Fourth Election in Four Years- Still no End in Sight

Spain faces a lot of issues these days: the rate of unemployment within society has reached more than 15 %, youth unemployment hit the 30 % mark, the Catalonia conflict rose up again -and now another election. Only seven months…

Catalonia: a Small Country with Big Ambitions for Fighting Climate Change

This article is the part of a series by the IFLRY Climate Change Programme, looking at how different countries are implementing the Paris Agreement. An introduction to the series can be found here. The Mediterranean is one of the regions…

IFLRY Online Meeting on Catalonia

IFLRY Online is IFLRY’s new initiative to allow liberals from all over the world to interact with each other more online.  In that spirit, IFLRY Vice President Nickolas Pagonakis is organising regular online seminars, in which different people from the…

If You Were Catalan..?

While travelling abroad and attending international events, I’ve encountered a range of different views about the Catalan independence process. Many are well-informed and sympathetic, however a few compare Catalonia’s   with other struggles for independence – that may seem similar at…

Brexit: Alvise Pérez’s Perspective from Leeds, England

Ver más abajo para la versión española de esta entrevista. / See below for the Spanish version of this interview. The potential exit of United Kingdom from the European Union (generally referred to as Brexit) would not just affect British…

Northern Europe’s unfair Euro advantage – Christian Holm

All too often I see Northern European liberals and conservatives blaming the people of Southern European states such as Greece for their current economic misery, and suggesting that if Greece lowered wages enough and deregulated enough, economic recovery would be…