Prensa The ‘kale borroka’ in Catalonia

In Catalonia there is a routine 'kale borroka' that is perceived in the propaganda of the independentist media, the psychological pressures, the insults, the yellow ties, the tweets, the whatsapp messages; the torchlight processions that recall the supremacist movements. And what does the 'revolución de las sonrisas' say in? Some keep quiet. Others show exquisite prudence. And the pro-independence groups of the Parliament of Catalonia and the President of the Generalitat pull the detainees shouting "freedom". The author of this #PapelesFAES asserts is a symptom of a sick society.

Prensa FAES on Venezuela

FAES Foundation has asserted its commitment to freedom and democracy in Venezuela, denouncing over the years the dictatorial drift and suppression of fundamental rights and freedoms undertaken by the regime and firmly supporting the democratic opposition. Here we compile the most significant information.

Prensa Bolivia: dos cifras que no deben justificar la continuidad del populismo

Las presidenciales no dan las debidas garantías de transparencia, empezando por la violación de todo control institucional para que Morales sea habilitado como candidato en lo que sería su tercera reelección. El gobierno ha trabajado bajo la ley del ‘mínimo esfuerzo’ y el clientelismo político a favor de sus intereses populistas sin que importe la institucionalidad.

Prensa The independentist fiction in Catalonia

The only fault resides in a Catalan independentism that is featured by the institutional and constitutional disloyalty, as well as by the systematic incompliance with the democratic lawfulness. And the ones who are in jail are there ─the justice will have the last say─ as a consequence of their faulty acts. Illegal and antidemocratic.

Prensa Aznar urges to revitalise NATO as the legitimating basis of the liberal world order

In the presentation of the book ‘NATO as part of the UCD’s Foreign Policy design. Javier Rupérez’s role', José María Aznar has assured that “the Atlantic Alliance has protected our political systems and freedoms, but it needs to adapt to the new geopolitical environment”.

Prensa Strength of Identity

Europe is in the throes of two simultaneous crises: on the one hand, it is suffering from a political crisis, a crisis of leadership, one that has led to constitutional failure; on the other, it is suffering from a loss of identity, a phenomenon that results in cultural relativism. Marcello Pera, Speaker of the Italian Senate and Professor of Philosophy of Science at the University of Pisa, delivered a conference entitled “Strength of Identity” during the course of the FAES Campus 2005, a paper which the FAES Foundation is now publishing. Also known as the co-author of the book Senza Radici (“Without Roots”) alongside Cardinal Ratzinger (Pope Benedict XVI), Professor Pera urges European culture to proudly recall and reaffirm its origins and its universal democratic principles: freedom, equality and tolerance. In this respect, Europe must recognise the intrinsic value of a civilisation, Western civilisation, that has given the world so many universal ideas. “Europe must be aware of the moral superiority of a series of values that have prevailed over centuries and that have produced beneficial results wherever they have become established”.

Prensa The ‘kale borroka’ in Catalonia

10.09.2019. In Catalonia there is a routine 'kale borroka' that is perceived in the propaganda of the independentist media, the psychological pressures, the insults, the yellow ties, the tweets, the whatsapp messages; the torchlight processions that recall the supremacist movements. And what does the 'revolución de las sonrisas' say in? Some keep quiet. Others show exquisite prudence. And the pro-independence groups of the Parliament of Catalonia and the President of the Generalitat pull the detainees shouting "freedom". The author of this #PapelesFAES asserts is a symptom of a sick society.

Prensa FAES on Venezuela

07.29.2019. FAES Foundation has asserted its commitment to freedom and democracy in Venezuela, denouncing over the years the dictatorial drift and suppression of fundamental rights and freedoms undertaken by the regime and firmly supporting the democratic opposition. Here we compile the most significant information.

Prensa Bolivia: dos cifras que no deben justificar la continuidad del populismo

07.08.2019. Las presidenciales no dan las debidas garantías de transparencia, empezando por la violación de todo control institucional para que Morales sea habilitado como candidato en lo que sería su tercera reelección. El gobierno ha trabajado bajo la ley del ‘mínimo esfuerzo’ y el clientelismo político a favor de sus intereses populistas sin que importe la institucionalidad.

Prensa The independentist fiction in Catalonia

06.13.2019. The only fault resides in a Catalan independentism that is featured by the institutional and constitutional disloyalty, as well as by the systematic incompliance with the democratic lawfulness. And the ones who are in jail are there ─the justice will have the last say─ as a consequence of their faulty acts. Illegal and antidemocratic.

Prensa Aznar urges to revitalise NATO as the legitimating basis of the liberal world order

05.28.2019. In the presentation of the book ‘NATO as part of the UCD’s Foreign Policy design. Javier Rupérez’s role', José María Aznar has assured that “the Atlantic Alliance has protected our political systems and freedoms, but it needs to adapt to the new geopolitical environment”.

Publicaciones Strength of Identity

01.01.2005. Europe is in the throes of two simultaneous crises: on the one hand, it is suffering from a political crisis, a crisis of leadership, one that has led to constitutional failure; on the other, it is suffering from a loss of identity, a phenomenon that results in cultural relativism. Marcello Pera, Speaker of the Italian Senate and Professor of Philosophy of Science at the University of Pisa, delivered a conference entitled “Strength of Identity” during the course of the FAES Campus 2005, a paper which the FAES Foundation is now publishing. Also known as the co-author of the book Senza Radici (“Without Roots”) alongside Cardinal Ratzinger (Pope Benedict XVI), Professor Pera urges European culture to proudly recall and reaffirm its origins and its universal democratic principles: freedom...