Tag: Podemos

Whose Populism? Which Democracy?

Alexandra Frankel , May 18th, 2017


“Populism” conflates widely disparate political projects under one conceptual category. The term demands closer anthropological analysis. “The new enemy.” In a recent column in El País, the Peruvian…


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Spain’s current political impasse

John Postill , October 13th, 2016


Yesterday, 12 October 2016, I took part in a seminar titled “Resolving Spain’s political deadlock” held at my home institution, RMIT University, in Melbourne. I presented alongside Marta…


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Back to Basics: Why Podemos Lost Support in the last Spanish Election

Human Economy Blog , July 15th, 2016


Credit: Andrea Comas/ Reuters By Marta LobatoThe results of the Spanish general election on 26 June betrayed the expectations of many on the left. Pre-election polls predicted that…


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Back to Basics: Why Podemos Lost Support in the last Spanish Election

Human Economy Blog , July 15th, 2016


Credit: Andrea Comas/ Reuters By Marta LobatoThe results of the Spanish general election on 26 June betrayed the expectations of many on the left. Pre-election polls predicted that…


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Back to Basics: Why Podemos Lost Support in the last Spanish Election

Unknown , July 15th, 2016


Credit: Andrea Comas/ Reuters By Marta LobatoThe results of the Spanish general election on 26 June betrayed the expectations of many on the left. Pre-election polls predicted that…


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Back to Basics: Why Podemos Lost Support in the last Spanish Election

Human Economy Blog , July 15th, 2016


Credit: Andrea Comas/ Reuters By Marta LobatoThe results of the Spanish general election on 26 June betrayed the expectations of many on the left. Pre-election polls predicted that…


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33. Iñigo Errejón: Podemos as an emergent cultural practice

John Postill , March 27th, 2016


Photo credit: ca.wikipedia.org This is the thirty-third post in the freedom technologists series I have pasted below some highlights (in Spanish) of an excellent interview with Podemos’ &#8216…


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27. Freedom technologists and the future of global justice

John Postill , January 22nd, 2016


This is the twenty-seventh post in the freedom technologists series See also the Directory of freedom technologists  via State of Power 2016 18 January 2016 In the wake…


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More instability expected in Spain after indecisive election

Vito Laterza , December 21st, 2015


More political instability looms in another southern European country. No clear majority emerged from the ballot box in Spain yesterday, and the two-party system seems to be a…


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Barcelona’s local elections in the global spotlight

John Postill , May 29th, 2015


Less than a week ago, on 24 May 2015, local and regional elections were held across Spain. In Barcelona, Madrid and other major cities, new anti-establishment candidates either…


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NEW! — Susana Narotzky: Hope for Change: The Problem with Podemos

Focaal Web Editor , April 20th, 2015


Podemos is hailed by many as the only hope in a Spanish landscape devastated by austerity. In the elections to the European parliament (2014), Podemos received 7.97  percent…


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14. Field theory, media change and the new citizen movements

John Postill , March 5th, 2015


This draft article is the fourteenth post in the freedom technologists series. Field theory, media change and the new citizen movements: the case of Spain’s ‘real democracy turn’,…


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