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Why Spain Has Proven Immune to Far-Right Populism

A brutal dictator still casts a long shadow over the country's political landscape.

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Why far-right populism hasn't caught on in Spain

Europe’s far-right is on the rise. The trend is nationalist and anti-immigrant. Extremist parties are poised to make gains in elections across the continent, from France to Holland to Germany. But in Spain, no such movement has gained traction. And you’d think it would, given years of recession, high unemployment and an influx of foreigners. To…

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