Jun 27, 2014
The Future of the Kingdom of Spain
With the abdication of King Juan Carlos I and proclamation of his son as the new King of Spain, Felipe VI , Spanish newspapers have recently been awash with articles, cringeful in their servility and unctuously detailing the infinite array of personal, political - even sportsmen's - virtues that readers are supposed to believe have come to roost in ... (more)
Darrell Delamaide's Political Capital: European left scrambles to regroup on economy
The most graphic example is in Greece, where the Panhellenic Socialist Movement that headed a coalition government in 2009 when the crisis broke polled in the single digits, 8%, in last month's European Parliament elections, a figure that included other center-left splinter parties.
Two Changes That I Can Believe In
By sheer coincidence, I've twice been on the scene of grand historical change. The first time, I had just arrived in Spain in August 1982, knowing the country was traversing a political moment that was both exciting and risky.
Spain's Rajoy, embroiled in scandal, refuses to quit
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy rejected a growing clamor to resign over a slush-fund scandal that has rocked his party.
Socialists threaten to oust Spanish president
The Spanish Socialist Workers' Party has threatened to oust President Mariano Rajoy through a vote of no-confidence, officials said.