Podemos

“The mobilizations are the resistance of the peoples to a neoliberal agenda,” according to Txema Guijarro of Podemos.

Txema Guijarro has been a deputy for Podemos and is running again in the elections on November 10. Of Ecuadorian nationality, his relationship with South America is permanent. In this interview, we wanted to know your opinion on the popular…

Spain “Without Government”–And Then What?

Johan Galtung Democracy is rule with consent of the ruled; of all by dialogue, of majority by voting. Parliamentarism is government with parliament consent by all or by majority; and voter consent by proportionality. In one week the Spanish illegitimacy…

Podemos rises in polls amid anti-austerity fever in Spain

Podemos could unseat the long-established Socialist party for the first time in modern Spanish history by Nadia Prupis, staff writer for Cormmon Dreams Spain’s leftist political coalition, led by the anti-austerity party Podemos, is making new gains in the polls…

Vicente Rubio on Face 2 Face

This week’s show starts with our friend, singer and guitarist, Mark Lesseraux and continues with Vicente Rubio to discuss Spain’s new political landscape with Podemos and the political structures emerging form the Indignados/M15 movement.

Forcing regime change in Greece: the Troika v. Democracy

We reproduce here some views from Podemos and Nobel Laureate in Economics Joseph Stiglitz In view of the situation in Greece, and following the breakdown in the negotiations by the Eurogroup, Podemos wishes to communicate the following: 1.- Last Monday,…

Turkey moves against authoritarianism

It seems that the Syriza-effect has gone beyond Greece and extended to its Turkish neighbour. Election results from the country show that no party gained a majority, much to the annoyance of the leading party, the AKP, that was aiming…

Pablo Iglesias of Podemos in conversation with Amy Goodman

Introduced by Amy Goodman (Democracy Now), Podemos’ General Secretary Pablo Iglesias occupied the CUNY Graduate Center leaving hundred outside and overload the streaming. You can watch the recording online now.

Katerina Sergidou (Syriza): “We need the support of people from Spain and the whole of Europe”

Katerina Sergidou, secretary of the coordination committee of Syriza in Athens, is currently in Spain to support the launch of the manifesto “For the change in Greece”. “If he’s a star that says no to the troika, then he’s welcome,”…

The human being as the central value: a Latin-American prescription for Europe

The obstinacy of stock-market gurus and their prescriptions for the economic health of different countries are contradicted by the efficacy of the treatment in their populations. The illness of hunger, endemic now for a long time, unemployment, housing instability and…

Podemos Leader Advocates for People’s Alliance against Spanish Right

Madrid, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The leader of the newly established Spanish party Podemos (We can), Pablo Iglesias, recommended today the people”s alliances, rather than the political organizations, to remove the right wing from the power in the general elections…