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A 22-year-old’s desperate protest against financial precarity has resonated with students across the country.
The troubling shifts of recent years have all made Spain more, not less, like the rest of the continent.
After refusing to form a left alliance, the Socialist Prime Minister gambled on an early election and was painfully exposed.
Liberal democracy contains the seeds of its own destruction - but also of its own salvation.
The Spanish people must get out and vote to defeat the extreme right.
Rather than Tony Blair, it is now David Cameron that the French president risks emulating.
Thirty years ago this month the Berlin Wall came down and with it a stand-off between East and West that had defined the era of the Cold War.
A return to the scene of the 20th century’s greatest accidental revolution.
The country brought back together 30 years ago was a nation not just divided but stunted: its past not fully processed.
After the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Treuhand state agency was founded to privatise East Germany's state-owned companies. Today, its legacy is sowing division between East and West.
The description of the EU as a faceless bureaucracy has long been used pejoratively, but it has its advantages.