The Spanish Left’s Proposal to Combat Inequality

The Spanish Left’s Proposal to Combat Inequality

After weaker than expected results in Sunday’s election, Pablo Iglesias, leader of the Spanish Podemos Party, vowed to continue to push the young party’s ambitious anti-inequality and anti-austerity platform. Podemos and other smaller leftist parties in the coalition...
The Fight Against Austerity and the Rise of the New European Left

The Fight Against Austerity and the Rise of the New European Left

Europe is experiencing a profound political upheaval. Years of austerity and economic stagnation have sparked a wave of discontent that has led to the rise of progressive parties across the continent. These new formations share an opposition to the draconian public...
Italy’s Election: Lighting the Lamp

Italy’s Election: Lighting the Lamp

On the eve of the World War I the British diplomat Sir Edward Gray is purported to have said, “The lamps are going out all over Europe.” In the wake of the recent Italian election one might reverse that phrase: after years of brutal austerity, collapsing...