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A conversation on how Spain is changing.

A conversation on how Spain is changing.

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Spain

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A conversation on how Spain is changing.

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English


Episodes

Rupert Cocke: Castilla y León elections and Vox vs. PP

2/7/2022
Rupert Cocke (Mergermarket, Barcelona, Twitter: @RupertCocke), who we spoke to back in September about longer-term structural issues in Spanish politics, joins the podcast again today to talk about the regional elections in Castilla y León this month (February 13), the clash on the right between Vox and the PP, who is better at election propaganda, and all the rest. Will we start to see Vox move ahead of the PP in some elections? Are they all overdoing it with their countryside clothes and...

Duration:00:31:40

Chat with Rupert Cocke on Spain, democracy and facism

10/17/2021
Rupert Cocke and I chat about his recent article "Dismantling the narrative that Spain is a fascist state". Spain, Franco, the Transition, Zapatero, Catalan separtism, as well as the evolution of media, politics, technology, the economy and the more recent rise of Vox. Dismantling the narrative that Spain is a fascist state: - https://sharpenyouraxe.substack.com/p/spanish-democracyGuarantee journalism hereFollow Matthew on Twitter

Duration:01:41:00

Episode 1: Spain's new coalition government

1/19/2020
Welcome to the new podcast. We must first talk about Spain’s new left-wing minority coalition government. It is the country’s first coalition in the modern democratic period. Will it work? The longer cycle of Spanish politics we’re in goes back to 2014. Podemos suddenly appeared at the European elections, King Juan Carlos immediately abdicated and the Socialist Party chose a new leader: Pedro Sánchez.Guarantee journalism hereFollow Matthew on Twitter

Duration:00:15:55

Vox is wrong to say 70% of gang rapes in Spain are committed by foreigners, says author of Home Office report Vox uses to justify claim

11/8/2019
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Duration:00:19:26

Day 33 bis: National Police officers

4/17/2019
Testimony about the events of 2017 continues at the Supreme Court.Guarantee journalism hereFollow Matthew on Twitter

Duration:00:03:30

Día 33: More National Police officers

4/16/2019
Testimony about the events of 2017 continues at the Supreme Court.Guarantee journalism hereFollow Matthew on Twitter

Duration:00:03:30

Day 32: Civil Guard Major

4/15/2019
Testimony about the events of 2017 continues at the Supreme Court.Guarantee journalism hereFollow Matthew on Twitter

Duration:00:04:40

Vox in 2019 is Podemos in 2014

4/14/2019
The only question is, how much Vox is Spain going to vote for?Guarantee journalism hereFollow Matthew on Twitter

Duration:00:04:07

Day 31: National Police officers

4/11/2019
Testimony about the events of 2017 continues at the Supreme Court.Guarantee journalism hereFollow Matthew on Twitter

Duration:00:06:00

Day 30: National Police officers

4/10/2019
Testimony about the events of 2017 continues at the Supreme Court.Guarantee journalism hereFollow Matthew on Twitter

Duration:00:04:33

Day 29: National Police officers

4/9/2019
Testimony about the events of 2017 continues at the Supreme Court.Guarantee journalism hereFollow Matthew on Twitter

Duration:00:06:13

The exact words of former Catalan Police chief Trapero when asked by the judge what he told Puigdemont

3/14/2019
"We told them that the Catalan Police was obviously never going to break the law and the Constitution, that we were not with the pro-independence project"Guarantee journalism hereFollow Matthew on Twitter

Duration:00:08:14

Conversations on Spain 7: William Chislett

12/3/2018
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Duration:01:00:14

Conversations on Spain 6: Charles Powell

11/13/2018
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Duration:00:50:25

Conversations on Spain 5: Graham Keeley

11/9/2018
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Duration:00:43:12

Conversations on Spain 4: James Badcock

11/4/2018
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Duration:01:35:36

Conversations on Spain 3: Chris Dottie

10/26/2018
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Duration:00:52:37

Conversation on Spain 2: Fiona Govan

10/19/2018
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Duration:00:30:34

Conversation on Spain 1: Simon Hunter

10/12/2018
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Duration:00:51:54