By Pablo Turrión
A manifesto for a brand new, democratic left: a political programme poised to rework Europe
Since 2011, Pablo Iglesias has led Podemos, a brand new radical left get together in Spain that's reframing the character of recent politics. less than his assistance, the social gathering has unmasked the ideological explanations in the back of ecu austerity, revealing the real nature of this energy seize carried out on behalf of elites cause on dismantling the welfare kingdom. the following, Iglesias delineates his political imaginative and prescient. He skewers not just the Spanish institution, but additionally the anti-democratic bloc comprising the Troika, company pursuits, and the “Wall highway Party.”
Politics in a Time of Crisis—which contains an in-depth interview with Iglesias—is an incisive exam of the present state of affairs in Europe in addition to a stirring demand overseas resistance.
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Peter Singer, Practical Ethics (Cambridge University Press, 1979), pp. 131–33. Similar passages may be found throughout his corpus. The classic political description of a world without an outside is the essay “Perpetual Peace,” Perpetual Peace and Other Essays, trans. Ted Humphrey (Indianapolis: Hackett, 1983), where Immanuel Kant argues against political secrecy and standing armies and calls for a “league of nations” to ensure world peace. For an in-depth analysis, see my, “Politics and Peace,” The Subject and 30 Tobin Siebers Other Subjects: On Ethical, Aesthetic, and Political Identity (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1998), pp.
Politics in a Time of Crisis: Podemos and the Future of Democracy in Europe by Pablo Turrión