1 Article by: Iker Itoiz Ciáurriz

Iker Itoiz Ciáurriz is a PhD student at the University of Edinburgh. His interests broadly concern twentieth-century European history and current European politics.

The Spanish Right Wants to Create Another Venezuela

Ever since the PSOE and Unidas Podemos formed a governing coalition in January, Spain’s right-wing opposition has denied its democratic legitimacy. Calls for police mutiny and resistance against the COVID-19 lockdown show how the Spanish right is imitating its Latin American counterparts, seeking to create a climate of chaos that can bring down the government.