Monthly Archives: December 2015

The 2015 election in Spain

By Ignacio Lago Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona On December 20 2015 the twelfth national election after the restoration of democracy in the seventies was held in Spain. The election revolved around the consequences of the economic crisis, corruption and the relationship between Spain and Catalonia. The two national established parties, PP and PSOE, have been […]

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Are the better educated less cynical?

by Katherine Sullivan What is the story? This blog is about political cynicism, which is defined as a “mistrust generalized from particular leaders or political groups to the political process as a whole – a process perceived to corrupt the persons who participate in it and that draws corrupt persons as participants” by Capella and […]

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