Fear as an instrument of power

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The terrible drip of death and suffering we have experienced with the pandemic has created a collective trauma aggravated by the cruel lockdown and depressing hammering of media sensationalism, which has created a distorted image of SARS-CoV-2. Likewise, some specialists’ opinions have translated into unnecessary levels of uncertainty by discrediting, with excessive empiricism, that which …

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Who restrains political power in Spain?

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The real cause of the serious institutional deterioration and the worrying political drift in Spain is not to be found in the present circumstances but in the continuous weakening of the Rule of Law, undermined for decades by our political class (without distinction of parties) who have been exploiting the deficiencies of our constitutional text. …

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Spain’s commonsensical political options in the next elections

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Dear reader, The upcoming Spanish general elections to be held next Sunday will have all to do with the attitude the future government will have towards the Catalonian separatists who attempted a true coup d’Etat in the illegal referendum that took place on October 1st 2017 (and who are currently in prison and under trial, …

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It’s either Spain or Sánchez

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Dear reader, For the sake of keeping in power, Socialist President Sánchez has made agreements with Catalonian separatist parties (whose leaders are currently in prison and under trial for holding an illegal referendum in October 2017) and even with the Basque radical nationalists who have usually supported Basque terrorist group ETA, responsible for the cold-blooded …

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The “useful” vote in multi-party democracies

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Dear reader, If the adult citizen in adult democracies must always take with a grain of salt whatever politicians and their cohort of friendly media say, in pre-election periods the manipulations from all these power-junkies are so aggressive that he’d rather protect himself with body armor and a huge dose of skepticism. With general elections …

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