have been raised about the so-called “populist moment” about which so much ink has been spilt of late. (More…)