Saturday, 6 June , 2020

Catalonia

En Espagne, les mairies citoyennes affichent un bilan mitigé

Par Ludovic Lamant 8 février 2020 À l’approche des municipales en France, plusieurs travaux universitaires dressent un premier bilan de l’expérience vivifiante des « mairies rebelles » d’Espagne, apparues en...

Spain’s “Progressive Government” Is Already Under Siege

The PSOE-Podemos coalition promises to roll back recent attacks on labor rights and provide a negotiated solution to the Catalan crisis. But the new...

The new PSOE/UP government in Spain (and left in Portugal and...

by Klaus Dräger Since 7 January 2020, there is a new government in place in Spain. PSOE's Pedro Sanchez is again Prime Minister. He is...

From the Greek revolt to the Battle of England: hopes and...

By Dimitris Konstantakopoulos In a previous article we discussed some of the most critical geopolitical consequences of the outcome of the 12 December British election. In this paper...

Igglesias warns Podemos’ members on “necessary concessions”

Spain’s PM has a governing deal; now he needs to sell it to Congress Nov.15, 2019 The caretaker prime minister of Spain, Pedro Sánchez of the...

Barcelona, the capital of cocaine

International study of wastewater in 37 countries puts Catalan city among those with most illicit drug use 26 October 2019 Barcelona is the capital of cocaine...

Elections in Spain

fafdsa Polls: A Closer Look to the Future of Spain After Elections Regarding upcoming elections on Sunday, November 10th, Spanish media have published the results of different pollsters...

An alternative view on Catalonia

Catalan nationalism isn’t the progressive cause you might think Many independence supporters are wealthy, insular and resent subsidising poorer people in Spain. This is not...

A Turkish view on Catalan independence, Israel and Germany

DDP does not adopt the opinions and conclusions of the article we reproduce here. Still we are publishing it because it contains some important...

Power Has Returned to Power

The defeats for Barcelona mayor Ada Colau and Manuela Carmena in Madrid compound recent woes for Podemos. As popular movements decline, the Spanish left’s...