Pasquino: ‘Populists recognize no limit on the exercise of their power’

02/07/2015. Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Bologna, Gianfranco Pasquino, has taken part today in the Constitutional Course of the 2015 FAES Campus, where he stated that ‘Populists do not have, and do not recognise, any limit to the exercise of their power.’ In this regard, he noted that ‘populists do not recognize the separation of institutions and of powers’ because ‘there is one single source of power: the people.’

Canal: “Hay que mantenerse firmes en la defensa de la democracia, la legalidad y los derechos individuales”

02/07/2015. El profesor de la Escuela de Estudios Superiores en Ciencias Sociales de París, Jordi Canal, ha afirmado hoy que “hay que mantenerse firmes en la defensa de la democracia representativa, la legalidad y los derechos de los individuos” frente al envite del nacionalismo catalán. “En el terreno catalán nos hemos olvidado de hacer política”, ha asegurado durante su conferencia en Campus FAES. María San Gil, patrona de la Fundación Villacisneros, ha denunciado por su parte que el nacionalismo vasco y navarro "quiere cambiar la historia, reescribirla en el sentido que les interesa, borrar de un plumazo 50 años de terror”. 

OPENING OF CONSTITUTIONAL COURSE Pizarro: ‘Institutions are the backbone of organized societies’

01/07/2015. Manuel Pizarro has taken part today in the opening session of the Constitutional course of the 2015 FAES Campus. In his address he said that ‘the Constitution is in the frontispiece of the Rule of Law, it is the sheltering sky of coexistence’. ‘You cannot make a clean sweep of a Constitution that was so very hard to make’, he said.