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Spain’s greatest export: protest and outrage

The country’s indignados protesters are yet to see solid results of their ongoing push for political and economic change. But they can claim credit for helping spark the worldwide unrest seen on October 15.

October 16th, 2011 | Posted in Iberoblog, Featured | Read More »

What will follow the Spanish Spring?

15-M Madrid

Spain’s 15-M protest has now moved out of the squares and into the streets. While its structure and the lack of a detailed, coherent manifesto hinder it when it comes to offering solutions, the movement has managed to galvanise the political consciousness of thousands of young people.

June 13th, 2011 | Posted in Politics, Featured | Read More »

15-M: Spain’s lost generation finds a voice

Unprecedented “anti-political” protests have hogged the headlines around the country during the local election campaign. But can the nascent 15-M movement make a difference to Spain’s exhausted political landscape?

May 21st, 2011 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

It’s the economy, stupid

You study hard, you get a university degree and that, you would think, should put you in good stead to land a decent job. Right? No. In Spain, unless you are one of a lucky few, at best you can look forward to years of underpaid work in a sector that has nothing to do with your chosen career, at worst unemployment. Oh, and living with your parents throughout.

May 20th, 2011 | Posted in Iberoblog, Featured | Read More »

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