A quirk of mathematics gives voters in some small states, like Rhode Island and Nebraska, an extra edge over voters in other states. This happens not only in the US, but in other countries, too.
In the Catalan Pyrenees, women shepherds and cattle ranchers try to valorise the ancestral agropastoral culture to save the mountains from climate change.
The Spanish director’s new film is a mischievously autobiographical commentary on the healing powers of art.
A trial echoing the la Manada gang-rape case is being heard as an incident of ‘sexual abuse’.
European states have the legal and moral obligation to resume search-and-rescue operations in the Mediterranean. Spain’s Salvamento Maritimo should lead the way.
After Brexit, the UK will need to decide whether it supports EU diplomacy or US militarism.
Why social work needs a global truth and reconciliation commission.
The holiday honors a 19th-century battle between the French and the Mexican armies that, strangely enough, may have influenced the outcome of the US Civil War.
The Socialist Party handily won Spain’s April 28 election, thanks to very high turnout among leftists who feared a return to ultra-right government. Spain had a rightist military regime until 1975.
Since 2015, Spanish politics has lived on a roller coaster. Catalonia, article 155, the motion of censure in the government, the rise of the far-right. The suspense, after this election, is assured.
Sánchez seeks to build alliances but not a formal coalition as the Socialists win but fall short of an absolute majority.
The PP wants to restrict access to terminations and Vox wants to ban all public funding for them.
Rather than setting itself against the EU like many other groups, Vox sees regional independence movements as its enemy.
The upcoming Spanish election will not only change the political landscape in the short term. The success of Vox will likely secure a place for anti-immigrant parties for the indefinite future.
With the big parties under pressure from regional forces, it’s hard to see how anyone could form a government on April 28.
Whenever writings were explicit, liberal or anti-Catholic, the Francoist censors crossed them out.
A brutal rape at Pamplona’s 2016 running of the bulls outraged Spain. Then came #MeToo. With ever more Spaniards taking up the feminist mantle, schools – many of which are not coed – lag behind.
Plans for the Irish border come in to force after Brexit. But there is no plan for the rock after that date.
Left-wing parties in Andalusia were the biggest losers as right-wing parties gained seats in in regional elections in early December.
Gibraltarians are famously proud to be British. But amid the uncertainty of Brexit, some are having an existential identity crisis.