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The Dream of a Third Spanish Republic

This June, an apparently significant change has occurred in Spanish politics, with the abdication of King Juan Carlos I (part of the Bourbon dynasty that has ruled Spain since 1713). If we analyse the recent history of Spain a bit … Continue reading

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The “Biopower” of the New PRI

In 1957, Octavio Paz (whose centenary we celebrate this year) published one of the greatest poems in the Spanish language of the 20th century – Piedra de Sol (The Sun Stone). Inspired by the Aztec Calendar and the 584 days … Continue reading

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SPAIN: The People’s Struggle and the Role of Adolfo Suárez

Adolfo Suárez González (1932–2014) was a Spanish lawyer and politician. He was Spain’s first democratically elected prime minister after Franco’s dictatorship, and the key figure in the country’s transition to ‘democracy’. Born into a rural, middle class Catholic family, he … Continue reading

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Working Class Culture: The Culture of the Poor

Certain topics fail to enter our historical memory, or are barely mentioned. Such is the case with the working class culture that arose from the labour movement. There is a premeditated desire to ensure that the history of solidarity between … Continue reading

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