Leftwing alliance

We go on… and it will be beautiful

The results of the primary elections have made Apruebo Dignidad the largest political and social coalition in the country, which could allow – for the first time since 1990 – a left-wing pact to have a real chance of becoming…

‘The contraption’ and the future of social democracy: the government experiment in Portugal

Renato Miguel do Carmo and André Barata 1 May 2017 for openDemocracy Something relatively obvious took too long to be explicitly acknowledged in Portuguese democracy: that there are more points of convergence than of divergence among the leftwing parties. We…