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Dec 18 2015

Podemos in the upcoming Spanish general elections

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By Iván Llamazares In the European Parliament elections of May 2014, Podemos (We can) achieved a major electoral breakthrough by receiving 8 per cent of the national vote share and obtaining 5 seats. Podemos had been founded just a few … Continue reading

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Dec 17 2015

The PP and Rajoy’s uncertain future

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By Javier Astudillo and Marta Romero  The incumbent Spanish People’s Party (PP), led by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, will contest the election after being in government with an absolute majority, in addition to controlling until recently most regional governments and … Continue reading

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Dec 16 2015

The PSOE in the upcoming Spanish general elections

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By Paul Kennedy During the PSOE’s last term in office between 2008 and 2011, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero infamously displayed a marked reluctance to use the word ‘crisis’ when referring to the country’s rapidly worsening economic situation. By the time … Continue reading

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