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Left or right: that will be the choice of Spanish voters in the early general elections on July 23, which could see a far-right party enter government. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Early elections in Spain: The socialists’ risky bet against the rising power of the right

If the conservatives win the election and Vox holds the balance of power, the far right will take part in a governmental coalition for the first time since the consolidation of Spanish democracy.
Proclamation of the Second Republic in Spain. Crowds with banners and flags. Archivo Baldomero y Aguayo, IPCE, Ministerio de Cultura y Deporte

The 1930s municipal elections that put an end to the monarchy in Spain

After the country’s municipal elections in May 2023, perceived as a plebiscite on the government, President Pedro Sánchez called for general elections.
More than two hundred migrants were rescued by the Italian Coast Guard in Pozzallo (Sicily, Italy) in February 2023. Alessio Tricani / Shutterstock

Criminals, terrorists and freeloaders: how migrants are portrayed in the European media

Research in Spain, Italy and Greece has analysed the representation of immigration in the media, hate speech on social media and the perceptions of journalists in these countries.
Far-right political parties, often Eurosceptic, have long been at work building their influence in Brussels. On June 12, 2019, Italy’s Lega and France’s Rassemblement National announced that they would form the Identity and Democracy (ID) group within the European Parliament. At a press conference the next day, Marco Zanni of Lega (L) shakes hands with the RN’s Marine Le Pen. Aris Oikonomou/AFP

The fox in the chicken coop: how the far right is playing the European Parliament

How political parties such as Fidesz, Brothers of Italy, and the National Rally form part of the European Parliament.
Digital news organizations like Buzzfeed and Vox are among those where journalists are unionizing. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

What’s behind the new push for unionization by journalists

Union drives continue to launch at news organizations in the United States and Canada. The COVID-19 pandemic has not diminished journalists’ resolve to build a safety net — and to protect journalism.
Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez with supporters on election day in Spain, April 28 2019. His Socialist Party beat several right-wing to maintain its majority in parliament. AP Photo/Bernat Armangue

Spanish voters rebuff radical right — for now

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.
The leaders of the PSOE, PP and Citizens simultaneously appeared before the media and their followers. RTVE

Spanish general election: the winners, the losers – and Vox

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.

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