Originally Huffington Post, but also Venezuela Analysis, Latin America Bureau, Latin American Diaries. Spain’s traditional parties aim to halt the remarkable rise of Podemos by painting links to Venezuela as foreign… Continue reading "Spain’s Podemos just latest victim of toxic Venezuela monster!"
Originally Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI). Radical left parties, Syriza in Greece and Podemos in Spain, did well in the recent European elections. But how far can they go? And… Continue reading "Chávez vs UKIP? How Latin America has reinvigorated the European left"
Chronicle of a lie foretold: or, how I failed to stop Spain’s rightwing press from intervening in the 2013 Venezuelan presidential election
Originally published by openDemocracy. I replied to individual tweets with my concerns. But I have 50 followers; they had hundreds of thousands. I was like a cartoon character plugging holes… Continue reading "Chronicle of a lie foretold: or, how I failed to stop Spain’s rightwing press from intervening in the 2013 Venezuelan presidential election"