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About Marta Lobato

Marta Lobato is a doctoral researcher in the Department of Social Anthropology, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Her work focuses on economic crisis, middle class decline and precarity in Spain and Cyprus.

Articles by Marta Lobato

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Phoebe Braithwaite is openDemocracy’s submissions editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Back to basics: why Podemos lost support in the last Spanish election

PP and PSOE have an advantage. They are tied to the history of the country, and there is a popular imagination behind them. Podemos, on the other hand, is trying to create something new.

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