Prensa “Never before as today politics seems less relevant, which contrasts with the expectations of the ‘new politics’”

José María Aznar has claimed today that “never before as today in our democratic trajectory politics seems less relevant or, if preferred, less productive. This reality highly contrasts the expectations created by the called ‘new politics’”. “It used to be said -he has added- that agreement culture would be promoted, but never as today appeals for general interests have been less echoed, nor have been institutions less taken care of”. In his opinion, “regardless of the moderated positions, most common among the electorate, there is higher levels of radicalism, never known before in our political system”.

Prensa Aznar: “It is not institutionally logical to blame on others your own responsibility of achieving the majority nor to demand free support”

José María Aznar, has claimed this morning that “from the institutional perspective it is logical” that who opts to be a candidate for becoming the president, “must have kind of a well-founded idea of which will be the majority he should rely on”. “Which is not institutionally logical is to blame on others your own responsibility of achieving that majority, nor to demand free support, nor to claim at the same time a ‘wide’ electoral victory as you threat with new elections”, he has assured.

Prensa Pablo Casado opens 2019 FAES Summer Course, dedicated to Spain this year

FAES Foundation will hold from the 1st to the 5th of July the XVI edition of its Summer Course, which is titled ‘Spain: democratic quality, cohesion and future of the welfare state’, and it will be celebrated among the courses held by the Universidad Complutense and the Banco Santander, in the Madrilenian town of San Lorenzo del Escorial. FAES Summer Course will be open on Monday 1st by the President of the Partido Popular, Pablo Casado, and closed on Friday 5th by the former President of the Spanish government and FAES President, José María Aznar.

Prensa The independentist fiction in Catalonia

The only fault resides in a Catalan independentism that is featured by the institutional and constitutional disloyalty, as well as by the systematic incompliance with the democratic lawfulness. And the ones who are in jail are there ─the justice will have the last say─ as a consequence of their faulty acts. Illegal and antidemocratic.

Prensa Venezuela, a matter of dignity

Since it is the turn of the ‘Freedom Operation’, Venezuela is calling the honourable military officers to restore the dignity of the military institution and, with it, the dignity of a country that still has everything to become one of the most prosperous nations of Latin America.

Prensa The Spanish Constitution. Four perspectives on its 40th anniversary

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.

Prensa Transition and Constitution: A debate on History and Memory

FAES has recently brought together an eminent group of historians and intellectuals to discuss the PSOE's draft law on Historical Memory. Its details, the concept of the initiative and its repercussions and media and political purposes. Presented in the congress last March, the proposal was vetoed by the Partido Popular government, claiming that it would mean an increase in spending. However, it seems that the new socialist government could bring it back. We replicate, with an editing, the most significant parts of that conversation.

Prensa Memory and forgetfulness of reconcilitian

The PSOE's proposal of law to amend the so-called' “Ley de memoria histórica” is his ace up their sleeves that the Socialists are saving to respond to the intentions of Podemos in their quest to snatch the 'anti-Franco' flag from them. The journalist Pedro Corral, a PP councilor in Madrid, describes the proposal as "absolutely shattering", and argues in these FAES Papers that it is "the last burden to sweep away the constitutional system".

Prensa The Statute of Catalonia: Equally Unconstitutional, But More Confusing

Catalan nationalism has acquired a leading role since the last general elections because of the prominent position that the Spanish Government has given the movement, in spite of the number of seats it actually won.

Prensa Nation, State and Constitution

Esta edición de Papeles FAES recoge las ideas y conclusiones del curso “Nación, Estado y Constitución” del Campus 2005 de la fundación, celebrado entre el 8 y el 10 de julio. En este curso intervinieron Carmen Iglesias, catedrática de Historia de las Ideas Políticas; Alain Lancelot, ex miembro del Consejo Constitucional de Francia; Edurne Uriarte, catedrática de Ciencias Políticas; Ferran Gallego, profesor de Historia Contemporánea de la Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona; Manuel Jiménez de Parga, ex presidente del Tribunal Constitucional; Arcadi Espada, periodista; Jon Juaristi, escritor; Roberto Blanco, catedrático de Derecho Constitucional; César Alonso de los Ríos, periodista; Javier Corcuera, catedrático de Derecho Constitucional; Josep Piqué, ex ministro de Asuntos Exteriores; Emilio Lamo de Espinosa, catedrático de sociología y Alejandro Muñoz-Alonso, catedrático de opinión pública y portavoz del Grupo Popular en la Comisión de Defensa del Senado. El curso fue dirigido por Javier Zarzalejos. La edición de esta publicación ha corrido a cargo de Santos Villanueva.

