Prensa Bolivia’s spurious primary elections

The attempt to consolidate authoritarianism in Bolivia is entering its final phase. The Cuban, Venezuelan and Nicaraguan cases are sufficient evidence for Bolivians to opt for a timely exit, before Evo Morales ends up extinguishing the remnants of democracy and freedom that remain in the country.

Prensa From the struggle against ETA to the struggle for the story

Gregorio Ordóñez was more than a political leader; he was a social leader to whom speaking clearly cost him his life. Javier Zarzalejos and María San Gil remember the scope of a figure and a legacy that represents the best political commitment.

Prensa Venezuela: a golden opportunity

For the first time in a long time, a favorable situation has arisen for the cause of freedom and democracy in Venezuela. The lesson is clear: without credible institutions, the rule of law and effective limits on power, it is impossible to have freedom, democracy and economic growth.

Prensa Between 'hard Brexit' and the second referendum

It is time to ratify the agreement to avoid a 'hard Brexit', with the focus on the Protocol on Ireland and the transitional period, and FAES analyses the main scenarios that the British lower chamber’s negative vote would trigger on 15 January.

Prensa The normalization of the coup d’état

Sánchez, the Government and the PSOE have given their political absolution to the coup and accept the non-existent right of self-determination, in the absence of finding a formula to give it to the nationalists.

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 Bolivia’s spurious primary elections

01.29.2019. The attempt to consolidate authoritarianism in Bolivia is entering its final phase. The Cuban, Venezuelan and Nicaraguan cases are sufficient evidence for Bolivians to opt for a timely exit, before Evo Morales ends up extinguishing the remnants of democracy and freedom that remain in the country.

Prensa From the struggle against ETA to the struggle for the story

01.23.2019. Gregorio Ordóñez was more than a political leader; he was a social leader to whom speaking clearly cost him his life. Javier Zarzalejos and María San Gil remember the scope of a figure and a legacy that represents the best political commitment.

Prensa Venezuela: a golden opportunity

01.23.2019. For the first time in a long time, a favorable situation has arisen for the cause of freedom and democracy in Venezuela. The lesson is clear: without credible institutions, the rule of law and effective limits on power, it is impossible to have freedom, democracy and economic growth.

Prensa Between 'hard Brexit' and the second referendum

01.08.2019. It is time to ratify the agreement to avoid a 'hard Brexit', with the focus on the Protocol on Ireland and the transitional period, and FAES analyses the main scenarios that the British lower chamber’s negative vote would trigger on 15 January.

Prensa The normalization of the coup d’état

12.21.2018. Sánchez, the Government and the PSOE have given their political absolution to the coup and accept the non-existent right of self-determination, in the absence of finding a formula to give it to the nationalists.

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.