La izquierda portuguesa: una familia dividida y enfrentada a la búsqueda de su reconciliación

09/09/2019. El Partido Socialista portugués alcanzó el gobierno en 2015 con el apoyo parlamentario del Partido Comunista Portugués y el Bloco de Esquerda. Hoy, más allá de lo inédito de la situación, las diferencias entre los partidos de la izquierda portuguesa son tan profundas que la idea de un reencuentro en una política concertada parece poco menos que imposible.

Justo al sur de la 'frontera sur' de EEUU: democracia y migración

30/07/2019. ¿Cuál es el interés a largo plazo de los Estados Unidos respecto a su frontera sur? La actitud de la actual Administración esconde un problema de largo recorrido dentro de una solución temporal, pero ni el aumento de tropas ni un muro traerán resultados concluyentes ni duraderos.

The failure of 'remunicipalising' public services

14/05/2019. This FAES Paper untangles the clichés about efficiency and employability around the idea of ‘remunicipalising’ services, and it explains the European regulatory framework in terms of public concession contracts.

Full Banking Union as an Alternative

04/03/2019. The Banking Union lacks a supplied, mutualised and completely alienated from political decition-making, payment guarantee procedure. Whilst that fund is not culminated, member states will not be able to exploit the full potential of the euro.

Franco-German Treaty of Aachen

18/02/2019. The European Union is fragmented and divided. The treaty recently signed by France and Germany represents a new step in bilateral relations, but it should not convey the image of a duumvirate: the agreement represents an insufficient meeting point to develop the European project.

The Role of Isolationism in U.S. Foreign and Immigration Policy

13/02/2019. Trump's immigration policy does not seem to have much to do with real politics, but with electoral satisfaction for 2020. While isolationism has always been present in the U.S. foreign policy perspective, Trump has now transformed the vision on immigration into 'ideology'. The construction of the wall does not reflect the true foreign and immigration policy of the United States, however, there is a very good chance that it will do so in the future.

The Spanish Constitution. Four perspectives on its 40th anniversary

24/01/2019. The Constitution became the key with which Spain gained access to a new reality. This study integrates four essays that underline its value from four different perspectives: institutional quality, reconciliation agreement, Constitution and Europe, and the referential value of the Transition in Latin America.

The Juncker Commission and the new nomination process

21/01/2019. Last autumn the big European political families started the process of candidatures for the indirect election of the new President of the European Commission by placing their candidates at the top of the list. It is time to take stock of the Juncker Commission's management.