Prensa Brexit out of control

Brexit seems to have acquired a life of its own and feeds on the deep disagreement between the political forces, the internal division, the lack of leadership and the territorial gap. The problem is not Brussels but the political debacle that the Brexit has triggered.

Prensa The regulatory contradictions of the electricity sector

The energy transition provides Spain with many opportunities and it should lead to a leap in the competitiveness with certainty from the political consensus and intelligent planning.

Prensa The new Counter-Terrorism Strategy: Beyond rhetoric

After decades of suffering terrorism, of success and sacrifices, of failures and learnt lessons, the irresponsible political exploitation continues to be used in such a critical area for our society and security. And this is an urgent challenge for the next Government.

Prensa The End of Bipartisanship in El Salvador?

The elected President Nayib Bukele is a politician/protest candidate who has been able to build around himself an image of renewal. He can hardly be seen as an ideological fanatic, but he is a pragmatic capable of swinging to one side or the other, always with the aim of achieving power.

Prensa FAES and the Hanns Seidel Foundation analyse the Spanish and Portuguese situation before the European elections

The FAES Foundation and the German Hanns Seidel Foundation have held in Madrid the seminar 'Spain and Portugal before the European elections', a meeting on nationalism and populism, political and economic reforms and unemployment. Among others, the former president of the Government and president of FAES, José María Aznar; the former minister Josep Piqué; the vice-president of the Hanns Seidel Foundation, Markus Ferber, and the director of FAES, Javier Zarzalejos, took part.

Prensa Why the Italian left is always divided?

The Italian left will assist again to the general elections with the division as a common note. Before the appointment scheduled for March 4th, and at a time where the coalition seems to be really necessary due to the new electoral law that rewards coalitions over parties, the favoritisms, the confrontations and the lack of agreement on fundamental points suggest that there will be no joint candidacy. This report goes through the history of the division and succession of defeats in which the Italian left lives since the end of the PCI.

Prensa Elections and Lessons in Quebec

“Quebec is poorer and has less power within the Canadian context. The most tangible result of Quebec?s pro-independent movement has been the weakening of Quebec” “In Canada the right to decide does not exist; neither the right to secession, and certainly not the right to a unilateral secession” “Most Quebeckers do not want independence, they feel both Quebecker and Canadian and they do not want a third referendum” “The clarity policy has been effective and a new referendum in Quebec will take decades before it becomes feasible. Therefore, it is expected that the clarity policy will also be useful to inspire people who imitate PQ?s policies in other places”

Prensa The Statute of Catalonia: Equally Unconstitutional, But More Confusing

Catalan nationalism has acquired a leading role since the last general elections because of the prominent position that the Spanish Government has given the movement, in spite of the number of seats it actually won.

Prensa Impressions Following the Elections to the Basque Parliament

Cualquier interpretación de los resultados electorales en las elecciones autonómicas vascas queda irremediablemente empañada por un hecho: el mantenimiento y fortalecimiento de la representación de ETA-Batasuna en el nuevo Parlamento Vasco. Sin embargo, no es la subida en escaños de esta organización lo realmente preocupante. La preocupación radica en la aparente resignación y la imagen de impotencia del Estado de Derecho generada por el Gobierno de la Nación ante el intento fructífero de ETA-Batasuna de quebrar la respuesta de la legalidad democrática concurriendo a las elecciones con una lista camuflada.

Prensa Brexit out of control

03.27.2019. Brexit seems to have acquired a life of its own and feeds on the deep disagreement between the political forces, the internal division, the lack of leadership and the territorial gap. The problem is not Brussels but the political debacle that the Brexit has triggered.

Prensa The regulatory contradictions of the electricity sector

03.25.2019. The energy transition provides Spain with many opportunities and it should lead to a leap in the competitiveness with certainty from the political consensus and intelligent planning.

Prensa The new Counter-Terrorism Strategy: Beyond rhetoric

02.28.2019. After decades of suffering terrorism, of success and sacrifices, of failures and learnt lessons, the irresponsible political exploitation continues to be used in such a critical area for our society and security. And this is an urgent challenge for the next Government.

Prensa The End of Bipartisanship in El Salvador?

02.13.2019. The elected President Nayib Bukele is a politician/protest candidate who has been able to build around himself an image of renewal. He can hardly be seen as an ideological fanatic, but he is a pragmatic capable of swinging to one side or the other, always with the aim of achieving power.

Prensa FAES and the Hanns Seidel Foundation analyse the Spanish and Portuguese situation before the European elections

02.05.2019. The FAES Foundation and the German Hanns Seidel Foundation have held in Madrid the seminar 'Spain and Portugal before the European elections', a meeting on nationalism and populism, political and economic reforms and unemployment. Among others, the former president of the Government and president of FAES, José María Aznar; the former minister Josep Piqué; the vice-president of the Hanns Seidel Foundation, Markus Ferber, and the director of FAES, Javier Zarzalejos, took part.

Publicaciones Why the Italian left is always divided?

01.26.2018. The Italian left will assist again to the general elections with the division as a common note. Before the appointment scheduled for March 4th, and at a time where the coalition seems to be really necessary due to the new electoral law that rewards coalitions over parties, the favoritisms, the confrontations and the lack of agreement on fundamental points suggest that there will be no joint candidacy. This report goes through the history of the division and succession of defeats in which the Italian left lives since the end of the PCI.

Publicaciones Elections and Lessons in Quebec

05.22.2014. “Quebec is poorer and has less power within the Canadian context. The most tangible result of Quebec?s pro-independent movement has been the weakening of Quebec” “In Canada the right to decide does not exist; neither the right to secession, and certainly not the right to a unilateral secession” “Most Quebeckers do not want independence, they feel both Quebecker and Canadian and they do not want a third referendum” “The clarity policy has been effective and a new referendum in Quebec will take decades before it becomes feasible. Therefore, it is expected that the clarity policy will also be useful to inspire people who imitate PQ?s policies in other places”

Publicaciones The Statute of Catalonia: Equally Unconstitutional, But More Confusing

03.31.2006. Catalan nationalism has acquired a leading role since the last general elections because of the prominent position that the Spanish Government has given the movement, in spite of the number of seats it actually won.

Publicaciones Impressions Following the Elections to the Basque Parliament

05.01.2005. Cualquier interpretación de los resultados electorales en las elecciones autonómicas vascas queda irremediablemente empañada por un hecho: el mantenimiento y fortalecimiento de la representación de ETA-Batasuna en el nuevo Parlamento Vasco. Sin embargo, no es la subida en escaños de esta organización lo realmente preocupante. La preocupación radica en la aparente resignación y la imagen de impotencia del Estado de Derecho generada por el Gobierno de la Nación ante el intento fructífero de ETA-Batasuna de quebrar la respuesta de la legalidad democrática concurriendo a las elecciones con una lista camuflada.