National Sections of the L5I:

Spain

Catalan Elections: Rajoy stokes “Spanish unity” uproar ahead of December 20 elections.

The September 27 Catalan regional election produced a pro-independence majority in the Catalan parliament, with 72 of the135 seats. Read more...

España: El PSOE mantiene su feudo de Andalucía – ¿se ha detenido el ascenso de Podemos?

Estamos en un súper-año electoral en España. En mayo se celebran elecciones locales en todo el país y en los próximos meses se celebran elecciones para varios gobiernos regionales. Read more...

Spain: PSOE scrapes home in Andalusia - has it stopped the rise of Podemos?

Spain: PSOE scrapes home in Andalusia - has it stopped the rise of Podemos? Read more...

¿Se puede ganar a Podemos para la política de clases?

Podemos, la expresión de lo que se ha denominado "la nueva política" en España, acaba de celebrar su primera Asamblea ciudadana; la apertura de un largo proceso de un mes de duración para decidir sobr Read more...

Podemos: Iglesias tames opposition and trims his programme

Podemos has become the new darling of the left, claiming to be “doing politics differently”, but after its first conference Christian Gebhardt asks if it can live up to the hype Read more...

Podemos - A model for the European left?

Spain bucked the rightward trend in May’s European Parliament elections by electing five MEPs from the new “Podemos” (“We Can”) formation. Read more...

General Strike in Spain: A message has been sent

The Spanish working class showed its anger and opposition to the cuts policies of the right-wing government of PM Mariano Rajoy on November 14 by striking and demonstrating in more than one hundred ma Read more...

Anti-austerity struggle escalates in Spain

Hundreds of masked, black-clad police advancing, firing rubber bullets into the backs of fleeing protestors. Read more...