Prensa “Never before as today politics seems less relevant, which contrasts with the expectations of the ‘new politics’”

07.05.2019. José María Aznar has claimed today that “never before as today in our democratic trajectory politics seems less relevant or, if preferred, less productive. This reality highly contrasts the expectations created by the called ‘new politics’”. “It used to be said -he has added- that agreement culture would be promoted, but never as today appeals for general interests have been less echoed, nor have been institutions less taken care of”. In his opinion, “regardless of the moderated positions, most common among the electorate, there is higher levels of radicalism, never known before in our political system”.

Prensa Aznar: “It is not institutionally logical to blame on others your own responsibility of achieving the majority nor to demand free support”

07.01.2019. José María Aznar, has claimed this morning that “from the institutional perspective it is logical” that who opts to be a candidate for becoming the president, “must have kind of a well-founded idea of which will be the majority he should rely on”. “Which is not institutionally logical is to blame on others your own responsibility of achieving that majority, nor to demand free support, nor to claim at the same time a ‘wide’ electoral victory as you threat with new elections”, he has assured.

Prensa Pablo Casado opens 2019 FAES Summer Course, dedicated to Spain this year

06.20.2019. FAES Foundation will hold from the 1st to the 5th of July the XVI edition of its Summer Course, which is titled ‘Spain: democratic quality, cohesion and future of the welfare state’, and it will be celebrated among the courses held by the Universidad Complutense and the Banco Santander, in the Madrilenian town of San Lorenzo del Escorial. FAES Summer Course will be open on Monday 1st by the President of the Partido Popular, Pablo Casado, and closed on Friday 5th by the former President of the Spanish government and FAES President, José María Aznar.

Prensa The independentist fiction in Catalonia

06.13.2019. The only fault resides in a Catalan independentism that is featured by the institutional and constitutional disloyalty, as well as by the systematic incompliance with the democratic lawfulness. And the ones who are in jail are there ─the justice will have the last say─ as a consequence of their faulty acts. Illegal and antidemocratic.

Prensa Venezuela, a matter of dignity

05.01.2019. Since it is the turn of the ‘Freedom Operation’, Venezuela is calling the honourable military officers to restore the dignity of the military institution and, with it, the dignity of a country that still has everything to become one of the most prosperous nations of Latin America.

Publicaciones The Spanish Constitution. Four perspectives on its 40th anniversary

01.24.2019. 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.

Publicaciones Transition and Constitution: A debate on History and Memory

09.05.2018. FAES has recently brought together an eminent group of historians and intellectuals to discuss the PSOE's draft law on Historical Memory. Its details, the concept of the initiative and its repercussions and media and political purposes. Presented in the congress last March, the proposal was vetoed by the Partido Popular government, claiming that it would mean an increase in spending. However, it seems that the new socialist government could bring it back. We replicate, with an editing, the most significant parts of that conversation.

Publicaciones Memory and forgetfulness of reconcilitian

03.12.2018. The PSOE's proposal of law to amend the so-called' “Ley de memoria histórica” is his ace up their sleeves that the Socialists are saving to respond to the intentions of Podemos in their quest to snatch the 'anti-Franco' flag from them. The journalist Pedro Corral, a PP councilor in Madrid, describes the proposal as "absolutely shattering", and argues in these FAES Papers that it is "the last burden to sweep away the constitutional system".

Publicaciones The Statute of Catalonia: Equally Unconstitutional, But More Confusing

03.31.2006. Catalan nationalism has acquired a leading role since the last general elections because of the prominent position that the Spanish Government has given the movement, in spite of the number of seats it actually won.

Publicaciones Nation, State and Constitution

09.01.2005. Esta edición de Papeles FAES recoge las ideas y conclusiones del curso “Nación, Estado y Constitución” del Campus 2005 de la fundación, celebrado entre el 8 y el 10 de julio. En este curso intervinieron Carmen Iglesias, catedrática de Historia de las Ideas Políticas; Alain Lancelot, ex miembro del Consejo Constitucional de Francia; Edurne Uriarte, catedrática de Ciencias Políticas; Ferran Gallego, profesor de Historia Contemporánea de la Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona; Manuel Jiménez de Parga, ex presidente del Tribunal Constitucional; Arcadi Espada, periodista; Jon Juaristi, escritor; Roberto Blanco, catedrático de Derecho Constitucional; César Alonso de los Ríos, periodista; Javier Corcuera, catedrático de Derecho Constitucional; Josep Piqué, ex ministro de Asuntos ...