Mònica Clua-Losada: From the Squares to the Ballot Boxes: Understanding the Unfolding of Spain’s Political Crisis

The significance of the Spanish cycle in 2015 has been accounted for within many journalistic outlets. A thorough consideration of the processes within this cycle has not yet been produced. This brief contribution aims to highlight some of the key aspects of the current political situation in Spain. As an early disclaimer, I would like to bring attention to the fact that the unfolding of events in Spain, particularly since 2011, More

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Judith Dellheim

Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung, Referentin Solidarische Ökonomie

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  1. Monica wrote about “non-political grassroots movements with mass appeal, particularly the PAH (Platform of Those Affected by Mortgages) and … the APE (Alliance Against Fuel Poverty)” which “channelled their actions towards the existing contradictions in the relationships between the political sphere, the banking system and the energy sector, which have characterised much of the post-1978 Spanish regime.” So the first question is about the direct dealing and offensive deal with these connections by the movements and the left political agents. What/who is/was how addressed? The second question is about the connections between the stressed problems with the EU. How do the left agents deal with these connections? What does it mean for the left in Europe.

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