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What will coronavirus do to Spanish politics?

Jun 18, 2020, 11:13 pm
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Patrons only: The previous economic crisis led to a five-party system but the Constitution held firm. What will happen this time?

What will Covid end up doing to Spanish politics? Twelve years ago, the 2008 financial crisis eventually had profound effects on the way the country's leaders tried to govern the nation. The economic crash led to massive unemployment, abandoned futures, the 15M protest movement, Podemos, the abdication of King Juan Carlos, years of corruption scandals, Pedro Sánchez's struggle to lead the PSOE, the Catalan separatist crisis, and the rise of Ciudadanos and Vox. A two-party system became a five-party system.

In the end, though, and despite ...

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