Prensa Aznar claims for the Classical Liberalism

The president of FAES has expressed that following O'Donnell convictions, is "claiming for the classical liberalism political thought". "His biography represents useful thoughts for our time, inasmuch as it shows the importance of leadership to drive societies to success or failure, to launch initiatives that promote reforms when necessary and desirable, and to speak of it today is appropriate and relevant", he assured.

Prensa FAES ANALYSIS The social democratic compass

/06.10.16/.- "If Social democracy wants to survive, in Spain and in the rest of Europe, it should strengthen its identity and seek solutions, one by one, and from its ideological keys, for the real issues that bother the citizens. Countries need a loyal and institutional representation that express and channels the feeling of the centre-left voters, since the alternative to the centre-right cannot be an amalgamation of anti-system forces". Read the full article

Prensa The social democratic compass

Social democratic parties, accused of being accomplices of capitalism by its younger siblings, have not known how to reshape their ideological place. They have resignedly accepted the diagnosis other people have made of them, they have given up their own identity and they have ended up yielding to populism’s easy argumentation. (...) This historical and political framework is illustrative, because the sorry spectacle that the PSOE gave away last week can’t be separated from the future of the European Social democracy.

Prensa FAES requests further investment in ‘a project that earned us a vast majority four years ago’

/19.10.15/.- The journal Cuadernos de pensamiento Político (Spanish for ‘Journals of Political Thought’), edited by FAES Foundation and directed by its Secretary-General, Javier Zarzalejos, has released its 48th edition. Its editorial note states that ‘it is necessary to conduct an in depth analysis of the reasons and intentions of a project that earned us a vast majority four years ago.’ Read here

Prensa Elections in Portugal

The victory of the centre-right coalition in Portugal breaks some ideological clichés, very widespread in recent times. For example, the idea that any government that implements tough austerity measures will receive such a strong electoral punishment that it will prevent it from continuing in power. The Portuguese case demonstrates that although the commitment to austerity creates a definite erosion, it can be compatible with a comfortable majority in the polls. The problem is not the austerity policies themselves, but rather the ability of the governments that adopt them to empathize with citizens. To be able to convince them both of their immediate need and their position as an indispensable instrument for a strong and stable recovery. The great success of Pedro Passos Coelho has...

Prensa Aznar claims for the Classical Liberalism

02.08.2018. The president of FAES has expressed that following O'Donnell convictions, is "claiming for the classical liberalism political thought". "His biography represents useful thoughts for our time, inasmuch as it shows the importance of leadership to drive societies to success or failure, to launch initiatives that promote reforms when necessary and desirable, and to speak of it today is appropriate and relevant", he assured.

Prensa FAES ANALYSIS The social democratic compass

10.06.2016.  "If Social democracy wants to survive, in Spain and in the rest of Europe, it should strengthen its identity and seek solutions, one by one, and from its ideological keys, for the real issues that bother the citizens. Countries need a loyal and institutional representation that express and channels the feeling of the centre-left voters, since the alternative to the centre-right cannot be an amalgamation of anti-system forces". Read the full article

Prensa The social democratic compass

10.06.2016. Social democratic parties, accused of being accomplices of capitalism by its younger siblings, have not known how to reshape their ideological place. They have resignedly accepted the diagnosis other people have made of them, they have given up their own identity and they have ended up yielding to populism’s easy argumentation. (...) This historical and political framework is illustrative, because the sorry spectacle that the PSOE gave away last week can’t be separated from the future of the European Social democracy.

Prensa FAES requests further investment in ‘a project that earned us a vast majority four years ago’

10.19.2015.  The journal Cuadernos de pensamiento Político (Spanish for ‘Journals of Political Thought’), edited by FAES Foundation and directed by its Secretary-General, Javier Zarzalejos, has released its 48th edition. Its editorial note states that ‘it is necessary to conduct an in depth analysis of the reasons and intentions of a project that earned us a vast majority four years ago.’ Read here

Prensa Elections in Portugal

10.06.2015. The victory of the centre-right coalition in Portugal breaks some ideological clichés, very widespread in recent times. For example, the idea that any government that implements tough austerity measures will receive such a strong electoral punishment that it will prevent it from continuing in power. The Portuguese case demonstrates that although the commitment to austerity creates a definite erosion, it can be compatible with a comfortable majority in the polls. The problem is not the austerity policies themselves, but rather the ability of the governments that adopt them to empathize with citizens. To be able to convince them both of their immediate need and their position as an indispensable instrument for a strong and stable recovery. The great success of Pedro Passos Coelho has...