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whither podemos? | books & essays | europe | for europe, against the eu

in 2015, podemos, then a fledgling spanish political movement, was being hailed at home and abroad as a new form of left populism. fronted by pablo iglesias, a young-ish political theorist well-versed in arcane theories of hegemony and anti-capitalist discourse, podemos simultaneously seemed to be inspiring a mass movement. it felt radical. and it seemed popular. since then, however, podemos’s star has waned. in spain itself, its support has fallen away; outside of spain, it no longer commands fawning op-eds, or admiring glances from the self-styled left. what happened? how did a political grouping with so much momentum seem to lose its way? and what of its future in spanish politics?to answer these questions, the spiked review spoke with ...