Astrid Barrio

  • Permalink Gallery

    Without a drastic change in approach, further conflict appears inevitable in Catalonia

Without a drastic change in approach, further conflict appears inevitable in Catalonia

Following the Catalan independence referendum on 1 October, there are now concerns over what might happen next. Bonnie N. Field and Astrid Barrio write that a potential declaration of independence by the Catalan government could further escalate tensions and prompt an even more severe clash with the Spanish authorities. Yet without a change of leadership in either Madrid or […]

Print Friendly
Share
  • Permalink Gallery

    Podemos: Is a maverick leftist party mutating into the standard bearer of devolution?

Podemos: Is a maverick leftist party mutating into the standard bearer of devolution?

Pablo Iglesias reasserted his leadership over Podemos in a vote in early February, following a period of tension within the party between Iglesias and Iñigo Errejón. Juan Rodríguez-Teruel, Astrid Barrio and Oscar Barberà track the party’s development, writing that the schism between Iglesias and Errejón reflects just one of the fault-lines over Podemos’ development. They highlight the role of […]

Print Friendly
Share