Spain: Madrid and Barcelona show -- the greater the unity on the left, the bigger the win
Date Written: 27/05/2017
Year Published: 2015
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX21559
Once the results of Spains May 24, 2015, local and regional elections became known the main lesson for the anti-austerity and anti-capitalist left was simply and starkly obvious: the more united and more involving of ordinary people its election campaigns were, the greater its gains and the greater the losses for the Spanish Socialist Workers Party (PSOE) -- its main rival for the popular and working-class vote -- and for the ruling conservative People's Party (PP).