Manolo Monereo is a former MP for Podemos. A key voice in the Spanish left for over thirty years, he is an author, activist, and labor lawyer. He was imprisoned numerous times by the Franco regime for his role in the Communist Youth.
Pablo Iglesias has entered into talks with Pedro Sánchez’s Socialist Party. But if Podemos is to survive, it can’t just be a junior partner to the establishment center-left: it needs to revive its promise to transform Spanish democracy.
Podemos MP Manolo Monereo discusses the road from Spain’s political crisis to the standoff over Catalan independence.
Podemos MP Manolo Monereo discusses the party’s origins, its first crisis, and what it would mean for it to govern.